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    Visiting An Old Permission

    Went out to one of our old permissions on a warmer overcast day. We ended up having a pretty good day, Diane found two tokens, a decorative lid and a buckle. I got a star studded clip, double bitted axe head, cobbler’s shoe form for a child size shoe a Goodyear Rubber button. I got a repeatable signal on my Deus and dug which at first thought was going to be a pull tab but with a bit more removing some dirt I had a suspicion so I went over to Diane to show her and put a bit of water on it she said “Think its a Trime” which confirmed my suspicions! It is very small, it is very Silver, it is very bent and I am very happy!


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    Great finds Tony. You and Diane did very well. Funny how the plow can still manage to hit something as tiny as a trime! Best wishes and happy hunting, Dave.
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    Great job! I love the trime and tokens!
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    Excellent Tony, and congrats on the Trime!

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    Love those signed tokens. With that denomination it is likely a bar, saloon or billiard hall.
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    Those are some great finds. Love that token and trime! Still looking for one of those myself, congrats!
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    Great bunch of finds Tony! Congrats on pulling that trime. Awesome!
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    Congrats on the wonderful finds, Tony and Diane!

    Do you think the Trime was bent that way intentionally? I have read that when men were going away for a while, to war or whatever, they would bend a coin like that and give it to their wife as a way to remember them. The coin would be bent as a reminder not to spend it accidentally. I'm not 100% certain that is the case with your Trime but it is a possibility.

    I like the star-studded clip too. It looks really old.

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    You guys had a great hunt!
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    Congrats on that trime. You must have been listening very well!

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    Nice hunt. Was the rubber button an eyeball find or did the detector hit on the small metal piece embedded in the back?
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    Nice! I like the two-bladed ax. Never found one.
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    Very nice finds Tony. I have to agree that how does a plow find that tiny piece of silver and then manage to position it just so to bend it????
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