Another Forgery I think (sigh)

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This was my 3rd visit to the ridge and furrow field and I think I've just found my 2nd forgery, although I really hoped it was going to be a Roman coin at the time. :shock: :thumbdown: My other forgery find was a George III Half Crown with a bit of silver-ish colour left in places.

I think it's a George III Shilling forgery? No signs of any silver wash on this one though. :Thinking: This was found at the opposite ened of the field to the earlier fake.

There have been some dodgy goings on in that village. :pulling hair out:

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Certainly is a forgery mate, but at least it was forged in the correct time period so not a modern copy :thumbsup:
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Forgeries are interesting :thumbsup: Don’t look at them as disappointing but rather as an interesting indication of the terrible crime rife in the 18th and early 19th century :D
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I had a 3 Shill Bank token couple of weeks ago, its a forgery too
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Almost all of the coin finds from that little ridge and furrow field have been Georgian so far, with the exception of a very worn William III copper and a couple of more recent coins. I'd been going over a sloped area at the lower end of the field, just beyond the ridge and furrow and I'd had a few bits of scrap copper. I thought I might have landed on a part of the field where the R & F hadn't buried the older stuff. :lol:
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Rough ole lot of rogues by you Andy :lol:

To be honest though, an forgery has more of a story to tell than a real coin in my book...
Nice find fella :thumbsup:
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There's been some dodgy goings on in that village Bruce. :Thinking:
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