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briser_fae_the_broch

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Re: Finally a good coin
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2017, 08:27:46 PM »
I am wondering if the ground is part of the reason it's in such good nick, (under trees in dry fibrous rooty soil in private ground, not a farm), either that or it was not in circulation much before being lost, that could mean it had been in the ground undisturbed for the best part of 200 years!  There was nothing much to clean off and I did not want to polish it and screw it up.
I did have a search online as to value but sadly it's not rare and there are loads of them about.  Not planning on selling it anyway.
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Re: Finally a good coin
« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2017, 09:01:02 PM »
Aye it's definitely in great nick, they all seem to turn up with that year, 1816. I suppose you could give it a light polish with some bicarbonate of soda and a drop of water mixed into a paste. And Muddy, I believe they refer to the 'belt' as a garter 🤓. You could be onto a good permission there Briser, good luck...

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Re: Finally a good coin
« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2017, 12:15:06 AM »
Belter and nicely lit and shot

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Re: Finally a good coin
« Reply #18 on: September 11, 2018, 03:22:42 PM »
Couldn't help looking at this again its lovely and the photography is great
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Re: Finally a good coin
« Reply #19 on: September 18, 2018, 04:31:35 PM »
Got a shilling a couple of weeks ago 5 minutes from my house, exactly the same date but in even better nick than the 6pence, make a nice pair.  All's I need now is a florin and half-crown.
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Re: Finally a good coin
« Reply #20 on: September 18, 2018, 08:00:36 PM »


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Re: Finally a good coin
« Reply #21 on: September 18, 2018, 08:02:38 PM »
Really quite awful photos with my mobile as this thing looks great, but how do you get the black rim cleaned without ruining the coin?
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Re: Finally a good coin
« Reply #22 on: September 18, 2018, 08:30:55 PM »
Nice coin  :)
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Re: Finally a good coin
« Reply #23 on: Today at 10:47:51 AM »
Bolton got one same coin same date on sunday at the Perthshire dig mate
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Re: Finally a good coin
« Reply #24 on: Today at 05:04:45 PM »
I was always curious why so many shillings and sixpences come up with 1816 until I learned there was a major re-issue starting that year.
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