A couple of curiosities for ID please

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A couple of curiosities for ID please

Post by RossDG » Fri May 18, 2018 11:45 am

What do you reckon to these my learned forum friends?
Is the coin a contemporary forgery - it appears to be very thin silver over an iron core?

The lead object reminds me of the end of something like a guitar string - used to retain something?

Both found on pasture, the coin around 10cm, very scratchy signal, nearly didn't bother digging it! The lead object was around 20cm, very clean signal.

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Re: A couple of curiosities for ID please

Post by CTX_Phil » Fri May 18, 2018 12:15 pm

Forged George III half crown. ...

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Re: A couple of curiosities for ID please

Post by Easylife » Fri May 18, 2018 12:38 pm

Not quite solid silver :)) . My seven George III shilling contemporary forgeries all have none ferrous copper alloy cores with little remaining silver plating.
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Re: A couple of curiosities for ID please

Post by Koala » Fri May 18, 2018 1:05 pm

Does look like a cable end or anti tamper seal.

http://www.bmhstore.bmh.com.au/index.ph ... ge&pID=303

The coin is unusual in having an iron

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Re: A couple of curiosities for ID please

Post by RossDG » Fri May 18, 2018 3:22 pm

Koala wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 1:05 pm
Does look like a cable end or anti tamper seal.

http://www.bmhstore.bmh.com.au/index.ph ... ge&pID=303

The coin is unusual in having an iron

viewtopic.php?t=89877
The lead item does look like a cable end, but there is no trace of a cable or anything else, just this cast lead thing which has a casting sprue, but nothing going through it...but seems a specific shape.
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Re: A couple of curiosities for ID please

Post by Koala » Fri May 18, 2018 6:45 pm

Almost certainly cut off by a set of side cutters.

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