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Back out on the fields this late afternoon , lovely warm sunshine and clear blue skies and a little more light afforded to us of an evening . Spring is here for sure , plenty of Yellow Hammers and frolicking Hares now making an appearance as well as the little fat muntjac deer , I am seeing quite a few over this past few weeks but they soon scarper when you come into view .
I decided to go on a different part of the field and still using the hot programme which I seem to be getting along with , so if its not broke it dont need fixing for now anyway .
First few signals were the dreaded silver foil bits but first decent signal was a 1971 ten pence piece , was lucky to get that for pocket money if I had behaved myself so I didnt see them that often :lol:
A few more bits and bobs then another coin , a George penny , very worn but can just make out the bust , I was to get a half penny a bit later in similar condition which is the norm for here .
First decent find was another very welcomed hammered coin , gave a feint whispy signal and after digging umpteen buttons I was a little taken aback to see this little coin in the soil , very pleased .
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Feeling chuffed I moved on and next signal was a 1928 George Farthing , seems to be a few on here and always have a nice green patina .
Plenty of lead blobs , pull rings which seem to be almost in competition with the foil and buttons and then another decent signal not that far removed from a ring pull so was equally surprised to nab yet another hammered coin . This one was bent up a bit but once again not complaining .
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Time for a tea break and a sit down and enjoy the warmth of the sun and the surroundings and put behind me the impending doom of the workshop behind me knowing full well I will pay for sneaking off for a few sacred hours and be working the weekend to catch up but it was too much of a nice day and we have been locked down for so long the workshop walls were closing in .
Time to carry on and enjoy what time is left of the day before the sun goes down .
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Not a lot else came out in the final furlong but still a great few hours outside which was enough to blow the cobwebs away .
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That is a very decent session you had there!

With regards the bottom photo, any idea what the item is above the right hand hammered?
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Ooooh and the silver run continues...nice one fella :clapping:
And looked a cracking day too, that tree on the left looks to have some age to it, and a few stories to tell no doubt :thumbsup:
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Well done, that's a good result? :thumbsup:
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Pete E wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:41 pm Any idea what the item is above the right hand hammered?
The one still covered in mud! It looks quite interesting like maybe a fancy silver Tudor button? Though more pics needed.
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A double silver day :Party: Well done Paul :D
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Pete E wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:41 pm That is a very decent session you had there!

With regards the bottom photo, any idea what the item is above the right hand hammered?
I have no idea what it is but I dont think its a button . The nodule in the centre looks like it was attached to something . It is quite decorative and has some age . Will give it a clean and take a photo tomorrow in daylight and post a better image . :thumbsup:
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Front and rear of possible decorative button found yesterday 11mm diameter .
After a clean up the rear looks like it could have had a shank at one time , whatever it is , its nicely decorated .
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Do you think you’ll try to straighten the bend hammered?? Or could it be too fragile for repair??
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Coin should straighten no problem, not much to lose anyway!
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Is it a tiny echinoid? :rollinglaughing:
It looks quite button like, what metal is it?
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Emily wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 8:25 am Do you think you’ll try to straighten the bend hammered?? Or could it be too fragile for repair??
Not sure , may just leave it as found .Despite being bent up its still a hammered coin and if I damage it further then its wasted . :thumbsup:
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That looks similar to a harness stud (the small thing that looks like a fossil)
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Some good photos, especially the Sun through the tree.
Five coins would regard as a good session regardless of their age.
Actually like Pre Decimals, probably due to finding very few.
Still warming up on the touchline, waiting for the call ( 29th )
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Kenleyboy wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 8:01 am Front and rear of possible decorative button found yesterday 11mm diameter .
After a clean up the rear looks like it could have had a shank at one time , whatever it is , its nicely decorated .
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Similar type of button here Kb :thumbsup:

https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... id/1007689
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