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    1953 play nickel and a cool weathervane

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    When I popped that play nickel out from 7-8 inches deep and saw it's size and some of the detail I thought I had my first 3 cent silver! Major letdown to say the least but still a cool little coin with some age to it. I don't know about the age of the weathervane but I know it's pretty cool. Thanks for looking and HH.

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    “We do not inherit the planet from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”

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    Nice weathervane. Good find.
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    I like the weathervane too MD. I think I would try to use it.

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    "WP"

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    Amazing what turns up.
    The play coin would be enough some days, but the weather vane is a super find.

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    Love the weathervane . first one ive ever seen posted
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    Great find, and the weather vane is probably worth more than any 3 center you would have dug.

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    Nice digs. The weather vane would would be a "Banner" day for me.

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    What is the vane made out of think the old ones are made from lead , I found part of a lead one once, they are good finds an intact one is rare to get.

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    Love the amount of detail on the arrowhead! Nice find!!

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    It's hard to tell what it's made out of but i don't think it's lead or iron. Maybe brass or copper judging by the reading on my AT pro.

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    Sorry Honey, I canít. Iíve got plans with my metal detector.

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    The play coin is from the 50's.. and the weathervane is remarkable.
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    The Weather Deal is off the chart & will display well almost anywhere.imo
    Davers
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