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Scans of an 1805 Irish penny found in Balemartine and a letter from Nick Holmes of the National Museums of Scotland.

Two scans and two enlargements of an 1805 Irish penny dug up by John Fletcher in ground around the shed opposite his house in Balemartine in November 2004. Letter dated 25/11/2004 from Nick Holmes, numismatics curator with the National Museums of Scotland, identifying and dating the coin.