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Bit of unplanned downtime from work today so took full advantage and sloped off up the farm before anyone else in the house had woken up and had a chance to complain :lol:

First signal was a 1961 half crown in atrocious nick (as they always are) but a decent start nevertheless, and the second signal turned out to be (mostly) the workings of a nice little fibula :thumbsup: Meandered over the rough plough for as long as me ankles could stand it and the moment I stepped off it another fibula turned up :D Couldn't manage the fibulaic (no such word) hat-trick, but a Roman pin head, a Henry III London cut quarter and a couple of obviously ancient bits (but lord knows what they are) more than made up for that.
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All in all, that was three hours well spent and I can't wait for the field to be rolled so that more civilised detecting can take place :lol:

And here, because we have so few of them, is a clod shot of the second fib :thumbsup:
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Very nice indeed! I am hoping you are going to get another stunning fibula soon too. You deserve a perfect, pin intact, one after the work you put in on that field.

Lovely to see the cut quarter too. They give such a nice signal for something so small :thumbsup:
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Cor, an intact one would be something - only ever found one.

Had the Deus on the Ultimate programme and 17kHz so with the damp (though airy) soil the cut quarter did indeed yell out a "dig me" signal. Sometimes hammereds give rubbish signals on this soil, but not this wee beastie :thumbsup:
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Nice bits of roman goodies :thumbsup: and a cut quarter

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Thanks, Steve :thumbsup: Under difficult conditions, too, but this is the field that doesn't know when to stop lobbing stuff at you :D
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