1689?? Tin farthing

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1689?? Tin farthing

Post by les-27 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:41 pm

Hi folks I got out today on a new permission near home, there was plenty of signals but all the usual dross big pennies and modern buckles .and then up popped this tin farthing which is a 1st for me it seems to be dated 1689 .and according to my spink book it's quite rare. I havnt tried cleaning it yet as I'm unsure best method for tin coins . Thanks for looking ::g
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Re: 1689?? Tin farthing

Post by Oxgirl36 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:44 pm

Don’t clean it! Lovely thing, very rare and very jealous :D
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Re: 1689?? Tin farthing

Post by rossi » Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:50 pm

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Re: 1689?? Tin farthing

Post by TheMellowedMole » Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:49 pm

Nice find you have there well done ::g

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Re: 1689?? Tin farthing

Post by Easylife » Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:50 pm

Great find. ::g
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Re: 1689?? Tin farthing

Post by fred » Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:12 pm

Very nice. Unclear if the little copper plug in the middle is still in place. :D
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Re: 1689?? Tin farthing

Post by les-27 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:24 pm

fred wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:12 pm
Very nice. Unclear if the little copper plug in the middle is still in place. :D
Cheers fred, the copper plug is missing, the coin is actually in better nick than any of the copper 1s I have found

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Re: 1689?? Tin farthing

Post by Bors » Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:26 pm

Nice one.
Never had one of those. =P~
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