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#1 onlyme

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 11:15 AM

Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 11:27 AM

Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.

You'll do well on eBay ;-)
If your coin's as good as the one you've posted, I'll buy it! I rather suspect it isn't!
Good luck with the collecting, you'll never come to the end of it!

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 11:46 AM

Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.


You can either uses something like MS Paint to crop and reduce an image to size or use a hosting site like Flikr or Photobucket and when your image is uploaded there, you just pop a link to it in your post as you did with the library pic.

I have some spare Charles I Tower shillings for sale.  Interested?  PM me!


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:06 PM


Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.


You can either uses something like MS Paint to crop and reduce an image to size or use a hosting site like Flikr or Photobucket and when your image is uploaded there, you just pop a link to it in your post as you did with the library pic.

The free membership option of PhotoBucket that I use also imposes file size restrictions but that is a somewhat more useful < 1MB.

#5 Peter

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:59 PM



Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.


You can either uses something like MS Paint to crop and reduce an image to size or use a hosting site like Flikr or Photobucket and when your image is uploaded there, you just pop a link to it in your post as you did with the library pic.



The free membership option of PhotoBucket that I use also imposes file size restrictions but that is a somewhat more useful < 1MB.


I've just joined :)

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 03:37 PM


Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.

You'll do well on eBay ;-)
If your coin's as good as the one you've posted, I'll buy it! I rather suspect it isn't!
Good luck with the collecting, you'll never come to the end of it!


Hi well here is my attempt at posting a pic of my own coin, I think it as good as the other mine has net been cleaned I fear the other has, I may very well be wrong no experience never mind expert. Glad of any comments.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 03:45 PM


Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.

You'll do well on eBay ;-)
If your coin's as good as the one you've posted, I'll buy it! I rather suspect it isn't!
Good luck with the collecting, you'll never come to the end of it!

Here is an effort, hope it works, I think it is good and this has not been cleaned, any comment appreciated.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 04:08 PM



Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.

You'll do well on eBay ;-)
If your coin's as good as the one you've posted, I'll buy it! I rather suspect it isn't!
Good luck with the collecting, you'll never come to the end of it!

Here is an effort, hope it works, I think it is good and this has not been cleaned, any comment appreciated.

Very nice, have you got a photo of the other side, and how much are you looking for?

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 04:44 PM




Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.

You'll do well on eBay ;-)
If your coin's as good as the one you've posted, I'll buy it! I rather suspect it isn't!
Good luck with the collecting, you'll never come to the end of it!

Here is an effort, hope it works, I think it is good and this has not been cleaned, any comment appreciated.

Very nice, have you got a photo of the other side, and how much are you looking for?


Not sure about this side, I forgot what size I made the last one here goes anyway. I dont know what I want I am open to offers, I only started a couple of weeks ago and I collect shillings this was in a pail of coins I got for the shillgs contained in it. I would not be offended at any offer. Dont think this is a good pic.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 04:55 PM

What you have is a Charles I (Everson Type 2) Maltravers farthing (Everson ref 132a). Privy mark - large lis both sides - 1634-1636.

Cleaning is not such an issue with these anyway unlike many other coins, because a majority of them find there way from the Thames, and can even often be Thames washed. Obviously don't go scrubbing it :P and a natural patina is still preferred, but it is not as big an issue with Charles I and James I tokens.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 05:19 PM

Thanks Colin G. I had seen a comment re cleaning/polishing and thouht it best not to do so. I think on here I was seeing folks looking for certain year pennies some of which I have but they are dirty but I still would not touch them. i appreciate the information, it all adds to the knowlwedge base.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 06:52 PM




Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.


You can either uses something like MS Paint to crop and reduce an image to size or use a hosting site like Flikr or Photobucket and when your image is uploaded there, you just pop a link to it in your post as you did with the library pic.



The free membership option of PhotoBucket that I use also imposes file size restrictions but that is a somewhat more useful < 1MB.


I've just joined :)

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 07:02 PM





Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.

