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At 8.15 I set off for the dig expecting to be just a little late for the 8.30 start. After nearly an hour spent exploring Romney Marsh, an area that I thought that I knew well, I finally stumbled onto the dig. Along the way I had seen loads of herons and other wildlife including my first ever Great White Egret (which I initially though was an oversized albino heron ). Anyway to my horror the dig was on a piece of land that I knew to have been well detected in the past and which I hadn't previously had much luck on. Had I known I probably wouldn't have gone and I would have missed out on a couple of reasonable enough hammies, several other reasonable finds and some great company.
This morning I again got up with the dawn and detected for about six hours minus a bit of time spent sheltering from showers. Once again I found plenty of coins and bits (photo 2) including the silver, a small 9ct gold ring and a silver Salvation Army badge, all shown in the third photo. I found just under 200 coins and the total in spending money was £46.39p. The greatest surprise was a Charles II farthing in almost reasonable nick. All told not a bad weekend at all.
Nice (temporarily) shiny new one x1