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ID challenge No 1 (12 - 15/06/18)

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ID challenge No 1 (12 - 15/06/18)

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***THIS CHALLENGE HAS NOW CLOSED*** (Due to a glitch, this challenge thread produces unwanted email notifications every time a reply is made and so has had to be locked. Therefore please don't submit any further ID challenge forms as we won't be including them here. However, the problem has been solved and future challenges will remain open.

Bear in mind that previous responses have been included here so if you're having a go then don't scroll down below this first post!)

This is an occasional series of threads designed to get an ID on an item, but with a difference. Here, you will have the opportunity to offer your opinion but you won't be influenced by other views as you won't be able to see them. The thread will be locked and you will have three days to submit your ID by using the ID Challenge form (link below). At the end of the allotted time the responses will be collated and put into a now re-opened thread for discussion.

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While we do of course learn from other people (and long may that continue) and the ID section will continue to run as normal,there's nothing like your own research to give a better, fuller understanding and this series should help us all with that.

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Challenge No.1
Start: Tues 12-06-18
Thread opens for discussion: after 5.00pm on Friday 15-06-18

Object is a hammered silver coin. Scale has been omitted to enable a larger image of the coin which measures 11mm in diameter.
IDC obverse.jpg
IDC reverse.jpg

Being the first of the challenges, this is something of a trial. Following your ideas on how long it should run, we've started with 3 days but if it's found that you'd like longer then we can adjust that. We'll see how it goes and if you have any ideas of how to enhance it then just shout.
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Edward I Irish Farthing - Waterford mint.
Only in it for the ££££'s =P~

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Post by haveyoufound1yet »

Edward 1st Irish Farthing Waterford mint. spink 6268 (Scottish & Irish book)

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Ed 3rd Scottish half penny

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Edward 1 farthing dublin mint.

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Post by Buriedbytime&dust »

I'm going for Edward I Irish Farthing, Waterford mint, early issue.

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Edward I hammered silver farthing. Waterford mint.
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Post by Sunray »

This coin is an Edward I Farthing

Date: 1281-1282
Mint: Waterford
Type: Early Issue - Type II

Diameter: 11mm
Weight: 0.33g

Obverse: +ERA NG LIE
    Legend around the outside of a triangular frame which
    encloses the kings' head. Open C & E.

Reverse: CIVI TAS VATE RFOR'
    Long-cross with three pellets in each quarter
    Apostrophe after VATERFOR'

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Post by Lowland »

Edward 1
Silver halfpenny
Waterford mint
Second issue?
Mucky equinox600- brand new spade and two dodgy elbows ,iffy knees
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Edward I Irish farthing - Waterford mint.
Nox 800, 15" coil & Garrett carrot.
White's TDI SL

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Post by Lolly »

Edward 1st Irish hammered farthing 1281 - 1282
Waterford mint
Early issue - type 1
Obverse - ERA NG LIE
Reverse - CIVi TAS VATE RFOR
Long cross - three pellets in each quarter
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Edward I Irish Half penny Waterford Mint.
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Edward 1st farthing?

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Post by Spearhead »

Continental copy purporting to be an Edward 1st Waterford mint silver penny. Made after 1294.

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Edward I Irish halfpenny Waterford mint
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Edward I Irish halfpenny, Waterford mint 👍

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Edwrad1st Dublin Irish Groat
Equinox 600.
Ace400i with Nel Thunder
Garrett Carrot
CScope CS2M
Bags of patience and a need for research x;

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Post by Saki »

LOVE THE IDEA OF THIS CHALLENGE. BRILLIANT

Edward 1st FARTHING
Date: 1280-1284
Mint: Dublin
Type: First/Early Issue - Type I

Diameter: 10-11mm
Weight: 0.36g

S.6267
Equinox 600.
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Bags of patience and a need for research x;

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Edward I Irish Farthing, Waterford mint

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Post by Roughwood »

Edward 1st Irish Penny - Waterford mint
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Nokta pointer

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Post by Bradrick »

Edward 1 irish farthing?
Equinox 800
XP Deus
C-Scope 1220b

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Edward 1st Irish Farthing Waterford

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Post by saxman »

Edward I Irish farthing, Waterford mint I reckon
Deus large and small coil, shovel and stuff!

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edward 1st irish halfpenny waterford mint

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Post by Rhumours »

Is it a coin? Lol.

Well coins are my least interesting subject simply because I know nothing at all about them. That's not true .... pretty good at spending them. So in all honesty gave this a wide birth. But then I thought the aim is to challenge yourself and it's a weak area so better have a go at least. Not sure it's totally correct but there are some good resembling parts so I'm going for

Silver Penny of Edward I, 2nd Coinage (Dublin Mint)

Found by trawling various images

Thanks for doing this guys it's good fun.
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Post by beaubrummell »

Edward 1st penny?
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Post by bazzerhut »

Edward I farthing, second coinage, Irish issue, Waterford mint.
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Edward I Irish penny, Waterford mint.

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Ha, not the best at ID'ing, but will make a guess from various posts I have viewed on this site. Edward II Irish farthing

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Post by BigDan »

Edward I Dublin mint silver penny

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