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

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

Post by thefiggis »

***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.

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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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Some sort of electrical gubbins(I'm told it's a Deus). In various colours

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Post by Allectus »

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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Post by Junior »

Ed 3rd Scottish half penny

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Post by mowdie »

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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Post by fred »

Edward I hammered silver farthing. Waterford mint.
Well worn Equinox 800 x2
Nice (temporarily) shiny new one x1

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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.

    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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Post by Easylife »

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
Long cross - three pellets in each quarter
We are all in the gutter - but some of us are looking at the stars.

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Post by busterhamer »

Edward I Irish Half penny Waterford Mint.

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Post by Ash »

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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Post by Stillburning »

Edward I Irish halfpenny Waterford mint
I'm still burning you'll never put the spark out in my soul

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Post by CTX_Phil »

Edward I Irish halfpenny, Waterford mint 👍

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Post by Saki »

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 »


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

Diameter: 10-11mm
Weight: 0.36g

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 erm1969 »

Edward I Irish Farthing, Waterford mint

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Post by Roughwood »

Edward 1st Irish Penny - Waterford mint
Nokta/Makro Multikruzer
Nokta pointer

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Post by Bradrick »

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

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Post by Ladybird66 »

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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Post by redwulf500 »

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?
Teknetics T2 SE DST
Detech Ultimate
Whites TRX pointer
Lesche Digging Tool
AMES entrenching tool
Souped-up Spear & Jackson mini spade
Garrett MS-3 Z-Lynk wireless headphones
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Post by bazzerhut »

Edward I farthing, second coinage, Irish issue, Waterford mint.
Equinox 800 / XP Deus

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Post by djm666 »

Edward I Irish penny, Waterford mint.


Post by Swany »

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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