Day 2 on the new permission - Roman finds

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Most of today was spent retrieving yet more flipping moo tubes, but in the afternoon things turned out much better.

I'd moved to a different area of the field (due to needing a wee behind a hedge), but as I started to walk back across the Bean stubble I got an 11 signal. I was expecting another little bullet, but much to my suprise something slightly shiny appeared. The coin on the left of the photos.

Just as I'd found the coin, the tennant farmer arrived at the field, so I wandered over to show him the find. We chatted for several minutes and I went back and checked over the hole. Well, just 8 feet away a 16 signal sounded off, it was another little Roman coin. :shock:

I gridded the area where the coins were found, but I couldn't detect any more of them. Some time afterwards I wandered in another direction and the little Roman Fibula came out of the ground!

Both coins were no more than 3 or 4 inches deep, the Fibula only an inch deep.

Any help with ID's is appreciated.

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Caracalla denarius and a Valens siliqua :thumbsup:
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Antoninus Pius. :thumbsup:
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What a great result! :thumbsup:
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Interesting site, well done. :thumbsup:

Caracalla is favouring a fourrée .

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Siliqua was minted in Rome, R B mintmark :thumbsup:
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An unclipped Siliqua is scarce! ;)
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Thanks very much one and all. :thumbsup:

Is the Denarius the one on the left? (Sorry but I'm useless with Roman coins). To be fair, I actually thought that they might both have been the same denomination coins, but I'm just going by the size of them. :D

When would they date from?
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The coin on the left appears to have some green copper marks on both sides, is that just contamination or would it be coin that's been silvered?
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TerraBritannia wrote: Mon May 24, 2021 10:01 pm The coin on the left appears to have some green copper marks on both sides, is that just contamination or would it be coin that's been silvered?
Maybe a contemporary copper core forgery as Allectus suggested. I have one that's blown in the centre with the silver wrap peeling, better than the real thing! :thumbsup:
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Ah, I've just googled fourrée. :thumbsup:
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Nice finds Andy :Star:
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Cor, that Valens is a corker, Andy :thumbsup: Never had a kosher siliqua meself, which is surprising as there's miwyons of 3rd and 4thC bronzes littering the gaff.

Loving the headstud, too. You could have a belter of a field there, chap :thumbsup:
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Bound to be more where those came from - well done - you'll have to start rubbing up on your Roman stuff - Cath can give you hand on that if you ask her nicely... 😁
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Three nice Roman pieces there, Andy.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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