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1811 coin with shield for ID please - FTB Bristol Brass & Copper Co token

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1811 coin with shield for ID please - FTB Bristol Brass & Copper Co token

Post by Saffron »

I found this coin the other week on the Rodney Cook rally near bath using the Nox 800 (field1).

Could fairly easily see the 1811 date and shield, and as roughly the size of a penny took it to be one and did not pay it much attention at the time as the coin was in poor condition,especially the reverse.

But eventually got around to looking at it some time after and soon found out that firstly it was the wrong size for a George III 1811 penny (the scale in photo is inches but is about 29 millimetres), and secondly the design was wrong for a George III English penny.

I can make out some of the text but not enough to get an ID (not putting what I think text is in case wrong and might confuse people). It has been suggested it might be German or from that general area but I do not know if this is correct.

Any help very much appreciated.

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