My best Roman coin

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My best Roman coin

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Managed 3hrs Sunday morning on the site of a Roman warehouse / storage building in Somerset, always good for a few grotty bronzes but has never produced a silver for me, I picked up 5 toasted little bronzes in the lovely sun. As I was about to head for home I tried a area that has not produced much bar lead when this bad boy popped up a nice Vespasian Denarius. a bit of a choppy 21 on the equinox an was deep, after the plug was out it was jumping into the low 30s! Took a bit of digging but was well worth it!
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detail on thats fantastic ,very nice find grzz

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A beauty well done

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For some reason Vespasian is my favourite Emperor. Probably because that was my 1st Denarius and I Id`d it myself.
Have you a photo of the reverse.
Well done, ::g
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Oooohhhh!
That's a beaut!
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Nice find ::g
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That’s a very nice find.

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Neoww, not showing us the reverse is like leaving the punchline off a joke and is, besides, mental cruelty :)

I agree with Dave, only in my case it's possibly more of a beg.
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A stunner, well rescued.. ::g

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He's a serious looking so and so isn't he? Great find though. Well done ::g

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Truly a superb find and coin..well done! ::g
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That's a lovely looking coin! ::g
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Here's the reverse. Having a few issues with my phone an the net!
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Likey likey Flavian,cd ::g
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Roger wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:10 pm
Here's the reverse. Having a few issues with my phone an the net!
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Oh, that’s a spanker!!

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Beautiful, beautiful coin ::g
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Very nice find ::g

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Gorgeous coin Roger - well found.
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