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Uk~ Interesting Find From The Circulation In The Uk~

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 Posted 09/06/2021  2:06 pm  Show Profile   Check NumisRob's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add NumisRob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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The distrustful skeptical side of me reckons that 'someone' was trying to manufacture a 'mint error' coin to flog for a wad of cash

David - you may be right!

I was in my local bank today and just for fun got a 1 bag of pennies to check through! Never got a bag of pennies before, but where else can you get 100 coins for a pound?


Exciting - found a (very corroded) 1944 farthing in the bag!

Interesting result:
1944 farthing - 1
1971 - 3
1976 - 1
1983 - 1
1985 - 1
1986 - 3
1988 - 1
1989 - 2
1991 - 1
1992 - 1
1993 - 2
1994 - 5
1995 - 2
1996 - 1
1997 - 1
1998 - 4
1999 - 6
2000 - 7
2001 - 4
2003 - 2
2004 - 2
2005 - 3
2006 - 3
2006 - 5
2008 - 3 (all shield reverse)
2009 - 7
2010 - 6
2011 - 4
2012 - 3
2013 - 2
2014 - 1
2015 - 1 (Rank-Broadley portrait)
2015 - 2 (Jody Clark portrait)
2016 - 3
2017 - 6

Photos of the farthing that masqueraded as a 1p - the first George VI coin I've found in circulation since the old florins were demonetised in 1993!

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09/07/2021 04:47 am
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 Posted 09/07/2021  05:15 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Princetane to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Cool, Numis Rob - You sure find some exciting coins there. The tales that farthing could tell and the Frankentwopound coin!
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 Posted 09/26/2021  5:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add molydeii to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice find with the farthing Rob!
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 Posted 09/27/2021  09:52 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add kena to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice find from a bag of 1 pence coins.
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 Posted 09/29/2021  03:59 am  Show Profile   Check NumisRob's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add NumisRob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I got my first 2020 10p in change yesterday!
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 Posted 09/29/2021  07:13 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add triggersmob to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice find Rob.
With nearly 33 million of them minted, you should see plenty of them soon hopefully.
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I got my first 2020 10p in change yesterday!
Fantastic!
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