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A varied collection of buttons, lead lumps and other such junk was the usual days collection except this little beauty.
My first Charles I hammered. Well chuffed. I have been trying some amateur (very) research and I do believe the mint mark is a crown which would possibly put it from the Aberyswyth mint as a Provincial or Civil War mint. I am sure I will be corrected if I am wrong.
There are conflicting theories as to why it was pierced. Could it have been used as a pendant? Was it a Cromwellian supporter who defaced the Kings head, or was it vandalised after the King was executed? Used my trusty XP Deus with the 9" coil on 'Ultimate' program. The weather was pretty good. None of the well needed wet stuff came down, but that wind was pretty strong.
XP MI-6 Pinpointer
Much modified Spear & Jackson Border Spade
And lots of patience...