Quick walk one hole silver 1919 sixpence

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Quick walk one hole silver 1919 sixpence

Post by Lowland » Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:15 pm

Hi all
I hope it’s as sunny with you as it is here....
Had the chance to take middle sprog out for a wander
Up a wood on the edge of a permission.
Took the Garrett and nel snake.
Would have been rude not to :D
So rooting about amongst the old tree stumps and-
Good signal-two coins and an amazed kid plus me.
One lovely 1919 sixpence and a 1911 ha’penny in one hole.
I have to say the mini nel coil and the Garrett are a great team
For uneven /difficult ground.
Cheers ::g
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Re: Quick walk one hole silver 1919 sixpence

Post by fred » Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:36 pm

Nearly a hundred years ago some poor kid probably lost his pocket money there. Well found anyway. ::g
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Post by Lowland » Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:58 pm

fred wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:36 pm
Nearly a hundred years ago some poor kid probably lost his pocket money there. Well found anyway. ::g
Cheers fred....I have been thinking about how they ended up where they did.
You’re probably right,poor kid indeed.
Tempered by the big cheesy grin number two bairn was wearing
When it appeared ::g
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Re: Quick walk one hole silver 1919 sixpence

Post by fred » Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:11 pm

Lowland wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:58 pm
fred wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:36 pm
Nearly a hundred years ago some poor kid probably lost his pocket money there. Well found anyway. ::g
Cheers fred....I have been thinking about how they ended up where they did.
You’re probably right,poor kid indeed.
Tempered by the big cheesy grin number two bairn was wearing
When it appeared ::g
Those late milled silvers are often a daymaker for me too. :D
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Re: Quick walk one hole silver 1919 sixpence

Post by SuperRed » Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:35 pm

A nice little sixpence LL, and I agree with Fred on the milled silvers. There is an article on 'Tanners' in this month's Treasure Hunting. Glad your young'un is getting the bug ::g
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Re: Quick walk one hole silver 1919 sixpence

Post by Ladybird66 » Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:32 pm

Always nice to hear of the little ones getting involved. I bet his face was a picture when Treasure came up, especially silver treasure. Something he’ll always remember. :D

fred wrote:
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Nearly a hundred years ago some poor kid probably lost his pocket money there. Well found anyway. ::g
Fred you’ve got a short memory. I was only getting 6p on a Saturday when I was a nipper back in the 50’s then I had to earn it by doing some shopping. Did some for my Nans friend as well and all she gave me was a choice of the toffees out of her chocolates.

Ah those were the days eh !

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Post by Lowland » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:00 pm

fred wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:11 pm
Lowland wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:58 pm
fred wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:36 pm
Nearly a hundred years ago some poor kid probably lost his pocket money there. Well found anyway. ::g
Cheers fred....I have been thinking about how they ended up where they did.
You’re probably right,poor kid indeed.
Tempered by the big cheesy grin number two bairn was wearing
When it appeared ::g
Those late milled silvers are often a daymaker for me too. :D
I’ve gone all day in a field and found less coinage :D
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Re: Quick walk one hole silver 1919 sixpence

Post by Saki » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:01 pm

Nice one Lowland. Any Silver day is a great day ::g
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Re: Quick walk one hole silver 1919 sixpence

Post by Oxgirl36 » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:02 pm

Wow you’ll be getting the kids out, going detecting and earning brownie points with your lady in no time if you keep this up ::g ‘darling do i have to bring them out detecting again?’ ;)

Nice finds, bet he loved it :D ::g
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Post by Lowland » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:50 pm

Quick clean up and a ‘treatment’ later.
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Post by Lowland » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:53 pm

SuperRed wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:35 pm
A nice little sixpence LL, and I agree with Fred on the milled silvers. There is an article on 'Tanners' in this month's Treasure Hunting. Glad your young'un is getting the bug ::g
Was a great surprise ::g
Thanks for the article tip superred,
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Post by Lowland » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:55 pm

Oxgirl36 wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:02 pm
Wow you’ll be getting the kids out, going detecting and earning brownie points with your lady in no time if you keep this up ::g ‘darling do i have to bring them out detecting again?’ ;)

Nice finds, bet he loved it :D ::g
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Re: Quick walk one hole silver 1919 sixpence

Post by Oxgirl36 » Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:00 pm

Lowland wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:55 pm
Oxgirl36 wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:02 pm
Wow you’ll be getting the kids out, going detecting and earning brownie points with your lady in no time if you keep this up ::g ‘darling do i have to bring them out detecting again?’ ;)

Nice finds, bet he loved it :D ::g
I am that transparent OG >:P
I would have described it as clever..... *(:)#

EDIT: you could try the lemon trick if you want it super shiny and clean then it will be great for adding to the Christmas pudding/ cake then too ::g
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Re: Quick walk one hole silver 1919 sixpence

Post by Lowland » Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:16 pm

Oxgirl36 wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:00 pm
Lowland wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:55 pm
Oxgirl36 wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:02 pm
Wow you’ll be getting the kids out, going detecting and earning brownie points with your lady in no time if you keep this up ::g ‘darling do i have to bring them out detecting again?’ ;)

Nice finds, bet he loved it :D ::g
I am that transparent OG >:P
I would have described it as clever..... *(:)#

EDIT: you could try the lemon trick if you want it super shiny and clean then it will be great for adding to the Christmas pudding/ cake then too ::g
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