Cut Half For ID Please?

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Pete E
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Went out with my Club this morning, returning to the farm where I found my Roman coin a club of weeks ago.

After the briefing we made our way to the field where we were to start.

The starting line up always reminds me of the detecting version of Wacky Racers but I degrees.

I switch on the Nox did my noise cancel and stepped off and got a scratchy, horrible 13 signal. It was so poor I nearly didn't dig it but I am glad I did as out popped this cut half.

I am hoping some one can ID it for me although it might be a big ask as its not very clear...
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Is that a short cross? I think you might need to give that a cleanup for a definitive ID, Pete. Mind you, there are certain people about who can ID this sort of thing blindfold :lol: :thumbsup:
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figgis wrote: Sun Sep 27, 2020 4:48 pm Is that a short cross? I think you might need to give that a cleanup for a definitive ID, Pete. Mind you, there are certain people about who can ID this sort of thing blindfold :lol: :thumbsup:
I think it is a voided short cross..I would prefer not to clean it any further if I can avoid it but if needs be will try to get better pics tomorrow when the light is better..
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Fair enough, Pete :thumbsup: Maybe give it a rub with a pencil eraser and photograph it with the light coming from an oblique angle?

Leave it to you, chap :thumbsup:
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figgis wrote: Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:23 pm Fair enough, Pete :thumbsup: Maybe give it a rub with a pencil eraser and photograph it with the light coming from an oblique angle?

Leave it to you, chap :thumbsup:
I think better photos will be possible, as I noticed the phone has compressed the heck out of the files which is not helping...
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I gave the coin a bit of a clean and took these photos..I struggled to get them pin sharp as nothing on the coin is actually "sharp"...

Hopefully these may help..Somebody at my Club suggested it maybe a Henry III???
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It does look like there might be a sceptre? In which case I’d plump for a Henry too. But I’m usually wrong :D
Yes I really don’t like Roman coins, I’m not joking
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