The season has kicked off well on new land but hammered silver coins have been very thin on the ground.
Some real nice relics being found and I have started posting all finds to the old and new site in tandem.
Ottoman hammered gold coin – Suleyman I The Magnificent 1520-1566
16thC Tudor gold and silver pin head – reported as treasure to museum
10-40 AD Cunobelin Cetic gold stater – ‘linear’ series, VA 1925-1. The earliest of the rule, perhaps from c. 20 AD
Org Ed found our first ever Ottoman gold coin above, Org Gary got two gold finds, a modern gold ring and the first treasure of the
season a stunning 16th Tudor pin head. Nh Dave made the 4th gold find with a beauty Cunobelin Celtic full stater off brand new land.
Roman bronze vessel mount
1500-1550 Henry VII to Henry VIII trade weight
40mm dia, 21.8g (0.769oz)
Obv Crown h
c1422 trade weight – earliest example with single crown stamped incuse
I picked up most of our fixed coins and relics from our gold smith and Min Mindy’s monster hammered gold coin turned
out to be spectacular below.
Monster gold coin find fixed
1351-1352 Edward III gold noble -series C- E in centre of reverse cross – Closed E & C’s – Lombardic M – reverse Roman N
-annulet stops to reverse
Obv EDWARD DEI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC D hYB
Ref Spink 1483 -JJ North 1144