ID challenge No 1 (12 - 15/06/18)

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ID challenge No 1 (12 - 15/06/18)

Post by thefiggis » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:30 pm

***THIS CHALLENGE HAS NOW CLOSED*** (Due to a glitch, this challenge thread produces unwanted email notifications every time a reply is made and so has had to be locked. Therefore please don't submit any further ID challenge forms as we won't be including them here. However, the problem has been solved and future challenges will remain open.

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Challenge No.1
Start: Tues 12-06-18
Thread opens for discussion: after 5.00pm on Friday 15-06-18

Object is a hammered silver coin. Scale has been omitted to enable a larger image of the coin which measures 11mm in diameter.
IDC obverse.jpg
IDC reverse.jpg

Being the first of the challenges, this is something of a trial. Following your ideas on how long it should run, we've started with 3 days but if it's found that you'd like longer then we can adjust that. We'll see how it goes and if you have any ideas of how to enhance it then just shout.
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Essential equipment:
Some sort of electrical gubbins(I'm told it's a Deus). In various colours
Jenkins
Gin.

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Post by Allectus » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:40 pm

Edward I Irish Farthing - Waterford mint.
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Post by haveyoufound1yet » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:44 pm

Edward 1st Irish Farthing Waterford mint. spink 6268 (Scottish & Irish book)

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Post by Junior » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:11 pm

Ed 3rd Scottish half penny

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Post by mowdie » Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:11 pm

Edward 1 farthing dublin mint.

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Post by Buriedbytime&dust » Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:46 pm

I'm going for Edward I Irish Farthing, Waterford mint, early issue.

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Post by fred » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:42 pm

Edward I hammered silver farthing. Waterford mint.
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Post by Sunray » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:10 am

This coin is an Edward I Farthing

Date: 1281-1282
Mint: Waterford
Type: Early Issue - Type II

Diameter: 11mm
Weight: 0.33g

Obverse: +ERA NG LIE
    Legend around the outside of a triangular frame which
    encloses the kings' head. Open C & E.

Reverse: CIVI TAS VATE RFOR'
    Long-cross with three pellets in each quarter
    Apostrophe after VATERFOR'

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Post by Lowland » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:22 am

Edward 1
Silver halfpenny
Waterford mint
Second issue?
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Post by Easylife » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:07 pm

Edward I Irish farthing - Waterford mint.
Nox 800, 15" coil & Garrett carrot.
White's TDI SL

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Post by Lolly » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:52 pm

Edward 1st Irish hammered farthing 1281 - 1282
Waterford mint
Early issue - type 1
Obverse - ERA NG LIE
Reverse - CIVi TAS VATE RFOR
Long cross - three pellets in each quarter
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Post by busterhamer » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:27 pm

Edward I Irish Half penny Waterford Mint.
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Post by Ash » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:20 pm

Edward 1st farthing?

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Post by Spearhead » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:57 pm

Continental copy purporting to be an Edward 1st Waterford mint silver penny. Made after 1294.

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Post by Stillburning » Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:18 pm

Edward I Irish halfpenny Waterford mint
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Post by CTX_Phil » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:20 pm

Edward I Irish halfpenny, Waterford mint 👍

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Post by Saki » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:11 pm

Edwrad1st Dublin Irish Groat
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Post by Saki » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:33 pm

LOVE THE IDEA OF THIS CHALLENGE. BRILLIANT

Edward 1st FARTHING
Date: 1280-1284
Mint: Dublin
Type: First/Early Issue - Type I

Diameter: 10-11mm
Weight: 0.36g

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Post by erm1969 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:29 pm

Edward I Irish Farthing, Waterford mint

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Post by Roughwood » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:59 pm

Edward 1st Irish Penny - Waterford mint
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Post by SuperRed » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:43 pm

Edward 1 irish farthing?
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Post by Ladybird66 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:32 am

Edward 1st Irish Farthing Waterford

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Post by saxman » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:01 am

Edward I Irish farthing, Waterford mint I reckon
Deus large and small coil, shovel and stuff!

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Post by redwulf500 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:14 am

edward 1st irish halfpenny waterford mint

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Post by Rhumours » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:44 am

Is it a coin? Lol.

Well coins are my least interesting subject simply because I know nothing at all about them. That's not true .... pretty good at spending them. So in all honesty gave this a wide birth. But then I thought the aim is to challenge yourself and it's a weak area so better have a go at least. Not sure it's totally correct but there are some good resembling parts so I'm going for

Silver Penny of Edward I, 2nd Coinage (Dublin Mint)

Found by trawling various images

Thanks for doing this guys it's good fun.
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Post by beaubrummell » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:00 pm

Edward 1st penny?
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Post by bazzerhut » Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:06 pm

Edward I farthing, second coinage, Irish issue, Waterford mint.
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Post by djm666 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:54 pm

Edward I Irish penny, Waterford mint.

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Post by Swany » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:26 pm

Ha, not the best at ID'ing, but will make a guess from various posts I have viewed on this site. Edward II Irish farthing
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Post by BigDan » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:37 pm

Edward I Dublin mint silver penny

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