Lots of pennies!

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Lots of pennies!

Post by paint » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:58 pm

Todays little haul, very proud! Me thinks they are ...

2 x 1797 cartwheel pennies, 1 x 1799 copper halfpenny and 1 x 1806 half penny. All from same hole in the ground - some poor person lost their purse a couple of hundred years ago by the looks. No sign of purse, possibly rotted away. Please correct me if im wrong, im still learning!

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RRe: Lots of pennies!

Post by Koala » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:43 pm

Yep some kind of pocket spill or purse

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Re: Lots of pennies!

Post by Spearhead » Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:21 am

You must try and keep these coins together. They were lost together and lay in the ground for 200 years together, that needs respecting. Well done. ::g

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Re: Lots of pennies!

Post by sweepstick47 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:09 am

Spearhead wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:21 am
You must try and keep these coins together. They were lost together and lay in the ground for 200 years together, that needs respecting. Well done. ::g
There's always room for those qualities in life, respect and sentiment ::g Regards ss47
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Re: Lots of pennies!

Post by Koala » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:21 am

Spearhead wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:21 am
You must try and keep these coins together. They were lost together and lay in the ground for 200 years together, that needs respecting. Well done. ::g
I haven't in the past


But will respect them in future.

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Re: Lots of pennies!

Post by sweepstick47 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:29 am

Hello 'paint' Your coins have an interesting history involving the Soho Mint/Foundry in Birmingham and the two prominent pioneers of Steam - Matthew Boulton and James Watt of 'Rocket' fame. Perhaps a little research via the 'net' beckons. All the best ::g Regards ss47
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Re: Lots of pennies!

Post by slowsweep » Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:50 pm

they are no more than crusty old pennies but a nice find all the same, they must have blew your ears off [:) ::g
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Re: Lots of pennies!

Post by cantona1 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:18 pm

Spearhead wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:21 am
You must try and keep these coins together. They were lost together and lay in the ground for 200 years together, that needs respecting. Well done. ::g
Nice touch, It would be very fitting that they stay together.

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