Roman coin identification please

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Dedge
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Could anyone identify this Roman please, thank you
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Constans (or as an each-way bet Constantius II) FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type.
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Thank you so much, appreciated, ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ
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I love me a roman coin when out tecting
Nice find :thumbsup:
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Can`t beat Roman and there is some nice detail on there.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Blackadder43 wrote: โ†‘Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:15 pm I love me a roman coin when out tecting
Nice find :thumbsup:
Sadly itโ€™s not a find, I got this coin to find out what sort of reading my detector would give...
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Dedge wrote: โ†‘Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:33 pm Sadly itโ€™s not a find, I got this coin to find out what sort of reading my detector would give...
Might be going about it the wrong way Dedge, just personally, I would dig all positive signals, at least to start off with :thumbsup:
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Absolutely sound advice from alloverover there Dedge

Take the USA detectorists
Due to their limited coinage finds (No Roman or hammered) they tend to detect using numbers
They hate digging ring pulls, often detect in parks that are full of ring pulls, and have a limited number of coinage finds
So they try to dismiss signals that come into the pulltab range, just to dig the coins they know they can find

In the UK that would be a mistake
Hammered coins in the UK can often sound like foil, and plenty of times sound like a ring pull
Romans can be blips too

Its a game of knowing your site and training your mind to listen to what your machine is telling you and trying not to dismiss it because it comes into a "range" that "might" be junk

There is an American made video on the tube somewhere, where a guy shows the different signals gold jewelery can give, and it was an eye opener, especially when the ring had a split in it, or it was a small linked gold chain
Our machines arent advanced enough yet to distinguish junk fully, whatever the blurb says in the booklet

Enjoy the hobby and dig everything that doesnt give you an iron grunt as the dominant signal :thumbsup:
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Roman coins are just too variable to assign a set target number. The smaller ones can often sound so bad that normally you would ignore the response unless you knew that they were about. But you can only find what is actually there in the first place. It's best to dig all solid repeatable targets regardless of target numbers. :thumbsup:
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As Easylife says above, so much variation, these are Romans I dug on Thursday, all crap but could of been good, but all would of been very diff8 numbers,,,,,,,if I had looked at them.
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Easylife and Alloverover are speaking the truth about how hard it is to try and work out a Roman coin signal. The sestertius sound like a Vicki penny and the small grots sound awful, with an iron edged tinge.

Itโ€™s pretty difficult to avoid the darn things by numbers or audio signal, I have tried believe me :roll:
Yes I really donโ€™t like Roman coins, Iโ€™m not joking
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alloverover wrote: โ†‘Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:52 pm Might be going about it the wrong way Dedge, just personally, I would dig all positive signals, at least to start off with :thumbsup:
Yes, I agree I dig everything I can, our I will never know ๐Ÿ‘
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Oxgirl wrote: โ†‘Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:01 pm ...the small grots sound awful, with an iron edged tinge.
Even the fairly shallow debased Roman silvers sounded like that with my Deus, it's nice to have a few but I mainly like finding the hammered silvers better. :D
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Oxgirl wrote: โ†‘Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:01 pm Easylife and Alloverover are speaking the truth about how hard it is to try and work out a Roman coin signal. The sestertius sound like a Vicki penny and the small grots sound awful, with an iron edged tinge.

Itโ€™s pretty difficult to avoid the darn things by numbers or audio signal, I have tried believe me :roll:
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