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« on: September 21, 2018, 07:19:34 PM »

25 overall indentation is 18mm any ids people


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« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2018, 07:55:56 PM »

Well the coin is a William 1st Pax type..... but made out lead???  ..... my guess, and its just a guess mind,  is that someone was testing out they re forged die stamps  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2018, 08:20:37 PM »

That's really quite an interesting find  -  it says in Spinks Coins of England that lead die struck examples of the previous type (profile head right) have been found in the Thames, so wonder if that might apply to the Paxs type too (which yours is).
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« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2018, 08:50:02 PM »

Thanks guys not my find thou
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« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2018, 09:43:44 PM »

interesting find well saved thanks for sharing
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