Recent content by ironhorse

  1. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Spun Tombac bell?

    Your bell is tombac...an alloy of brass It stays a silvery colour in the dirt but will corrode green like brass Neat shape...I cant say I've seen one just like it before
  2. Hi I found this in waterford Ireland same as one found on this site slanted edge and same size

    Welcome Patrick 1234 With a few markers on you coin to help identify it I feel it's a irish half penny of 1805... The slanting reeding on its edge pushed me in that direction https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces8347.html
  3. Who remembers this?

    unlike that embarrassing episode of my life lol.....i never did see her again...but I am hopeful my post is going to come back again(fingers crossed)
  4. Who remembers this?

    it appears it was briefly....but it's no where to be seen at this time of posting
  5. Who remembers this?

    A couple of weeks ago I put up a post with an 1804 5 shillings dollar coin from the UK. Ring a bell with anyone at all? Yesterday I tuned in to the ole Tnet and see a 'congratulations ' ...'golden thread'....I was pleased a punch. Now today my post and all the...
  6. 🥇 BANNER 1804 Dollar......No jokin' About This Token!!!

    Hey hey diggers! ....my jaw just dropped a minute ago... I open up ole Tnet and I'm a new 'golden thread'.....promoted from silver to gold ain't bad. My many thanks to the thread supporters and all the ones who gave a thumbs up! These opportunities are seldom and the finds have be of a certain...
  7. 🥇 BANNER 1804 Dollar......No jokin' About This Token!!!

    Excellent collection! I know I'll look at those in a different light when they pop up next time. Very hard to attribute but interesting just the same.
  8. 🥇 BANNER 1804 Dollar......No jokin' About This Token!!!

    well that is interesting.... well that is interesting! I had another find from the site that I discovered days later when I went through my 'scraps'. I initially thought it was a damaged button in the field but found out it was a silver piece! It appeared to have marks punched into it and also...
  9. 🥇 BANNER 1804 Dollar......No jokin' About This Token!!!

    I was just looking around some other bank tokens from BofE and saw this one...an 1813 1 shilling and 6 pence and the counter mark is the same as my 5 shillings...the "JP" mark must have been used on different denominations of coins in that time period...a step closer in the right direction for...
  10. 🥇 BANNER 1804 Dollar......No jokin' About This Token!!!

    Of the many fobs I have, this is by far the nicest one I've found. We only get to see a few every year posted here so we shall cherish the ones we get to see! Thank you Dave
  11. 🥇 BANNER 1804 Dollar......No jokin' About This Token!!!

    I like that..." large and glorious " ..my thoughts exactly! Thanks lenmac
  12. 🥇 BANNER Still Shaking...1662 Massachusetts Oak Tree Twopence

    Boy! Now there's a neat old silver coin! The condition is excellent for such a desirable coin! Very well done! You get the trophy today!
  13. 🥇 BANNER 1804 Dollar......No jokin' About This Token!!!

    many thanks to the recent posters...some posts read like a little novel so you guys have a little more to read now lol that coin spent two centuries under dirt waiting for me to come along a pick it up...I like to think I can stick it in there a bit longer ...I'm sure not in a rush
  14. 🥇 BANNER 1804 Dollar......No jokin' About This Token!!!

    I considered this a once ina lifetime find....equivalent to finding a Roman gold coin or something impressive like that...you know what I mean.
  15. 🥇 BANNER 1804 Dollar......No jokin' About This Token!!!

    Thanks OD Your memory is sharp and accurate...dont ever change! Lol
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