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Thread: Jesuit Ring & Copper

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  1. #1
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    Oct 2013
    Wawa, Ontario
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    Jesuit Ring & Copper

    I've been having a productive few weeks....but I'm putting in the hours so I'm glad it's paying off.

    Jesuit ring

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    More copper

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    Heart attack flat button with string/thread still on it.

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    Little magnet fishing.

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    Unknown item.

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    Any ideas?

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  2. #2
    ca
    Feb 2017
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    That ring is a beauty-
    Congrats
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  3. #3
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    Congrats on the ring and other finds
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  4. #4
    se
    Sep 2006
    Sweden
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    Love the ring!
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  5. #5
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    Do not forget me 24601

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    Indiana
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    I think I'd faint if I found a piece of Catholic history. Congratulations.

  6. #6
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    Congrats on the ring.
    How often do you come across a ring like that.
    Congrats
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  7. #7
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    Bob

    Jun 2014
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    Cool ring.
    I have an area nearby once heavily populated by Jesuits and Jesuit students. I've pounded the whole area for a few years. I've found lots and lots of medals of all kinds and other artifacts but so far no rings. I'm hoping one will appear but the targets are really few and far between at this point.
    It's a shame they didn't have any silver or gold ones. I've never seen a silver or gold one dug.

    I've also noticed that the Jesuits didn't drop many coins (except for a few what pennies) because back in the day they didn't have any to lose. Those guys were basically broke most of the time.
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  8. #8
    ca
    Oct 2013
    Wawa, Ontario
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    They must have taken a vow of poverty because I've haven't found a coin yet in the areas where the rings were found.

    Quote Originally Posted by Garrett424 View Post
    Cool ring.
    I have an area nearby once heavily populated by Jesuits and Jesuit students. I've pounded the whole area for a few years. I've found lots and lots of medals of all kinds and other artifacts but so far no rings. I'm hoping one will appear but the targets are really few and far between at this point.
    It's a shame they didn't have any silver or gold ones. I've never seen a silver or gold one dug.

    I've also noticed that the Jesuits didn't drop many coins (except for a few what pennies) because back in the day they didn't have any to lose. Those guys were basically broke most of the time.

  9. #9
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    Outstanding ring!


    "Take the detecta-drama elsewhere - I'm just here to dig!"


    Running totals:

    Hammered Silvers - 2
    Hammered Coppers - 1
    Milled Spanish Silver - 12
    Colonial State Coppers - 7
    United States Cent/Half cent Coppers - 107
    British & Other colonial Coppers - 90
    Slick coppers - too painful to talk about
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    Love token etched on 1859 seated Dime
    1852 Trimmy trimmy trime
    1831 Louis Phillippe 1st - 5 Franc
    1783 Nova Constelatio, Crosby-3C
    1749 King George II Farthing (mint fresh)





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  10. #10
    ca
    Oct 2013
    Wawa, Ontario
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    I believe I have 9 now...I found 5 one summer..two double headers and a single. Just lucky with them, I think it's a sign.



    Quote Originally Posted by Mzjavert View Post
    I think I'd faint if I found a piece of Catholic history. Congratulations.

  11. #11
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    Kevin

    Feb 2017
    FEMA REGION 5 North Central Illinois
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    The ring is way cool. Like the flat button too. No idea what that crusty iron thingy is? Does look like a cross in a circle. Interesting finds.
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  12. #12
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    Bob

    Jun 2014
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    Quote Originally Posted by WawaDuane View Post
    They must have taken a vow of poverty because I've haven't found a coin yet in the areas where the rings were found.
    I think you're right. I've known quite a few Jesuits my entire life and know for a fact that many of them do take that vow.
    I'm actually named after two Jesuits. I come from an old Catholic family.

    But of all my finds I have found only two silver coins that could have possibly been lost by the Jesuits; both dimes; not even a lousy quarter.
    But I have quite a few really nice old Sterling medals and a few copper ones.

    But your ring is still awesome. I found an old "junker" Sky King ring last year that's bent and rusty as hell.
    It's still one of my all time favorite finds.

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder (or the collector)...
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  13. #13
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    Jun 2014
    mid western ARK
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    the ring is very cool, congrats
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    LUKE 15 : 8 "OR WHAT WOMAN, IF SHE HAS TEN SILVER COINS AND LOSES ONE COIN,DOES NOT LIGHT A LAMP AND SWEEP THE HOUSE AND SEARCH CAREFULLY UNTIL SHE FINDS IT?" 15 : 9 "AND WHEN SHE HAS FOUND IT, SHE CALLS TOGETHER HER FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, SAYING, "REJOICE WITH ME, FOR I HAVE FOUND THE COIN WHICH I HAD LOST!"

  14. #14
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    That ring is really cool. I guess that since you have several of them, it's not that big of a deal. But I have not seen but a few, so I think that it is exceptionally nice.

    Congrats on the find sir!
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