Alistair was elated, but then disappointed to realise he’d found a counterfeit coin. On learning that forgeries of this period were probably more interesting than the real thing, Alistair executed another victory dance!
Post by Leslie Sarkany on Jul 7, 2016 4:11:14 GMT -5
Yes these days it's not only the classics that are forged. Here we have what is called "blacksmith" coins which are period forgeries. One of the best known is the backward date on a thistle token...1382 which should ahve read 1832.
Thanks for the blog and do appreciate your postings and visitations. gearing up for Sept 6 when this Bluenoser once agin invades brant Broughton for 16 days of gathering tribute!
From the land of the Bluenose.....life is a beach at least till the tide comes in and the Bud is all gone!