You'll do well on eBay ;-)
If your coin's as good as the one you've posted, I'll buy it! I rather suspect it isn't!
Good luck with the collecting, you'll never come to the end of it!

Here is an effort, hope it works, I think it is good and this has not been cleaned, any comment appreciated.

Very nice, have you got a photo of the other side, and how much are you looking for?


Not sure about this side, I forgot what size I made the last one here goes anyway. I dont know what I want I am open to offers, I only started a couple of weeks ago and I collect shillings this was in a pail of coins I got for the shillgs contained in it. I would not be offended at any offer. Dont think this is a good pic.

What about a good old-fashioned swap...online, for fun? If you're new to it all, we could have a forum-guided look at a couple of my old shillings, what do you reckon?
If you can wait until Sunday evening, I'll post up a couple of options for you to ponder on, maybe the forum chaps and lady could throw in there twelve- penneth worth and help you out?
Fancy it?

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 07:36 PM

Here is an effort, hope it works, I think it is good and this has not been cleaned, any comment appreciated.



have a play with cropping, onlyMe. You'll be glad you did.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:52 PM






Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.

You'll do well on eBay ;-)
If your coin's as good as the one you've posted, I'll buy it! I rather suspect it isn't!
Good luck with the collecting, you'll never come to the end of it!

Here is an effort, hope it works, I think it is good and this has not been cleaned, any comment appreciated.

Very nice, have you got a photo of the other side, and how much are you looking for?


Not sure about this side, I forgot what size I made the last one here goes anyway. I dont know what I want I am open to offers, I only started a couple of weeks ago and I collect shillings this was in a pail of coins I got for the shillgs contained in it. I would not be offended at any offer. Dont think this is a good pic.

What about a good old-fashioned swap...online, for fun? If you're new to it all, we could have a forum-guided look at a couple of my old shillings, what do you reckon?
If you can wait until Sunday evening, I'll post up a couple of options for you to ponder on, maybe the forum chaps and lady could throw in there twelve- penneth worth and help you out?
Fancy it?


Suits me Coinery not a problem. Thanks for the offer.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:00 PM





Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.

You'll do well on eBay ;-)
If your coin's as good as the one you've posted, I'll buy it! I rather suspect it isn't!
Good luck with the collecting, you'll never come to the end of it!

Here is an effort, hope it works, I think it is good and this has not been cleaned, any comment appreciated.

Very nice, have you got a photo of the other side, and how much are you looking for?


Not sure about this side, I forgot what size I made the last one here goes anyway. I dont know what I want I am open to offers, I only started a couple of weeks ago and I collect shillings this was in a pail of coins I got for the shillgs contained in it. I would not be offended at any offer. Dont think this is a good pic.

If you only started a couple of weeks ago I'd be tempted to hang on to it. It's actually quite a nice example and suggest you will find worse before you find better. The reverse looks a bit weak but that may be due to the picture quality, the obverse however looks good - well struck and centred with no weak bits, bends, chips, digs or scrapes. Not bad for Carolean copper which can appear in fairly dire condition if dug.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:05 PM







Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.

You'll do well on eBay ;-)
If your coin's as good as the one you've posted, I'll buy it! I rather suspect it isn't!
Good luck with the collecting, you'll never come to the end of it!

Here is an effort, hope it works, I think it is good and this has not been cleaned, any comment appreciated.

Very nice, have you got a photo of the other side, and how much are you looking for?


Not sure about this side, I forgot what size I made the last one here goes anyway. I dont know what I want I am open to offers, I only started a couple of weeks ago and I collect shillings this was in a pail of coins I got for the shillgs contained in it. I would not be offended at any offer. Dont think this is a good pic.

What about a good old-fashioned swap...online, for fun? If you're new to it all, we could have a forum-guided look at a couple of my old shillings, what do you reckon?
If you can wait until Sunday evening, I'll post up a couple of options for you to ponder on, maybe the forum chaps and lady could throw in there twelve- penneth worth and help you out?
Fancy it?


