New pictures of roman coin from Sunday.

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Hello.
I have attempted to take some better pictures of the roman coin I found on Sunday - hopefully they will help withan ID.
Also snuck in another one that I found a few weeks ago (the larger of the two.)
Many thanks for looking.
Cheers. :thumbsup:
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Barbarous Ant & Crispus/Beata Tranquillitas AE3.

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Thanks Allectus!
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Two very nice coins, never mind what Cath says! :D

I have yet to find a Roman coin with accent amount of detail, so very envious indeed!
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I think your barbarous coin is Probus :thumbsup:
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Decent Roman coins :thumbsup:
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I'm fortunate - some pretty good ones turn up on my permission. Sometimes take a bit of cleaning, but there seem to be quite a few around.
There's the remains of a Norman castle just a stones throw away, and my theory is that perhaps there was a Roman encampment there earlier.
Could those nail things I keep finding be hob-nails? :pulling hair out:

What a name - Probus...
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Roughwood wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:41 am Could those nail things I keep finding be hob-nails? :pulling hair out:

I find them all over Roman sites and had assumed they were hob nails too :D
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Oxgirl wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:10 pm I find them all over Roman sites and had assumed they were hob nails too :D
Do they give a non-ferrous response? :Thinking:
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Yes, absolutely. Which probably means they are not hobnails! Also, (having just Googled) I see that nobnails were not so rounded.
Perhaps these are more likely to be upholstery nails or similar? :?
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Roughwood wrote: Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:49 am Yes, absolutely. Which probably means they are not hobnails! Also, (having just Googled) I see that nobnails were not so rounded.
Perhaps these are more likely to be upholstery nails or similar? :?
Post a pic for ID. :thumbsup:
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Easylife wrote: Fri Jan 14, 2022 1:01 am Do they give a non-ferrous response? :Thinking:
The ones I’ve found were copper or bronze. I had thought hobnails were copper or bronze but maybe not? The amount of them on Roman sites does indicate they were used (and lost) frequently but maybe for another use…
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Easylife wrote: Fri Jan 14, 2022 1:01 am Do they give a non-ferrous response? :Thinking:
I found with the Etrac they would give a solid nice tone (in range) most of the times , but would also have the iron squeak attached to either end of the signal
I think this is down to the pointed end and a semi pointed head too, which can give a minelab (and potentially the D2 now with multi frequency) an ferrous sounding signal, with a good signal combined
I found the weakest signals came from nails that were curled around

Deeper nails would give a signal that if it were the end of your session you would probably walk away from with an Etrac

Another possible issue for a dodgy signal on a hobnail could be due to them going through an iron plate in the boot, so once that rusted away it would leave iron flakes/residue which the machine is also picking up :ugeek:
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Interesting observations.
Here are a couple more pictures (not too great) that may help. :thumbsup:
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