A Sunday dig in Norfolk on a stubble field bathed in glorious sunshine yielded me some finds , nothing to write home about but I faired ok . A full crotal bell has eluded me so far and one on my wish list but almost there with half a bell fragment . Had some buttons ,and a decorative clasp amongst the iron .No coins for me however this possible coin fragment may be too far gone to give an I.D.
I almost popped it in the scrap bag but the sunlight picked out some lettering around the edge . I thought possibly part of an old penny but try as I might I cannot find anything in the coin book which resembles a possible coin . May well be part of a token but one to test the skills of the coin/token experts on here .I think it is copper and very thin with a slight curve so I think the plough may have bent this one up as well as taking the sides off .
Photo is not good and after many failed attempts to get a decent photograph I decided the best thing was a sketch with the aid of a magnifying glass .
the "T" and "I" are very clear and what I thought initially was possibly a "V" could well now be a "W".
What looks to be a centre design is not central and I am now thinking maybe some natural corrosion but it does look fairly distinct .The only other design which is not worn are the rows of dots and the other side shows a possible "M".
Found about 6 inches down using the Q40 in all metal mode . First five bars notched out and sensitivity down one bar . If memory serves me well I think this came in at around 65 .
Fragment measures 25mm .
Many thanks in advance
thanks for the tip . Bit new to posting images etc , took an age to sort out tiny pics . How can I move this over to the I.D .section .To be honest I wasn't really sure where this post ended up as I thought it would go in the general section but cant see it .
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Plus plenty of good Help topics in the DIY section and the ID section that will guide you through the process. General Chat is not visible on the Home Page, you need to click on General Chat section to view it.
Cheers for now, Liam
It has been mentioned before that you are the man that can help . Sorry about photo hence the drawing which literally is all the definition that is left on the fragment . Someone on the dig also believed it could be a jetton .
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NO!!!! he is the coin identifying Jedi. my main detecting goal is to beat him to a ID, but it just aint going to happen
good find though. i got a jetton a little while ago, although i didnt know it was a jetton until the jedi master said it was
Quest Q40, The "coin hoover" awesome machine.
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