Suits me Coinery not a problem. Thanks for the offer.

OK, great stuff, I'll start a new thread on Sunday evening and post up pictures of a few shillings, and see what you think.
The last thing I ever swapped was a pannini football card around 1978 or 79 :-)

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:08 PM








Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.

You'll do well on eBay ;-)
If your coin's as good as the one you've posted, I'll buy it! I rather suspect it isn't!
Good luck with the collecting, you'll never come to the end of it!

Here is an effort, hope it works, I think it is good and this has not been cleaned, any comment appreciated.

Very nice, have you got a photo of the other side, and how much are you looking for?


Not sure about this side, I forgot what size I made the last one here goes anyway. I dont know what I want I am open to offers, I only started a couple of weeks ago and I collect shillings this was in a pail of coins I got for the shillgs contained in it. I would not be offended at any offer. Dont think this is a good pic.

What about a good old-fashioned swap...online, for fun? If you're new to it all, we could have a forum-guided look at a couple of my old shillings, what do you reckon?
If you can wait until Sunday evening, I'll post up a couple of options for you to ponder on, maybe the forum chaps and lady could throw in there twelve- penneth worth and help you out?
Fancy it?


Suits me Coinery not a problem. Thanks for the offer.

OK, great stuff, I'll start a new thread on Sunday evening and post up pictures of a few shillings, and see what you think.
The last thing I ever swapped was a pannini football card around 1978 or 79 :-)


Sorry coinery, old age does not visit alone, out of interest what kind of date/s were you thinking, just to save you going to the bother if I have them. Cheers.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:17 PM









Hi folks,

THought I would post this as it is not my line of interest, I have no idea of value etc. only been collecting a few weeks.
Any and all comments welcome apart that is about the poor photography. I have just noted the file allowance and my pic is
well above so I have used a library pic mean time.

You'll do well on eBay ;-)
If your coin's as good as the one you've posted, I'll buy it! I rather suspect it isn't!
Good luck with the collecting, you'll never come to the end of it!

Here is an effort, hope it works, I think it is good and this has not been cleaned, any comment appreciated.

Very nice, have you got a photo of the other side, and how much are you looking for?


Not sure about this side, I forgot what size I made the last one here goes anyway. I dont know what I want I am open to offers, I only started a couple of weeks ago and I collect shillings this was in a pail of coins I got for the shillgs contained in it. I would not be offended at any offer. Dont think this is a good pic.

What about a good old-fashioned swap...online, for fun? If you're new to it all, we could have a forum-guided look at a couple of my old shillings, what do you reckon?
If you can wait until Sunday evening, I'll post up a couple of options for you to ponder on, maybe the forum chaps and lady could throw in there twelve- penneth worth and help you out?
Fancy it?


Suits me Coinery not a problem. Thanks for the offer.

OK, great stuff, I'll start a new thread on Sunday evening and post up pictures of a few shillings, and see what you think.
The last thing I ever swapped was a pannini football card around 1978 or 79 :-)


Sorry coinery, old age does not visit alone, out of interest what kind of date/s were you thinking, just to save you going to the bother if I have them. Cheers.

I'll have a sift through and let you know what I've got tomorrow, if that's OK?

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 04:59 PM

What you have is a Charles I (Everson Type 2) Maltravers farthing (Everson ref 132a). Privy mark - large lis both sides - 1634-1636.

Cleaning is not such an issue with these anyway unlike many other coins, because a majority of them find there way from the Thames, and can even often be Thames washed. Obviously don't go scrubbing it :P and a natural patina is still preferred, but it is not as big an issue with Charles I and James I tokens.

did something new happen to coin making in the 1600's?
my 1674 Farthing looks quite more ununique

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 05:09 PM

Farthings from 1672 were milled copper.(some Cornish tin for a few dates after 1675 to 1693)
The one being dicussed here is an earlier hammered version.
Have a look here and start learning. :)

http://www.colincook..._frontpage.html

Edited by Peter, 02 May 2012 - 05:11 PM.




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