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Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« on: October 15, 2012, 05:17:16 PM »
I havent been posting much as you all know what buckles,buttons,hammie pennies etc look like but thought this was interesting enough.Ive never found a gun metal coin before and the detail is good.Pity about the edges.
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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2012, 05:35:30 PM »
Well found sir  :D   Gun Money is a bit thin on the ground, think I've only ever found one or perhaps at most two coins.  Great recovery--- finding it would have made my month never mind day. :)

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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2012, 06:07:11 PM »
Nice one BR :)

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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2012, 06:21:06 PM »
Nice one BR.  Gun money is on my list of "to find", especially as it's one of those historically significant coins made for a specific purpose.  Excellent find. :-)
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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2012, 06:40:53 PM »
Cracker of a find Borderreiver ,the soil has  been kind there , think i can still see the month , found one last month my first in 25 years , the edges suffered  the most as well ,  well recovered  ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2012, 07:30:35 PM »
Thats a top find BR and nice condition,decent soil as Spectra says
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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2012, 08:49:48 PM »
well done robert on your finds and gun money.......regards

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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2012, 09:12:18 PM »
Very nice Robert ,what a rare find & great nick too .. A wee change from buckles  :P :P ;)  :)
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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2012, 09:26:43 PM »
Well found Robert.

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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2012, 10:22:33 PM »
Nice one RAD! Looked up gun money- interesting ! Cool find

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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2012, 10:30:34 PM »
Well found Robert, nice and unusual.

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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2012, 04:34:34 AM »
Fantastic find BR - well recovered :)

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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #12 on: October 16, 2012, 06:54:26 AM »
Fantastic find Robert never seen one of those coins  looks great what machine were  you using and what did it come up as
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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #13 on: October 16, 2012, 07:01:42 AM »
Fantastic find Robert never seen one of those coins  looks great what machine were  you using and what did it come up as
Cheers greig


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Re: Gun Money shilling and unusual field field.
« Reply #14 on: October 16, 2012, 12:05:11 PM »
I found a gun money shilling this past Sunday the detail is beautiful coin is a bit chewed up but the history behind it is fascinating mine was 1689 July
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