Another hammered for today

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Making the most of my now limited time on the land and with the crop almost full to bursting , I took a few hours out today for one more possible final bash . I may get one more in before end of play next week and then I am done until later this year apart from a few invites from a fellow detectorist .
It has been and interesting season , a great start to be fair and then hit a dry patch and got me wondering if I had cleared the place out , I just couldnt buy a bite but thankfully that soon changed and I was starting to get back in the game .
Today was wonderful weather , we had a good soaking midweek and that certainly helped the dry land soften up a bit and made digging easier and despite the strong breeze it was T-shirt weather .
Two fields were on offer so I decided to have a couple of hours on each and then call it a day and I got lucky almost straight away with my second signal and out popped this little coin .
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A very welcome and pleasant start to the afternoon . I think its a Henry 111 penny voided long cross but as per usual I am happy to be corrected , a great start but apart from that not a great deal was coming up in the coin department . Even the buttons were not showing in the many numbers that they tend to do but a neat little buckle showed itself which also cheered me up .
Both fields were hard work but at the end of the day , just being out was ample reward . My usual rest up and a cuppa affords the usual appreciation of what we have to enjoy and I was blessed with a lone Red Kite floating about above me and for once it wasnt being mobbed by the resident Buzzards or Rooks . The white blossom was still in abundance and if I cannot manage one final time on the land then my next visit will see a totally different landscape when Autumn bites , its hard to imagine just when everything around is full to brimming in summer green .
I dug plenty of rubbish , blobs of random lead , bits of silver foil and scraps of wafer thin copper , the usual stuff alongside some acceptable bits and pieces .
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A gentle clean and the true beauty of these Hammered coins come to life .
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Good selection there, the hammered is in good nick too

Nicely found and saved

Regards Steve
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Well done on the hammy, the middle item looks well old. :thumbsup:
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Yep Henry 111 long cross Renavd London class 5 (h?) :clapping: :thumbsup:
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Well done Paul on your hammered.
That keyhole/ ringpull type thing, 2nd row on the left, never dug any of those until this season and then they were a weekly find.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Dave The Slave wrote: Sat May 14, 2022 2:25 pm That keyhole/ ringpull type thing, 2nd row on the left, never dug any of those until this season and then they were a weekly find.
Many lost stockings there then. :thumbsup:
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Nice finds Kenleyboy,
Always like to see a hammered :thumbsup:

Well found and well saved.
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These hammereds seem to be coming up quite regularly for you, Paul :thumbsup:
Dave The Slave wrote: Sat May 14, 2022 2:25 pm That keyhole/ ringpull type thing, 2nd row on the left, never dug any of those until this season and then they were a weekly find.
I heard somewhere that these suspender fasteners were also used for something other than stockings. It made far more sense and explained why we find so many but the trouble is I've disremembered what the explanation was :oops:
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Is that part of a crotal bell on the mid right side?

Nother nice bit of silver, that area is really holding on tight to its secrets :ugeek:
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figgis wrote: Sun May 15, 2022 8:57 am These hammereds seem to be coming up quite regularly for you, Paul :thumbsup:



I heard somewhere that these suspender fasteners were also used for something other than stockings. It made far more sense and explained why we find so many but the trouble is I've disremembered what the explanation was :oops:

They are from corset stays. They were used when steel stays replaced whalebone ones and became affordable. :thumbsup:
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Blackadder43 wrote: Sun May 15, 2022 9:55 am Is that part of a crotal bell on the mid right side?

Nother nice bit of silver, that area is really holding on tight to its secrets :ugeek:
Small chunk of crotal bell :thumbsup:
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figgis wrote: Sun May 15, 2022 8:57 am These hammereds seem to be coming up quite regularly for you, Paul :thumbsup:
I had a very good start to the season for hammered coins , went a bit dry for a spell and then my last few visits have come up trumps :thumbsup:
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