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« on: August 26, 2018, 01:40:15 PM »

Hi Folks
Me and Ron made what seems like another pilgrimage yesterday.  A long journey, but we always find something of interest.
 The weather was good so we made the most of it and marched up and down the fields all day, only stopping for refreshments at lunch time and to visit the landowners, who were not at home. So we left a box of finds from previous searches and a bespoke spalted beech table lamp, turned on my lathe at home, hanging from the door knob .  Both me and Ron are hobbyist woodturners, making bowls, lamps and wooden round things!!  We had a few interesting finds, especially the Roman Chicken brooch (AD 100-200), a couple of nice Roman copper alloy coins, a what I think is a Charles 1st sixpence, a German token, a William 3rd halfpenny and some bits and pieces.  Ron also had a lovely big crotal bell.  The biggest one we've had so far.  Once again a good and exhausting day, then home to rest our weary bodies and reflect on the days adventure.  And we've got our eye on lots of Sloes in readiness to make some tasty Sloe Gin.  yum! yum!

Cheers and Happy Digging!!   Tom


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« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2018, 02:28:35 PM »

Like the chicken brooch. Since we got some chickens, we seem to have more chicken related items in our house (used to get a lot of cat related items).

I'd agree on the Chas I sixpence as the VI is to the right of the monarch.
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« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2018, 08:05:29 PM »

So what happened to the cat Roly?  The chicken brooch is different and nice to find.  We have found coins and artefacts of all ages from the same field. Thanks for confirmation on the poor Charles 1st sixpence.  Cheers.  Tom
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« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2018, 09:22:08 PM »

We still have a cat, it's just we have three chickens as well, so people have switched to chicken-based cards / gifts......
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« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2018, 06:56:07 PM »

Yes we had a lovely day out on Saturday,my finds were fairly quiet for a while but I made up for it with this big croatel bell in really good nick,and a strap end of some sort with a dragons head on it,tom had some lovely finds fairplay,looking forward to our next outing,we might have a change  of area next time,cheers guys Ron, Wink


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« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2018, 06:59:15 PM »

Another photo besides a 50 pence piece,


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« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2018, 07:00:26 PM »

wrong photo sorry guys Grin
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« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2018, 08:09:32 PM »

I was wondering if my new glasses were distorting things for a bit there Ron.

What a cracking crotal Bell, lovely. The long thingy looks like a skillet handle and what is the thing that looks like a short handled striped spanner ?

Some very nice finds, again.
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« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2018, 09:44:51 PM »

Cracking haul Ron, you guys certainly got some interesting land. I love the Saxon strap end.  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2018, 10:49:29 PM »

Thanks everyone.  We appreciate all the feedback.  As you said Paul, we are very fortunate to have productive and varied land where we have the possibility to unearth finds from all eras.  Going to try new ground next weekend,  Fingers crossed!!
Cheers and Happy Digging!!  Tom and Ron.
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« Reply #10 on: September 02, 2018, 04:47:43 PM »

Nicest selection of finds I have seen for a long time. Well searched guys ..
A crotial bell is at the top of my wish list,,,, haven't come close to finding one. And to find one like that would be a gem.
Cracking find.
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« Reply #11 on: September 03, 2018, 07:07:51 PM »

Thank you guys for all  your comments,no val your glasses are not distorted ,I think its me that's distorted,haha,yea paul I like that strap end to,all the best guys till next time,cheers Ron.
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« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2018, 06:00:30 PM »

That would make my day to find that lovely lot .
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