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Sandog

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Today we wanted to go to a possible Roman site on our permission.. but it still has stubble on it.. but Himself wants that Roman ๐Ÿ˜ฌ .. so we gave it a go! He found a hammered .. no id yet?! Usual buttons, lead bits, and possible Roman bits?? ๐Ÿค” We def need to go back to do it properly when there is no stubble ๐Ÿ˜† xx
All excellent finds AGAIN. I read somewhere recently that lead was sometimes rolled into a pencil, or stylus if you prefer, to write on slate. Find anything like that?
 

Digger RJ

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Today we wanted to go to a possible Roman site on our permission.. but it still has stubble on it.. but Himself wants that Roman ๐Ÿ˜ฌ .. so we gave it a go! He found a hammered .. no id yet?! Usual buttons, lead bits, and possible Roman bits?? ๐Ÿค” We def need to go back to do it properly when there is no stubble ๐Ÿ˜† xx
Awesome!!! Congrats!!!
 

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I can't tell if you have pictured 2 or 3 broken Fibula (Brooches) from the 1st C AD Roman period. Nice indication of an early start to the site.

You have an Edward I Sterling Imitation Penny, read about them & maybe ID it on here;
(you need most the letter on the Obverse legend to ID it fully, but it will have been produced in France/Low Countries)
 

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I can't tell if you have pictured 2 or 3 broken Fibula (Brooches) from the 1st C AD Roman period. Nice indication of an early start to the site.

You have an Edward I Sterling Imitation Penny, read about them & maybe ID it on here;
(you need most the letter on the Obverse legend to ID it fully, but it will have been produced in France/Low Countries)
Thanks Crusader ๐Ÿ˜Š x just 2 Fibulaโ€™s .. ah thatโ€™s interesting about the Hammered.. will do some more research xx thanks as ever x
 

CRUSADER

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Tracked down your silver coin;

Sterling, John II of Avesnes, Mons, ca. 1291-97, Mayhew 34​


Reign/Issue Authority:​
John II of Avesnes​
Denomination/Type:​
Sterling, Crockard type​
Mint:​
Mons​
Issue date:​
Ca. 1291-97​
Weight:​
1,28 gr​
Diameter:​
19 mm​
Rarity:​
S​
Reference:​
Mayhew 34​
Catalogue #:​
0311​
Obverse description:​
Bust facing, wearing chaplet of roses.​
Obverse legend:​
+
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IOhฬ…S
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COMะ„S
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hANONIะ„​
Reverse description:​
Long cross pattee with three pellets in each angle.​
Reverse legend:​
MON ะ„TA MON Tะ„ฬ…S'​
 

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blossom

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Tracked down your silver coin;

Sterling, John II of Avesnes, Mons, ca. 1291-97, Mayhew 34​


Reign/Issue Authority:​
John II of Avesnes​
Denomination/Type:​
Sterling, Crockard type​
Mint:​
Mons​
Issue date:​
Ca. 1291-97​
Weight:​
1,28 gr​
Diameter:​
19 mm​
Rarity:​
S​
Reference:​
Mayhew 34​
Catalogue #:​
0311​
Obverse description:​
Bust facing, wearing chaplet of roses.​
Obverse legend:​
+
xx.jpg
IOhฬ…S
xx.jpg
COMะ„S
xx.jpg
hANONIะ„​
Reverse description:​
Long cross pattee with three pellets in each angle.​
Reverse legend:​
MON ะ„TA MON Tะ„ฬ…S'​
Crusader you are amazing ๐Ÿ˜† thank u so much โ€ฆ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•
 

BennyV

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Today we wanted to go to a possible Roman site on our permission.. but it still has stubble on it.. but Himself wants that Roman ๐Ÿ˜ฌ .. so we gave it a go! He found a hammered .. no id yet?! Usual buttons, lead bits, and possible Roman bits?? ๐Ÿค” We def need to go back to do it properly when there is no stubble ๐Ÿ˜† xx
That gold?
 

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Great finds in my book, Blossom. LOL, your thread title reminded me of these old Burma Shave signs at the Charleston, SC Museum.

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