Sunday short visit

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I though shall I, shan’t I venture out on the Sunday due to the forecast, eventually stopped procrastinating, and wife also said “can’t you go detecting your annoying me with your mooching around” got in the field at 11:30

Conditions were OK, had a heavy shower that made things sticky so nearly packed in but it brightened so carried on, then the rain started spitting and could see the sky getting darker so eventually made my way back to the car and finished at 15:00

So, three and a half hours were very fruitful and not too much rubbish, one piece of lead that was a good 12 inches down had the heart pumping, lovely signal and not iron but on the careful extraction thinking it was something a bit tasty out popped a large piece of lead

Also got a half of a possible iron age / roman bracelet, still trying to get a good image with the camera to show the wavy pattern and dots.
All the Celtic stuff is below the field features I found so hunch proved right, will need to carry on where I left off but with the recent planned lock down don’t know when I will get back there

Here are the finds

A lovely condition Durotriges Stater
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A 1st / 2nd Century Disk Brooch
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A Elizabeth I Penny (or maybe a Mary Penny) 99% sure it’s a Lizzy
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And a nice possible garter buckle
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And the other stuff, large horse brass, a “tarty” looking button, usual buttons, couple of small bits of lead, bird tag and odd bit of copper
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Regards Steve
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Flippin eck, you don't mess about do you? Cracking finds! :thumbsup:

I was decorating. :pulling hair out:
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Gawd I’m finding nothing of any real note at the moment and you find those in one afternoon? 8-)

Lovely disk brooch but that stater has made me greener than kermit - stunning :Star:
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Nice stater that Steve, looks fairly good silver too :thumbsup:
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Well done Steve.
If that’s what you find in three and a half hours in the rain what do you find in a full day when’s the suns out?
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Hellfire, that session was short but incredibly sweet, Steve :thumbsup:

Be very interested to see the bracelet fragment.
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Blimey mother Riley what a cracking short outing. Liking your finds very much, well done to you :clapping:
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Fantastic finds...I'd be lucky to get your "Other stuff" :thumbsup:
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Some lovely finds there , especially the stater and disc brooch :thumbsup:
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Wow ! Cracking finds , I love those short but fruitful sessions. Not that mine are anywhere near as fruitful as that.
Well found, well saved . :thumbsup:
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Some very good finds, Steve.
Any trace of colour left on the brooch ?
Three and half hours is nearly a full session for me, although there have been times when i wanted to carry on.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Dave The Slave wrote: Wed Nov 04, 2020 6:36 pm Some very good finds, Steve.
Any trace of colour left on the brooch ?
Three and half hours is nearly a full session for me, although there have been times when i wanted to carry on.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
Dave.
Very faint remnants of red enamel inside the outer rim, would think it would have been quite ornate but sadly all gone

Seems I’ve found a hot spot in the field so need to concentrate my efforts before the crop gets too tall

Normally around a six hour + stint for me but I’m slowing a bit due to my condition

Still after the elusive gold stater that’s the top of my wish list, although chuffed to bits with the stater, the best condition one I’ve found so far, my ninth stater

Regards Steve
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