Mystery Silver Hammereds

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I found a small spill of silver hammered coins in a field that has produced easily identifiable Roman grots, French hammered, and Viking danegeld. These though, have me stumped. There are parts that look like one thing and other aspects that favor elsewhere. Crusader? Norman? Viking? early English, Scottish? Please help, if you're able. Thanks.
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Which country were these found in? Sounds like a wide cross section of different coins form that field.
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Hi, DH, and welcome to the forum :thumbsup:

What a cracking group! They have the look of Saxon to me but this era sadly isn't my strong suit and I need loads of books, time and of course gin before tackling them. However, we do have within our midst some unbelievable knowledge and I don't think these will remain a mystery for much longer :D
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Wow,what a lovely find,congratulations 👍
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They look very fresh
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I'll go German, one of the Bishopric of Worms.
The reverse of this seems to be a match? :Thinking:
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces108719.html
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Easylife wrote: Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:46 pm I'll go German, one of the Bishopric of Worms.
The reverse of this seems to be a match? :Thinking:
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces108719.html
Great ID :thumbsup: Apart from loving the Bishophric’s name :lol: Easylife has created a great pointer.

Lots of countries in continental Europe appear to have had all sorts of unregulated mints going on, from what I’ve been reading. The German numista equivalent is https://www.numismatikforum.de/ and, if you don’t have a full ID confirmation by Tuesday evening, I’d suggest they are a very good bet. Even the numista.com experts send you to the German site as there is no printed catalogue (like Spinks for UK coins) to refer to.
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That's a great ID, Easy :thumbsup:
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These were found in a West German field.
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Easylife wrote: Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:46 pm I'll go German, one of the Bishopric of Worms.
The reverse of this seems to be a match? :Thinking:
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces108719.html
Wow. That's fantastic. Thank you so much. It does appear to be a match:)
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Now I need to determine which Bishop appears on these coins. There isn't an exact match on Numista. So the hunt continues:)
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