William 1v Full Sovereign... very near mint!

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William 1v Full Sovereign... very near mint!

Post by wallydog1 » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:08 pm

Hi All,

Well tried a new tatic, sought permission to dig a pub field, pub dates back to 1402
Day 1 3.5 hour session produced 39 copper coins mostly George 3rd to Vicky, vicky Shilling 1841.

Day 2 2 Silver Victorian Braclets.... Bullhead 1816 Sixpence, 46 coins ranging from george 3rd to 4.19 in spendables.... on my video i predicted a bit of gold, thinking i might get a ring, as im now thinking this could be the old village green after looking at old maps!.

Day 3 Gold in the Hole! but not what i expected! what a corker, another 35 coins George 2nd to spenables only 6p today! artifacts and brooch!.

now when i got home and cleaned it ow wow! when i dug it the reverse side looked like a new pound coin.. it was like brand new! then i looked in spinks and nearly spat me coffee out :D the landowners are over the moon with the history coming up including clay pipe bowls, pottery, and badges etc... they have bought it recently and i suggested i would put all the finds in a display frame to hang on the wall, they loved the idea.... :P each side of my all about me cards will be in there... I advised them not to put the Gold in there :))

Now this is the second small permission i have thats under 2 acres and is producing huge amounts of coinage... changing tactics from Big Farms... Smallholdings and pubs 8-} more stuff, less walking! more action! nice people and appreciate the history... plus sustaining local enconmy in me purchasing eggs etc...and soon drinking beer and cider
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Good luck all

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Post by Allectus » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:11 pm

Nice find, well done! ::g

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Post by Bargeman » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:16 pm

Wow, that is a stunner, well done

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Post by Mungo Baggins » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:18 pm

Good read ::g well done .... very well done =))

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Post by Gary_Graham » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:19 pm

S Weet!

Nice Idea with the finds on display it may produce more permissions.
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Post by stoppelhopser » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:20 pm

Great post there ::g and a good point of detectin smaller locations with lots of social history :D , plus of a bit of cider thrown into the mix x; Well done!

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Post by Spiker1968 » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:44 pm

That's just lovely, nice post as well ::g

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Post by sweepstick47 » Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:40 pm

Hello 'wallydog1' ::g That's a 'cracking' coin in very good condition. It's also a pleasure to read a well presented and interesting account of detecting events especially when they're fully supported with detail and first class photo's ::g Regards ss47
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Post by Fishwick » Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:57 am

Very nice and well found ::g

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Post by Steve_T » Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:42 am

Nice find, that would have bought a few beers in its time ::g

Barley increased in price that year due to a beer bill in the house of lords, would put the link up but google it for the info, prices would have gone up a little

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Post by JBM » Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:21 am

Thats a nice example.Well done. ::g Jerry.

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Post by roamingrob » Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:27 am

A very nice find there mate, I searched a field next to the village pub with good history and got some very nice finds also. The locals were all very interested ::g
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Post by Oxgirl36 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:46 am

That's a great tip - thank you! Lovely coin n; and great write up ::g
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Post by Chilgrove » Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:56 pm

What a beauty-- well done indeed.

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Post by Taxino8 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:46 pm

Fantastic coin, well found.
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Post by NeverWntd2Dance » Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:13 pm

That's a beauty well done :)
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Post by HM Murdoch » Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:28 pm

That's in remarkable condition.

Good to find a William IV too. I don't see too many from that King.

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Post by alfaowner » Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:28 pm

That's a lovely coin , well done ::g

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Post by killer140269 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:38 pm

Well done my full sovereign i found was a 1846 viccy full sovereign but yours beats mine hands down congratulations on a great find😃😁

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Post by Starbuck » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:25 pm

Superb. Well done
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Post by wallydog1 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:19 pm

Ok Thanks to all.......... for the replys and thoughts....

the 3 times i have been there i found everything in long grass...so when i get back i will try the deus with the grass cut at 17 hhz then switch to 8 and 4 hz and see how we get on!

cheers

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Post by kpjuk » Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:15 am

What a corker!

Well done mate ::g

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