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  • Was happy with a pound coin, then gold in the woods !!!!

    Just had a stroll in the local woods. Only digging high pitched signals, that way avoiding a lot of pain. Was pleased to find a pound coin, worth finding. Then no more than a few inches down, this. A lovely gold cuff link, both parts in the same hole. No hall mark, but a nice clear makers mark...
  • It had to happen, Gold Sovereign !!!!!

    The local park as produced so many coins, that gold had to eventually turn up. I was though expecting maybe a gold ring. When this 1890 queen Victoria gold sovereign, came gleaming from below the turf, I didn't complain.:laughing7: The signal just sounded like any copper coin. Robert.
  • Medieval Lion

    These are this afternoons finds. Three more hammered coins. A tealby cut quarter Henry II, 1158-80. a short cross cut half, and a broken hammered of Elizabeth I. The best find though, had to be this medieval decoration, in the form of I think a lions head. Probably 13th/14th century, after all...
  • Henry VIII Testoon

    The word rare tends to get a little over used. I have though never found one of these coins. Or known anybody that as. It's a Testoon of Henry VIII, third coinage 1544-7, it's extremely dabased silver, Spink 2364. as to value, I will happily spend a couple of hundred pounds, having the coin...
  • Special Enough

    Spurred on by Colins Comment that I should have found something special by now. I got my mad up today:laughing7:. result a nice chunk of Celtic gold. No id as yet, it will be though from the Corieltauvi tribe, and date to before the birth of Christ. Not hammered silver, but beggers can't be...
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