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    I forgot to mention the Celtic iron fibula I found!

    I dug this beautiful Celtic fibula on the first day of my Bavarian trip. This is the second one I have found and dates to 3rd century B.C.
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    Oldest Coin: 100-60 BC Gallic Coin (Sequani Tribe)
    Oldest Silver Coin: 1156 Pfennig from Bavaria, Germany
    Oldest American coin: 1805 Draped Bust Large Cent
    Best Coin EVER: 1625 Escalin from Chateau Renaud, France
    Best Relics: ca. 14th C. Spur, 1500 B.C. Bronze Arrowheads
    YouTube Channel: Full Metal Digger

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    Global Moderator OxShoeDrew's Avatar
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    Must be nice to just forget to mention a 2300 yr old find
    That's AMAZING...and your 2nd one.
    Did you envision, before you left, your German trip would turn out THIS successful in finds?

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    I don't know what is more remarkable.....that very cool find or as Drew mentioned, your ability to forget about it. I wonder how they wound that iron into a coil?
    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

    "He who would search for pearls must dive below."

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    Congrats on the 2300-year-old safety pin!

    Seriously, that is a monumental find, Dave! I know how excited TerraGermania gets when he finds a fibula. They are such personal and historic items. Your own personal museum is shaping up nicely!

    Lifetime totals:
    9 Large Cents, 392 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 67 V Nickels, 122 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 128 Barber Dimes, 384 Mercury Dimes, 238 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 15 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 85 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

    YouTube Channel: Tony Two-Cent

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    Stunning find. I would love to find one.
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