Is this a George or a Roman coin

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Found 2 blank coins and after giving them a bit of a clean the busts appeared slightly but still cannot make up my mind what they are?
Any thoughts would be appreciated.
2 x photos of the larger one 1 x photo of the smaller coin.
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Some pics of them edge on might help, as Roman coins are often quite chunky...

Edited to add, the bust on the bottom one could possibly be William and Mary at a guess, and a very tentative guess at that!
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Pete E wrote: Mon Aug 23, 2021 12:03 pm Some pics of them edge on might help, as Roman coins are often quite chunky...

Edited to add, the bust on the bottom one could possibly be William and Mary at a guess, and a very tentative guess at that!
Thanks for your response, the larger one has a similar thickness to a Georgian penny but has a quite pronounced bust which made me wonder. The smaller one is quite thin but due to the amount of corrosion to the edges made me think that it might be oldish?
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Is it "raised where you think the bust night be? Even very worn chunky Romans, which can get very thin around the edges, are often still quite bumpy where the bust is....
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William III copper halfpenny if I was forced to bet. The size would help! :roll:
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HolzHammer wrote: Mon Aug 23, 2021 1:53 pm Is it "raised where you think the bust night be? Even very worn chunky Romans, which can get very thin around the edges, are often still quite bumpy where the bust is....
Yes, bust is quite raised, hoping someone could ID the bust although not a lot of detail to go off.
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Allectus wrote: Mon Aug 23, 2021 2:04 pm William III copper halfpenny if I was forced to bet. The size would help! :roll:
Thanks Allectus, I would agree, coin size is 29mm which is correct for William 111 and the bust seems to match from the little detail I can make out. A first for me from a new field with LIDAR showing signs of an old building so hopefully there may be more coins and aretefacts around that date, so thanks again.
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