River detecting

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Oh my goodness.. very hot day in the uk today… so we decided it was time to brave the river!!! Digging finds is super tricky!! But we managed to get all our targets out.. some junk… but… 3 beauties… 2 pennies… a 1918 and a 1920 and a 1942 three pence Oh nd a nice bit of old pottery!!!
 

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Oh my goodness.. very hot day in the uk today… so we decided it was time to brave the river!!! Digging finds is super tricky!! But we managed to get all our targets out.. some junk… but… 3 beauties… 2 pennies… a 1918 and a 1920 and a 1942 three pence Oh nd a nice bit of old pottery!!!
Very Cool!!! Congrats!!!!
 

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Oh my goodness.. very hot day in the uk today… so we decided it was time to brave the river!!! Digging finds is super tricky!! But we managed to get all our targets out.. some junk… but… 3 beauties… 2 pennies… a 1918 and a 1920 and a 1942 three pence Oh nd a nice bit of old pottery!!!
Oh my goodness.. very hot day in the uk today… so we decided it was time to brave the river!!! Digging finds is super tricky!! But we managed to get all our targets out.. some junk… but… 3 beauties… 2 pennies… a 1918 and a 1920 and a 1942 three pence Oh nd a n
Oh my goodness.. very hot day in the uk today… so we decided it was time to brave the river!!! Digging finds is super tricky!! But we managed to get all our targets out.. some junk… but… 3 beauties… 2 pennies… a 1918 and a 1920 and a 1942 three pence Oh nd a nice bit of old pottery!!!
Oh my goodness.. very hot day in the uk today… so we decided it was time to brave the river!!! Digging finds is super tricky!! But we managed to get all our targets out.. some junk… but… 3 beauties… 2 pennies… a 1918 and a 1920 and a 1942 three pence Oh nd a nice bit of old pottery!!!

ice bit of old pottery!!!

Oh my goodness.. very hot day in the uk today… so we decided it was time to brave the river!!! Digging finds is super tricky!! But we managed to get all our targets out.. some junk… but… 3 beauties… 2 pennies… a 1918 and a 1920 and a 1942 three pence Oh nd a nice bit of old pottery!!!
Nice recoveries blossom....any guesses on the pottery age? Good day to be near water. :)
 
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Very cool, you live in a beautiful country full of great history...
The heat is killing me.
The pottery looks like it might be 18th C.
The heat is killing me.
The pottery looks like it might be 18th C.
I can barely get my shovel in the ground anymore, luckily havesting is starting so will be able to get digging on those fields!!!

Ahhh… thanks for date… altho if u can hear cracking… its the sound of my heart breaking that i can no longer claim “oh yes, it’s probably definitely Roman” 😂😂 x
 

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Ahhh… thanks for date… altho if u can hear cracking… its the sound of my heart breaking that i can no longer claim “oh yes, it’s probably definitely Roman” 😂😂 x
I'm not 100% sure, hard to tell on that photo & the normal black shine of 18th C pottery may have been river washed, or it is an odd looking bit of Nene-Valley Painted Ware (Roman).
 
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I'm not 100% sure, hard to tell on that photo & the normal black shine of 18th C pottery may have been river washed, or it is an odd looking bit of Nene-Valley Painted Ware (Roman).
Other half took pic on his potato… so will try nd get better photos and measurements tonight when he brings it over..!!
 

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Oh my goodness.. very hot day in the uk today… so we decided it was time to brave the river!!! Digging finds is super tricky!! But we managed to get all our targets out.. some junk… but… 3 beauties… 2 pennies… a 1918 and a 1920 and a 1942 three pence Oh nd a nice bit of old pottery!!!
cool finds in cool water, temps are stifling here in the midwestern US. gratz on some nice saves!
 
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I'm not 100% sure, hard to tell on that photo & the normal black shine of 18th C pottery may have been river washed, or it is an odd looking bit of Nene-Valley Painted Ware (Roman).
Better pics… the scale is cm
 

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