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Spazzyken
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Hi found this coin on my last day as it has been drilled and I thought it was a silver coin not a hammered,it's a bucket lister as I've never found one so was chuffed to bits.found with my nox 800 thanks for looking cheers ken
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It’s hammered :Party: A Charles I Scottish 20 pence I believe :D

Congratulations on your first one - a corker. Think this one is pretty similar but I’ll let the experts confirm the detail https://bandgcoins.co.uk/product/scotla ... e-1637-42/

Really, really pleased for you :thumbsup:
Yes I really don’t like Roman coins, I’m not joking
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I should coco... yep a beauty too

Well found and saved :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Regards Steve
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Yes oxy your spot on a charles 1st scotish 20p just think what that would of bought in the 1600s quite a bit I would imagine happy swinging cheers ken
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Nice hammered! Well found and well saved . :thumbsup:
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Great find Ken, I've never seen one of those before :thumbsup:

Happy hunting :D
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Cheers trev no I've never seen one berore either
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Ooooh thats a nice coin, well saved :clapping:
Would probably clean up quite well if you were so inclined :thumbsup:
Thats a field to look forward too once its cropped
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Spazzyken wrote: Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:36 pm Yes oxy your spot on a charles 1st scotish 20p just think what that would of bought in the 1600s quite a bit I would imagine happy swinging cheers ken
Its the equivalent of the English half groat i think, their coinage was different to our, excellent find, had a few over the years :clapping:
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I do like that :thumbsup:

I did not realise that in the 1630s Scotland had different coinage to England (which in 2030 might again be the case if Jimmy Cranky has her way and they break away from the UK and join the EU and use the euro).

Just found this item -
"In 1604, the year after the Union of the Crowns, the Council ordered Scotland to use the same coinage standards as England.
A new gold coin, called a Unit in Scotland or Unite in England, was valued at £12 Scots or £1 sterling.
When they specified a denomination it was a Roman numeral which could be interpreted as Scottish shillings or English pence.


So as this is 20 Scottish pence that would equate to 1.66 English pence and the nearest equivalent would be the half groat as Muddy Mick said.

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