PITCH and TOSS

Never did I think that as the son of a coal miner growing up in a County Durham pit village in the 40s and 50s, that the experience and local knowledge gained would help a fellow detectorist over 60 years later. A cousin currently living in the same village contacted me and mentioned that he was finding an unusual number of Victorian and the later Georgian coins in one particular area, and asked if I could I explain why this was the case. The answer was easy.

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