Okay cool, sorry about the wait - timezone differences, its 6.30am here as I type.
Another basic scavenger hunt challenge
1687 English silver halfcrown - Points challenge for really old coins
You must have these features on your coin to gain the points.
1680s = 5 points
1670s/90s = 4 points
1660s/ 1700s = 3 points
1650s/1710s = 2 points
1640s/ 1720s = 1 point
to 1639 and after 1729 = no pointsCoins after 1790 are ineligible
Western Europe or state in modern day countries of UK, Spain, France, Portugal, Switzerland, Benelux, Germany, any Scandinavian including Iceland and Finland, Austria, Italy and statelets in the area = 3 points
Eastern Europe, Central Europe and Russia = 2 points
Rest of world except Americas = 1 point
USA, Canada, Latin and South America = -2 pointsMetal
- Silver or Gold above 75% purity = 2 points
Gold or silver under 75% purity = 1 point
Other metal including bronze/copper = O pointsSize
Over 30mm = 3 points
20 to 30mm = 2 points
under 20mm = 1 pointWigs/Hair
Any person with long flowing or permed hair/wigs +5 points per person.
Funny beards/moustaches, goatees = +3 points per person
(Each person can be claimed once only, so if a person has a huge wig and goatee, they get 5 points not 8)
Hilarious clothing including any of following - laced frilly collar, ruffs, pantaloons, codpieces etc +5 points.Extra points
Crowns = 1 point each
Horses = 1 point each
Lions/Bears/Boars/Cats/Wolves/ Owls or Eagles = 1 point per animal shown
Shields = 1 point each
Languages other than English = 1 point each
City Scene = +2 points
Battle Scene = +5 Points
Castles/Palaces +2 points per building.
PS no British or English Half Crowns of James 2 allowed.
Loving Halfcrowns. British and Commonwealth coins 1750 - 1950 and anything Kiwi.
If it's round, shiny and silvery I will love it.