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  1. #1
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    Let's Hunt For Knowledge!

    Sep 2011
    111/101 in SW Ohio.
    Explorer II, White's Eagle II. Dowsing Rods...
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    64 times
    Metal Detecting

    1722 Coin Found In Private Yard Six Inches Down

    A friend of mine just found this Crazy silver coin in the yard of a home built in the 1890's! He showed it to me today, and I'm Puzzled as to just what country it's from! It's the size of a US quarter, And A Stange Find!

    Thanks For Any Help Identifing This Coin.... HH! Mike.
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    Here's The Other Side.....
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    Happy Hunting Out There, And Have A HAPPY 2015! Take Care! Mike Steel. Cincinnati, Ohio.

  2. #2
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    Dec 2009
    in your back yard
    excal 2 Fisher F75 SE
    1,727
    383 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Here it is. HH Venezia Alvise Mocenigo III 1722-1732 here is some info on the Doges of Italy, Alvise was the 85th. http://www.veniceword.com/vehistory.html
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  3. #3
    Quote Originally Posted by Broken knee View Post
    Here it is. HH
    Broken Knee

    Italian States Soldo?

  4. #4
    us
    Dec 2009
    in your back yard
    excal 2 Fisher F75 SE
    1,727
    383 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Quote Originally Posted by Iron Patch View Post
    Italian States Soldo?
    close IP, 15 Soldi 1722 3.23 g
    BK

  5. #5
    us
    Mar 2012
    South Jersey
    Whites Eagle Spectrum,Whites Coinmaster 6000 DI Pro
    633
    159 times
    Metal Detecting
    really cool!!! nice find

  6. #6
    us
    Let's Hunt For Knowledge!

    Sep 2011
    111/101 in SW Ohio.
    Explorer II, White's Eagle II. Dowsing Rods...
    101
    64 times
    Metal Detecting
    I Wish I'd Found This Coin! Thanks for your help.......


    Mike...

    Happy Hunting Out There, And Have A HAPPY 2015! Take Care! Mike Steel. Cincinnati, Ohio.

  7. #7
    us
    Jan 2011
    Phoenixville, PA
    White's V3X, Garrett Ace 350
    342
    2 times
    Metal Detecting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Awesome find!

  8. #8
    Very unusual find for sure. Never seen one of those dug in the states. Congrats on an awesome recovery!

  9. #9
    us
    Apr 2012
    Indiana
    FIsher F2, Garrett ace 250
    88
    7 times
    Metal Detecting
    Wow!! Holy crap that's old!

  10. #10
    us
    Feb 2010
    Maryland
    Garrett ATPro w/ProPointer/White's DFX 300/White's DFX/White's Eagle Spectrum/Radio Shack (Bounty Hunter)/
    357
    161 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    That is really neat! Old find indeed!

  11. #11
    us
    real pirate

    May 2011
    NE Ohio
    Garrett Ace 350 and AT Pro
    3,195
    193 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

  12. #12
    us
    Feb 2012
    CTX 3030; The only metal detector I'll ever need
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    594 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Super nice find.

 

 

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