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Tough as for an ID but worth a punt, 3 pellets visible on the reverse may narrow it down a bit but not by much, there may be some detail that an expert eyes might give some insight perhaps, found Sunday 14th Mar

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I think even our genius coin ID bloke might struggle there. To be honest though he could say it was any king and we’d all just nod and agree :lol:
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Oxgirl wrote: Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:49 pm I think even our genius coin ID bloke might struggle there.
Well if he doesn't bleedin' hurry up then I might have a go! :lol:
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Easylife wrote: Tue Mar 16, 2021 11:27 pm Well if he doesn't bleedin' hurry up then I might have a go! :lol:
Feel free, I might too cause I really don’t see how anyone could contradict any guess :lol:
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Oxgirl wrote: Tue Mar 16, 2021 11:31 pm Feel free, I might too cause I really don’t see how anyone could contradict any guess :lol:
Ooh, but it's all in the finer detail which the untrained eye would not be expected to see! :lol:
'CIVI TAS' so it's a British mint! Now who's name is that on the other side? Henricvs, Eddy? :-? :Party:
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Oxgirl wrote: Tue Mar 16, 2021 11:31 pm I might too cause I really don’t see how anyone could contradict any guess :lol:
Well hurry up and have one Cath as Steve has not slept since Sunday through the excitement of finding such an exquisite and stunning find and we're all on the edge of our seats now! :thumbsup:
I might have a bit of a look tomorrow but no promises? :Thinking: :cry:
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Apologies wanted to get it right.

I think it’s a Henry IV heavy coinage penny fragment. Being serious I think I read henricus on the obverse. It’s not later as there’s no sign of the rose centre on the reverse. It is 18mm if it was whole so would be a penny.
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Oxgirl wrote: Wed Mar 17, 2021 12:26 am Being serious I think I read henricus on the obverse.
It kind of looked like that to me at first glance but not quite so sure as it just depends upon the orientation?
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Just woken after collapsing from lack of sleep from anticipation of finding out what it was :lol: :lol:

I did think myself it was a Henry, but did not want to sow that seed until someone else concurred :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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What I wanna know is, right, why is it that if any reverse legend remains it's always CIVI or TAS or both? I mean, they all have that so it's of little diagnostic use in most circumstances.

It's like any surviving legend on Roman coin obverses seems to be the AVG at the end.

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