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« on: March 25, 2018, 08:40:14 PM »

Managed to pop out this sunny morning and had a load of great signals which mostly turned out to be modern junk  and a whopping 7p in modern Cry

I did however find a 1918 edward penny and a nice little button. A pin possibly off a broach and an unknown
Its badly worn but you can make out a cross on the one side and the letters M O or O W on the other. Its thicker than a new £1 coin and heavy
Pic attached, any ideas welcome
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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2018, 09:33:51 PM »

Well found N8. The thick ‘coin’ is probably a coin weight. Interesting cross if you’ve got it right. Needs some research. Or it could be a farm token (after thought) !
The pin looks more like a lynch pin with that loop on the end. A bit on the small side though.
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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2018, 09:46:39 PM »

Thanks Val
The coin is worn and i can only see the cross under good light, can't get a better pic though. I'll have a look into coin weights to see if i can find out more
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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2018, 10:01:29 PM »

Having conducted a quick seqrch for coin weights i think its a
1740 Moidor portugese coin weight



Thanks for the tip Val


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« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2018, 10:04:25 PM »

Better picture of example





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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2018, 10:26:35 PM »

Good research there N8 well found.
Beats me how they turn up in our fields. I found one a few years back. 8 reals, pieces of 8 and all that jazz.
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« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2018, 05:27:59 AM »

Nice interesting find N8, good to see something a bit different.
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