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Thread: Pair of SPANISH/1600s Buckles - 1812 Rifleman & Colonial Hoard

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  1. #61
    ca
    "Nova Scotia is a metal detecting paradise"

    Feb 2014
    Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia
    Fisher F75 Ltd SE 2 & Fisher F2 with 11"DD
    3,356
    5795 times
    Metal Detecting
    Banner Finds (2)
    Great finds. Id kill for some sites and hunts like that right now!
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    BANNER #1...
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/to...oin-spill.html

    BANNER #2...
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/to...-8-reales.html

    BANNER #3...
    Still working on getting this one! 😃👍

  2. #62
    Quote Originally Posted by Palmetto Pony View Post
    Aww come on now, you guys have some killer sites upstate too!
    You are correct but I still have 8 years of probation left from those Cowpens and Kings Mountain incidents.
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  3. #63
    us
    Feb 2014
    Lowcountry, South Carolina
    CTX-3030, Equinox 800, Deus XP, Garrett Pro Pointer
    3,332
    4501 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (4)
    Quote Originally Posted by K1DDO1979 View Post
    Great finds. Id kill for some sites and hunts like that right now!
    Thanks kiddo good luck out there
    K1DDO1979 likes this.
    2018 Best Coins

    -1713 Columbia 2 escudos counterfeit
    -1722 Rosa Americana 1/2 Penny
    -1722 Rosa Americana Penny
    -1723 Rosa Americana Twopence
    -1727-1760 KGII
    -1739/1786 1/2 Real
    -1781/1797 1 Real
    -1783 Nova Constellatio
    -1805, 1816 LC

    2018 Best Relics

    -18th century gold ring
    -Rattlesnake button
    -82nd Regiment of Foot
    -British neck stock
    -18th century toy cannon
    -1819 Navy officer button
    -1820s Patriotic cockade button
    -SC militia button
    -Confederate artillery button

  4. #64

    May 2017
    328
    1074 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Damn nice finds! Most interesting to me is the copper wedding band. Think about the story it could tell. Two people, married, probably had kids - lived an entire lifetime together, with that little piece of copper wrapped around someone's warm, living finger.

    And then it's lost. Discarded. Crushed beneath the Earth, by centuries of pressure and darkness. The people who once loved it so dearly are gone. Their kids are gone. Their kids' kids... everyone just gone. Not one person on the planet remembers them. Not even a photograph...

    And here it is, 2018. You dig it up. This thing hasn't seen the light of day in over three *centuries.* It looks like absolute hell. But it still tells a story...

    Man, I love that ****.
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  5. #65
    us
    Colonial relic hound

    Jun 2015
    South Carolina
    Minelab Equinox 800
    2,144
    3092 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Quote Originally Posted by Shakakka View Post
    Damn nice finds! Most interesting to me is the copper wedding band. Think about the story it could tell. Two people, married, probably had kids - lived an entire lifetime together, with that little piece of copper wrapped around someone's warm, living finger.

    And then it's lost. Discarded. Crushed beneath the Earth, by centuries of pressure and darkness. The people who once loved it so dearly are gone. Their kids are gone. Their kids' kids... everyone just gone. Not one person on the planet remembers them. Not even a photograph...

    And here it is, 2018. You dig it up. This thing hasn't seen the light of day in over three *centuries.* It looks like absolute hell. But it still tells a story...

