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Kenleyboy
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I managed to squeeze a few hours out on the fields this late afternoon and make the most of what is left of the dry and warm weather . Tomorrow we have rain for the rest of the week and possibly beyond . I dont mind these last minute decisions , sometimes they can prove to be the most productive and seeing as I had enough juice in the machine left for a few hours I decided to lock the hectic workshop doors and get going and make the most of the mild afternoon .
No plan as such other than to stay in one part of the field rather than go heading off in all directions as time was very short so it was the low lying part of the field where I would begin and gradually work my way up the gentle slope which is a favoured spot and by then I reckon the day would be over as dusk settles in .
Once again on the hot programme , getting quite used to this one and while it chirped away I dug the usual bits of annoying foil and a ring pull which did a very good impression of what initially looked like a silver coin wedged in the clump of soil . Not best pleased I continued in an ever hopeful mood and just happy to actually be outdoors and my spirits were further lifted on the first decent signal which cheered me up no end .
I think my minimal research may have this right but correct me if I am wrong .
British Army officers insignia badge WW2 .
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Happy with that find and I tend not to find anything associated with the military on these fields so a nice bonus find .
Amongst the ever unpopular bits of foil and ever more ring pulls I managed again to get lucky and find another hammered coin . It is a bit worn and I am not quite sure of the monarch so I am guessing Elizabeth or Charles groat ? That is a guess and no doubt wrong on both occaisions but nonetheless very pleased and as always unexpected . The coin looks clipped but measure 16 mm diameter in its present state .
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With two decent finds under my belt I was very happy with the few hours I managed and I had a few more bits and bobs with a couple of bits of lead one numbered and the other piece inscribed with an "X" .
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Charles I halfgroat.

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Allectus wrote: Tue Mar 09, 2021 10:01 pm Charles I halfgroat.

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Thanks Allectus , top ID again :thumbsup:
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Nice coin my man...told you there were finds there :ugeek:
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Lovely to get a nice big chunk of a silver coin. Bet that made you grin :D
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Oxgirl wrote: Tue Mar 09, 2021 10:48 pm Lovely to get a nice big chunk of a silver coin. Bet that made you grin :D
The ring pull had me seething :lol:
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It`s always a happy occasion to find a Charles1 st coin ,such nice Coins. Well done Paul. :thumbsup:
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Well done, Paul on the Charles 1st Half Groat
Military badge looks good, yet to find a military badge.
Always makes it worth while with a couple of decent finds.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
Dave.
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