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Kenleyboy
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Back out on the fields yet again . Been a bit spoilt this week but it is a sort of weeks break away from the workshop and of course the weather isnt half bad either which helps . Overcast but warm with a slight breeze here and there .
New field for a change plus the farmer was spraying my usual spot and I didnt fancy the stubble fields and it is alway nice to have a change of scenery and this little field is nicely tucked away .
This field can be quiet but has gifted me some nice finds when its playing ball and although quiet for the first half hour or so it didnt let me down with the first decent find of the session in the shape of this neat George 1941 sixpence . These are nice coins . Shame about the mark on the face but still prefer to find these than buttons .
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Not a lot happened for a while other than the usual bits of scrap and then a piercing signal which I believed to be a squashed can of drink or similar but was pleasantly surprised to see this little gem peering up from the gritty soil . I have learnt to dig these signals rather than ignore them falsely believing they are can slaw etc . They usually are but only recently I did dig one just to double check and was surprised to see an almost complete crotal bell staring at me . The pitch is very similar , maybe not as high as a drinks can but always worth checking and in this case it paid off . First full one for ages .
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Not a long session this one and by about 5pm the temperature dropped and it was time to be sensible and head for home . Few nice bits but thats me about done for a while as the workbench beckons and the rain is forecast a wet one for next week .
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Not a bad session, Paul.
Lovely Crotal bell , is it a ringer ?
These wartime 50% Silver coins seem to come up retaining a lot of their lustre. Had a couple my self and have similar with others.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Always good to get a crotal bell and you had some other nice bits and pieces to accompany it :thumbsup:
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Thats not the first crotal you have had either?
Nice example and look forward to seeing it clean and maybe hear it ringing :clapping:

Make hay whilst the sun shines fella :thumbsup:
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Dave The Slave wrote: Fri Oct 15, 2021 1:55 pm Not a bad session, Paul.
Lovely Crotal bell , is it a ringer ?
These wartime 50% Silver coins seem to come up retaining a lot of their lustre. Had a couple my self and have similar with others.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
Dave.
I havent cleaned it out yet but I reckon it is a ringer :thumbsup:
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