Why am I disappointed?

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Oxgirl
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I’ve decided I need to slap myself with a wet fish and give myself a lecture. Why? Because I went out for 2.5 hours on Monday a pasture field I’ve been on before but largely ignored. I came home disappointed but I found some interesting things. None were medieval though so maybe that’s the issue? Or maybe not being able to detect for so long has just made me have expectations that are unattainable? Anyway I should get a grip cause there were some nice finds in amongst this lot, and a bit of silver :Party:

It’s an interesting field and always gives me finds but more interesting fields usually get my attention instead. Because we are restricted on where we can go right now it was worth another shot and I did have lots of fun. Even managed to dodge the rain too.

So the finds...

nice George V Shilling
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A pewter or high tin content copper alloy spoon fragment
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Two nice buckles
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Two discs of ‘something’ - think one was a cloth seal and the other I thought was a smoothed William III sixpence but now don’t think it’s silver at all :problem:
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Do like those buckles , got a soft spot for them , great to find so good on yer ! :thumbsup:
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That's a good day in my book. :thumbsup:
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Great to see you out in the fields again :thumbsup:

Loce that ornate buckle, and to be fair its not a bad haul after such an awful year :clapping:
I'm the same as Kenleyboy and have a soft spot for buckles....
At least you got your gear muddy too :D
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Nice buckles. :thumbsup:
I too have decided to spend some time on a large pasture field which I have mainly previously ignored for the far more productive surrounding fields. I don't expect many keepers but know that there should be a few decent finds hiding there somewhere.
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Oxgirl wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:17 pm I’ve decided I need to slap myself with a wet fish



:thumbsup:

Can't blame you for feeling out of sorts after a year's worth of weirdness.
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I regularly get myself worked up about possible finds when I go out. Particularly as my fields are completely littered with rubbish. I always imagine gold coins and rings and amazing things, that in reality I won’t find, so naturally, when I don’t find them I’m a little disappointed. 🤦‍♀️ Combined with the fact that I haven’t been out in so long makes it a little worse.

I too need a slap with a fish. 🐟🐠🐡
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Kenleyboy wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:43 pm Do like those buckles , got a soft spot for them , great to find so good on yer ! :thumbsup:
Me too - I think you’ve had a good all round day there!
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The Buckles are very nice Cath. . Hey ! I can still remember many years ago on one particular day ,going out at around 10 am and not getting home till 5pm and all I had to show for my hours of tramping the fields was a solitary brass threepenny bit. Now that, is soul destroying believe me.
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Bors wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:35 am The Buckles are very nice Cath. . Hey ! I can still remember many years ago on one particular day ,going out at around 10 am and not getting home till 5pm and all I had to show for my hours of tramping the fields was a solitary brass threepenny bit. Now that, is soul destroying believe me.
I am really looking forward to you getting out again soon Bors. I miss your detecting stories!
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I too would like to get out , Its just not happening at the moment though. In fact I think I could be somewhere near the mark if I said I havn`t been detecting for must be getting on for 8 months now and that was only for a brief hour . I`ve put well over a stone or more on in weight and I feel FAT :(
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Bors wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:41 am I too would like to get out , Its just not happening at the moment though. In fact I think I could be somewhere near the mark if I said I havn`t been detecting for must be getting on for 8 months now and that was only for a brief hour . I`ve put well over a stone or more on in weight and I feel FAT :(
You won’t be alone! Good excuse to go detecting even more when things get a bit safer. Hope you are doing OK, it’s been a long time... too long!
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Well, I`ve still gotta pulse ,and that`s a bonus . :lol: I tend to slurp coffee and bickies watching the box all day if I`m not doing my indoor hobbies .
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I'd call that a good day, love the buckles.
Just great being able to be out again, finds are a bonus , not a good given. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Cath, nothing wrong with your haul.
I have never found a Silver Shilling or 2 buckles that are complete , let alone as ornate as those.
Even the smooth Silver coin would be something.
Unless travel restrictions get lifted, detecting inland could be out until post Harvest.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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