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    Nice little 1600's buckle today

    Hi Diggers,
    I got out for a couple hours this morning. Tom and I detected a corn field he got us permission for and then we hit some woods up above the old village. I didn't have a banner day by any stretch of the imagination but I did get a great little buckle that dates to the 1600's! I also found 4 toasted modern coins (1851, 1874, and 2 with no dates). Here's a pic and thanks for looking. Happy Digging!
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    Oldest Silver Coin: 1242 Denier from Trier, Germany
    Oldest American coin: 1805 Draped Bust Large Cent
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    Best Relics: ca. 14th C. Spur, 1500 B.C. Bronze Arrowheads
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    Another old buckle for your growing collection.
    Oldest find: 5,000 year old copper spearhead
    Oldest coin: 1699 William III halfpenny
    Purdiest coin: 1832 Capped Bust quarter
    Coolest find: USA button with blue threads still on shank

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    I tend to only check out the coin finds and miss out on the unique relic finds that everyone posts. Congrats on a nice buckle find, but I have to admit I like your coin posts a tad more. Thx WD
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    Amazing old buckle, Dave! It looks tiny. Very cool that it's complete, and it really cleaned up well. Nice!

    Sorry you only found "modern" coins from the 1800s.

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    Beautiful 1600's buckle.
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