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Thread: Another Neaby Site - Minie Ball, Rosette + More

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    Another Neaby Site - Minie Ball, Rosette + More

    I got back out again yesterday, this time to a site that is next door to the one I hunted last week. It is a lot with a vacant house on it and the yard is nicely mowed. Small front yard but a large back yard. The Merc came from the front yard, everything else came from the back yard.

    It is so nice being able to detect in February!

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    I was especially pleased with the bridle rosette!
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    The dropped minie ball was a nice surprise!
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    Pinback brooch
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    I love this padlock! I will have to Google it to get the story behind it.
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    An interesting old button.
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    Thanks for looking and happy hunting!
    Lifetime totals:
    10 Large Cents, 415 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 68 V Nickels, 124 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 131 Barber Dimes, 405 Mercury Dimes, 249 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 18 Barber Quarters, 20 Standing Liberty Quarters, 89 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

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    Elite Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    Well done! Is that a minie ball? I thought they had three grooves. It could be another type of civil war era bullet maybe? I am no bullet expert.

    Thats a pretty Indian!
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    OK, so here's the lock info for anyone who is interested. The lock is made by Thirard FTH based in [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87)]Fressenneville, France. This particular lock was supposedly to commemorate the first flight of the Concord to reach mach 2 which happened November 4, 1970, although I can't find what year it was issued. [/COLOR]
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    Great looking hunt Tony.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Digger_O'Dell View Post
    OK, so here's the lock info for anyone who is interested. The lock is made by Thirard FTH based in [COLOR=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.87)]Fressenneville, France. This particular lock was supposedly to commemorate the first flight of the Concord to reach mach 2 which happened November 4, 1970, although I can't find what year it was issued. [/COLOR]
    Thanks for the info! When I Googled it I got a lot of results in French, now I know why!
    Lifetime totals:
    10 Large Cents, 415 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 68 V Nickels, 124 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 131 Barber Dimes, 405 Mercury Dimes, 249 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 18 Barber Quarters, 20 Standing Liberty Quarters, 89 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

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    Congrats on the great finds! Love the Valentine's Day rosette !!!!!!!
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    Great hunt Tony, some very nice finds there!
    Happy top see you getting out this early in the year!!
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    Great photos congrats on your late winter detecting. WD
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    Very nice rosette and brooch, Tony!

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    Geez, Tony! You did awesome! So many great finds. What is the item in the first pic, all the way to the left? It almost looks like a piece of scrap silver.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Full Metal Digger View Post
    Geez, Tony! You did awesome! So many great finds. What is the item in the first pic, all the way to the left? It almost looks like a piece of scrap silver.
    I forgot to post photos of it. I think it's a mangled aluminum play coin.

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    Lifetime totals:
    10 Large Cents, 415 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 68 V Nickels, 124 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 131 Barber Dimes, 405 Mercury Dimes, 249 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 18 Barber Quarters, 20 Standing Liberty Quarters, 89 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

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    You're right, Tony. I can see the word NICKEL in the first pic and PECUNIA in the second pic!
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    1662 15 Kreuzers, Leopold I, Austria
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