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Dave The Slave
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Couple of days off afforded the opportunity of an extra detecting session.
We made our 6th visit to this field and hopes were high, although this field has been exceptional so far and the expectation has to be grounded.
Went straight to the far side of the field where i wanted to do some gridding.
One of the first finds was a Georgian Halfpenny, as usual illegible, next signal a few feet away, another Georgian Halfpenny, 2 coins is a good day for me. As it transpired the 2nd one was 1807, after a light brushing at home, first Georgian 19th C, normally 18th C. Couple of hours gridding turned up lead, buttons, what looks to be part of a Bronze buckle,
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a 3rd coin, which by its chunkiness and protruding bust was hopefully Roman. Oxidisation was showing through the crud and the coin is totally shot.
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All that is left is some black outline, that looks like cave art from France.
Just as a rain shower swept across the hill, a fourth coin, looked to be a Geo 4th Farthing, which i was pleased with as have never had a Geo 4th coin but i still have not got one because after some light brushing could see CARO, Charles II Farthing even better, not had one from his reign before.Image
My friend had continued in an area where a Silver Farthing and a Quarter were found on Monday and trumped me with a Silver Penny and a cut Half, pictures will be on Tuesday.
24 items found by myself,
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one of the buttons has a Crown above a tusked Elephant.
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A bonus day out and any find was a bonus.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Busy day for you there, Dave :thumbsup:

The Charles II is a great find and I just had a check on my finds to see if I've had one of his, and I've got just the one - a bawbee.
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Was the button found in Worcestershire ?
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Dave The Slave wrote: Sat Nov 13, 2021 2:42 pm One of the buttons has a Crown above a tusked Elephant.
It looks like a lead/alloy livery button.
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slippery wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 10:34 pm Was the button found in Worcestershire ?
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Easylife wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 11:11 pm It looks like a lead/alloy livery button.
With more cleaning appears to be pewter possibly tin, the outer edge is crumbled away, with probable writing missing.
Could well be from the 76th Regiment.
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Dave The Slave wrote: Mon Nov 15, 2021 8:20 am
Could well be from the 76th Regiment.
It's also similar to the 78th Highland regiment. :thumbsup:
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