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Celtic Coins

  1. Nov 14, 2008 #1


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    Ancient Celtic coin cache found in Netherlands

    Wow! This is neat! :cool:
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    Doubt was cast on the authenticity of the coins when they were found to be stamped with the date 55 BC.
    (sorry couldn't resist ;-)
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    Hate to step on a joke but 55 bc was 2 years before 53 bc and so there would not be a problem.
  6. Nov 14, 2008 #5
    That is so cool. I've had a metal detector for many years. Some of the things I've found.
    A plaque dedicating the the telegraph line strung on Telegraph Road
    1 toy truck
    1 cabbage patch doll name tag
    1 toy harmonica
    2 wire coat hangers
    a lot of common coins
    1 mercury dime
    1 silver earing
    several spoons
    many pull tops from soda
    several odd bits of unknown metal
    several metal buttons

    I may be waiting a long time for the "big haul":cry:
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    Hypatia, if you have the gift of the gab here abouts is to find good stuff, the trouble for me is, as soon as the farmers see me coming they get their shot guns out, which is not fair, the last load of good finds i had 3/4 went to the land owner.

    Mostly bronze Roman.
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    :rofl: :rofl:

    Unless you didn't get the joke in which case :eek:
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