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    Down Under

    Some interesting and fun finds found in my local pumping station grounds here in the PNW.

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Size:  55.3 KBOld brooch (?) and a turquoise/silver (hair?) thing
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Size:  65.8 KBSpill-Australian 54,43,48 half pennies. New Zealand 44,58 half pennies. Canada 58 penny. UK 90 penny. AA(?) token.
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Size:  50.3 KB2 rings marked sterling w/unknown stones.

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    Veteran Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    Lots of foreign coins and lots of silver jewelry! Good job.
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    Congrats on the silver jewelry and the cool foreign coin spill!

    What kind of site is the pumping station grounds? Is it mowed like a park or is it woods?
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    Wow, that south west Indian silver piece must weigh a lot! That sash buckle looks 1800s too! Never seen a down under spill! Nice!!!

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    Great group of keepers. Lots of foreign coins plus some silver jewelry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Two-Cent View Post
    Congrats on the silver jewelry and the cool foreign coin spill!

    What kind of site is the pumping station grounds? Is it mowed like a park or is it woods?
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    Water distribution for this part of the city.

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    Great finds. Congrats on the bling as well. WD
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    Nice finds, and love the silver clip/brooch thing. Looks Indian.

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    I love finding those town-owned areas missed by everyone else. Great pulls on that silver jewelry!

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    A little bit of everything and from everywhere. Great Job!!
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