Identifying your hammy!

Please post any finds here that you wish help with identification.
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IMPORTANT Before Creating an ID Request, Please Follow the H.A.M.M.Y Code Below....


H - Have at least two good sized clear photos, this is Mandatory
A - About your detecting day, type of land, depth found.
M - Measure items by doing the pics next to a scale or ruler. this is Mandatory
M - Machine used? settings? interesting to other users.
Y - You will always get a better ID if you supply more information.

*PLEASE NOTE: Use of a modern coin or written dimensions no longer qualify as a "scale". We need a properly-defined measure - metric or good old-fashioned inches will do.
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Re: Identifying your hammy!

Post by Ten pence! » Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:13 pm

I've now got pretty good at IDing coins, but as for Eddie pennies?, They all look the same to me, and if it's CIVITAS LONDON I struggle beyond that!



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Re: Identifying your hammy!

Post by Oxgirl36 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:56 am

General introduction to British coins http://www.moneyandmedals.org.uk/downlo ... 0coins.pdf
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Re: Identifying your hammy!

Post by SuperRed » Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:48 am

Oxgirl36 wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:56 am
General introduction to British coins http://www.moneyandmedals.org.uk/downlo ... 0coins.pdf
That's a useful basic guide OG... hadn't seen that one before, so thanks. ::g

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Re: Identifying your hammy!

Post by liamnolan » Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:04 am

We have seen a big increase in the Finds ID requests and many of the coins are pretty common and easy to identify, so I would encourage everyone to consider doing the ID for themselves and then if they get stuck they can use the ID service. Its good fun and you may then end up helping others! ::g
Remember that if asking for an ID you must supply the correct information. The HAMMY CODE is simple to follow. Not supplying the basic information is disrespectful to those others who make the effort.If stuck out in the field and without a scale, post in Finds Stories and let us share your excitement, I LOVE l;. to see those clod shots, BUT don't ask for an ID until you get back home and have the time (and scale) to do a proper ID request, Liam :;@
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Re: Identifying your hammy!

Post by Buriedbytime&dust » Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:03 pm

Ten pence! wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:13 pm
I've now got pretty good at IDing coins, but as for Eddie pennies?, They all look the same to me, and if it's CIVITAS LONDON I struggle beyond that!

Loads of Eddie penny ID info here https://www.ukdfd.co.uk/pages/edwardian ... s%20P1.htm

They are a mighty pain to tell apart though, particularly the overlap between Edward I and II.

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