What are the chances ? denarius fragment 2 13th Aug 2019

Please post any finds here that you wish help with identification.
Forum rules
IMPORTANT - BEFORE CREATING A ID REQUEST, Please Follow the H.A.M.M.Y Code Below....


H - Have at least two good sized clear photos, this is Mandatory
A - About your detecting day, type of land, depth found.
M - Measure items by doing the pics next to a scale or ruler. this is Mandatory
M - Machine used? settings? interesting to other users.
Y - You will always get a better ID if you supply more information.

*PLEASE NOTE: Use of a modern coin or written dimensions no longer qualify as a "scale". We need a properly-defined measure - metric or good old-fashioned inches will do.
Post Reply
stubble hunter
Posts: 1694
Joined: Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:49 pm
Has thanked: 700 times
Been thanked: 313 times

What are the chances ? denarius fragment 2 13th Aug 2019

Post by stubble hunter » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:47 pm

Today I returned to a large club field that is over 30 acres and is in tough barley stubble.
Last week I found a denarius fragment that Allectus kindly ID'd

viewtopic.php?f=120&t=113383

Today, remarkably, I found another part of the coin! :-O
I was not gridding this field just wandering around and at some point found myself in the same area as last week.
Again just a whispery signal but enough to get my interest.
I was just about to post an ID request for this second fragment and then I had a lightbulb moment .. was it part of the first one?. And indeed it certainly looks that way.
So no ID request needed folks but I thought it would be nice to post up the new fragment
Image

Image

And re-unite it with the first one!
Image

Image

Now all I have to do is find the remaining two parts of the jigsaw! :))
Last edited by stubble hunter on Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:55 pm, edited 1 time in total.


XP DEUS - V4.1 (9" HF circular coil).
Usual settings: Prog 9 (Hot), manual, 27khz

Grid is 1mm squares within 10mm blocks

[member of Taynton Metal Detecting Club - http://www.glevumdetecting.com

User avatar
Allectus
Posts: 28042
Joined: Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:37 am
Location: Essexshire ;-)
Has thanked: 1124 times
Been thanked: 5774 times

Re: What are the chances ? denarius fragment 2 13th Aug 2019

Post by Allectus » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:51 pm

"Now all I have to do is find the remaining two parts of the jigsaw!"

You're getting there, John! :)) ::g

A ;)

User avatar
Blackadder43
Admin
Posts: 11231
Joined: Sun Feb 21, 2010 1:34 pm
Location: Somerset
Has thanked: 1340 times
Been thanked: 1216 times

Re: What are the chances ? denarius fragment 2 13th Aug 2019

Post by Blackadder43 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:02 pm

Oh wow, what are the chances?
Well done
::g
When you are right no one remembers; when you are wrong no one forgets

paint
Posts: 250
Joined: Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:59 am
Has thanked: 271 times
Been thanked: 215 times

Re: What are the chances ? denarius fragment 2 13th Aug 2019

Post by paint » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:10 pm

Well done John are you looking for the other half or two quarters now be nice to finish it good hunting

User avatar
sweepstick47
Moderator
Posts: 10680
Joined: Sun Nov 27, 2011 8:21 pm
Location: North Lincolnshire
Has thanked: 2131 times
Been thanked: 2851 times

Re: What are the chances ? denarius fragment 2 13th Aug 2019

Post by sweepstick47 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:16 pm

That's incredible ::g Dare I anticipate a further addition? Never say never - Good Luck ::g
Regards ss47
A disservice is no service at all.

User avatar
Mancave-man
Posts: 1099
Joined: Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:40 pm
Has thanked: 678 times
Been thanked: 607 times

Re: What are the chances ? denarius fragment 2 13th Aug 2019

Post by Mancave-man » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:16 am

A real metal detective! Well done ::g

User avatar
fred
Posts: 10738
Joined: Wed Dec 10, 2014 6:15 pm
Location: Kent
Has thanked: 2538 times
Been thanked: 6408 times

Re: What are the chances ? denarius fragment 2 13th Aug 2019

Post by fred » Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:00 am

No ID needed anyway. ::g Keep going! :D
Equinox 800 x2

jcmaloney
Posts: 2325
Joined: Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:17 am
Has thanked: 819 times
Been thanked: 434 times

Re: What are the chances ? denarius fragment 2 13th Aug 2019

Post by jcmaloney » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:51 pm

Is it a hoard now ? rl; rl; :D =))
Opinions expressed on MY posts are mine and NOT those of any democratic organisation I volunteer for. ::g

User avatar
Easylife
Posts: 5713
Joined: Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:23 pm
Has thanked: 1611 times
Been thanked: 3088 times

Re: What are the chances ? denarius fragment 2 13th Aug 2019

Post by Easylife » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:59 pm

It looks so much better now. ::g
Nox 800, 15" coil & Garrett carrot.
White's TDI SL

stubble hunter
Posts: 1694
Joined: Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:49 pm
Has thanked: 700 times
Been thanked: 313 times

Re: What are the chances ? denarius fragment 2 13th Aug 2019

Post by stubble hunter » Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:29 pm

jcmaloney wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:51 pm
Is it a hoard now ? rl; rl; :D =))
Just as well it wasn't a fragment of another emperor!. Close proximity and all that =))
XP DEUS - V4.1 (9" HF circular coil).
Usual settings: Prog 9 (Hot), manual, 27khz

Grid is 1mm squares within 10mm blocks

[member of Taynton Metal Detecting Club - http://www.glevumdetecting.com

Post Reply

Return to “Identification of Finds Forum”