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A very lowball beach find!  

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 Posted 07/02/2018  3:52 pm Show Profile   Check NumisRob's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add NumisRob to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I am starting to get back into metal detecting after about three years' enforced absence from the hobby. After two major surgical operations I was advised not to lift anything heavier than a half-filled electric kettle until the doctor said it would be OK to start again...

I now have the green light to go detecting. All the earth is rock hard with the current drought, so I tried the beach, hoping that the holiday-makers who were here over the weekend might have dropped a few pound or two-pound coins...

Well, I DID find a coin, but not at all what I expected, and after checking with a better example in my collection I indentified it as a postwar Italian 5 Lire coin from about 1950!

Here it is - yesterday's detector find on the left and the specimen from my collection on the right!

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 Posted 07/02/2018  7:57 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coaster to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Well done, great detective work there NumbisRob!
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