Dick Johnson submitted this note with the headline, "ARCHAEOLOGIST COINS NEW CONDITION TERM". Can anyone translate this for us yanks?
In a news article from England on the discovery of a buried coin of William the Conqueror, an archaeologist called the condition of the coin "quite good nick."
The complete paragraph was "Joanne Kirton, archaeology supervisor, added: "The coin is in quite good nick and it was very difficult to make out the name on the coin."
Maybe a British reader can translate the slang term "nick" in this meaning.
Here's the complete story:
1000-year-old coin found in Bamburgh
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