Roman ID help please.

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Reiver
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Went out this morning on local permission , it's a hill pasture field which is pretty rough, but not a million miles away from a Roman marching camp.
Having said that I rarely find Roman, only ever found three Roman's two of which were Republican silver Denari and the third a Domitian. So my experience of Roman is limited.
After two Victoria pennies, some lead and a sash window latch this Roman turned up. After another hour a bitter wind got up, and I decided to call it a day and came off the hill nithered.

Once home and warmed up I thought I would set to and ID the coin . Despite being in the ground for nigh on 2000 years give or take, I thought the detail was reasonably crisp.

Five hours and three I D sites later I am admitting defeat and putting a plea for I D help out to you coin wizzards.

If anyone could tell me what the coin is and any info around it I would be very grateful.
Thanks in advance,
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I'll let the big boys deal with this but I find this site VERY handy

:http://numismatics.org/ocre/identify

mainly as it lets you put any letters you can read, on either side, and gives you the results of all the coins with letters in the legends in that order...
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As above ^ and well worth a zap. Cracking coin :thumbsup:
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figgis wrote: Sat Mar 06, 2021 5:32 pm As above ^ and well worth a zap. Cracking coin :thumbsup:
Thanks for ID , when you say worth a zap, what do you mean by zap (excuse my ignorance)? :oops:
Thanks again.
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alloverover wrote: Sat Mar 06, 2021 5:25 pm Hadrian denarius :thumbsup:

https://www.wildwinds.com/coins/sear5/s3519.html
Thank you very much for ID ,I wish I had better ID skills on these.
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HolzHammer wrote: Sat Mar 06, 2021 5:25 pm I'll let the big boys deal with this but I find this site VERY handy

:http://numismatics.org/ocre/identify

mainly as it lets you put any letters you can read, on either side, and gives you the results of all the coins with letters in the legends in that order...
Thanks for the info on ID site, very welcome. :thumbsup:
Cheers,
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Reiver wrote: Sat Mar 06, 2021 5:44 pm Thanks for ID , when you say worth a zap, what do you mean by zap (excuse my ignorance)? :oops:
Thanks again.
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Electrolysis, an old phone charger will do it. :thumbsup:
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Easylife wrote: Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:08 pm Electrolysis, an old phone charger will do it. :thumbsup:
Thanks Easylife, I've never used electrolysis for cleaning , what's the general consensus of opinion on it ?
Do or don't? :?:
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If you have a coin of significant value or importance then any cleaning would be inadvisable, but electrolysis can work wonders on old silvers.

Personally, I wouldn't hesitate :thumbsup:
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Thanks for that Easylife, may well set one up and give it a go.
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