    Man, I love that ****.
    Damn you're depressing me man
    VMI Digger and Shakakka like this.
    2018 best finds:

    - 1730 one real cob (Mexico City mint)
    - King George II half pennies (3)
    - Cut 1774 KG III half penny
    - 1787 Connecticut copper
    - 1868 two cent piece
    - 1867 shield nickel
    - 1838 & 1857 Seated Liberty half dimes
    - 1917 Walking Liberty half
    - Victorian mourning ring
    - Engraved silver cuff link and mourning cufflink
    - Partial 18th century short sword guard
    - War of 1812 riflemen button
    - Confederate block "A" and block "R" coat buttons
    - Early NY militia coat button

  6. #66

    Jan 2016
    SC
    Minelab Safari
    781
    1219 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Great finds! As usual, I dig the buttons and you dig the coins. Hopefully it will flip for a day like our last great site. Congrats bud, can't wait to get back out there.
    VMI Digger likes this.
    2018 Best Finds

    Coins:
    1830 Capped Bust Half Dime
    1859 IHP

    Relics:
    82nd Regiment of Foot Button
    C. Rowley Confederate Block I Button
    1808-1830 State Militia Rifles Eagle Button
    Union GS Infantry Cuff Button
    King George II Trade Weight
    Duke of Wellington Commemorative Button

  7. #67
    Charter Member
    us
    Detect smarter, not harder.

    Mar 2014
    17th century
    Minelab CTX 3030 & XP Deus
    8,735
    12409 times
    FOUNDING MEMBER: Basstards of Bramble
    Banner Finds (5)
    Quote Originally Posted by CRUSADER View Post
    ''Also scored a nice batwing buckle...given the post positioning I believe this one is 18th century. Found the horse tac nearby as well''

    Sorry disagree. The horse harness buckle beside it is of the same 19th C period. I now have a book that has these 'batwing' buckles in & IDs them, as I always thought, as 19th C Harness Buckles. It quotes the source of its conclusion as 19th C Horse harness hardware Catalogues that still exist.
    My thoughts exactly, yet more eloquently British, about the dating. Jk

    I meant to look it up, then forgot. What also caught my eye was the buckle was not solid cast but “cupped” in the 19th century style of saving material.
    CRUSADER and VMI Digger like this.


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


    Running totals:

    Hammered Silvers - 2
    Hammered Coppers - 1
    Milled Spanish Silver - 14
    Transitional US State Coppers - 9
    United States Cent/Half cent Coppers - 131
    British & Other colonial Coppers - 107
    Slick coppers - too painful to talk about
    Silver Coins - We’ll over a 1000

    Favourite Finds:
    1665 1-reale Spanish Cob
    Revolutionary War stirrup
    1812 2nd Regiment Artillarists pewter button
    1695 Willam 3rd Halfpenny in excellent condition
    G.W. Inagural Buttons - 6 Point Estoile cuff variety
    Love token etched on 1859 seated Dime
    1831 Louis Phillippe 1st - 5 Franc
    1783 Nova Constelatio, Crosby-3C &. Crosby-1B
    1749 Regal King George II Farthing
    1776 Counter King George iii





    If it ain't at least seated, it aint Sh*t

  8. #68
    us
    Feb 2014
    Lowcountry, South Carolina
    CTX-3030, Equinox 800, Deus XP, Garrett Pro Pointer
    3,332
    4501 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (4)
    Quote Originally Posted by Shakakka View Post
    Damn nice finds! Most interesting to me is the copper wedding band. Think about the story it could tell. Two people, married, probably had kids - lived an entire lifetime together, with that little piece of copper wrapped around someone's warm, living finger.

    And then it's lost. Discarded. Crushed beneath the Earth, by centuries of pressure and darkness. The people who once loved it so dearly are gone. Their kids are gone. Their kids' kids... everyone just gone. Not one person on the planet remembers them. Not even a photograph...

    And here it is, 2018. You dig it up. This thing hasn't seen the light of day in over three *centuries.* It looks like absolute hell. But it still tells a story...

    Man, I love that ****.
    I'm with you, I always find myself imagining the life behind the stuff we recover
    Shakakka likes this.
    2018 Best Coins

    -1713 Columbia 2 escudos counterfeit
    -1722 Rosa Americana 1/2 Penny
    -1722 Rosa Americana Penny
    -1723 Rosa Americana Twopence
    -1727-1760 KGII
    -1739/1786 1/2 Real
    -1781/1797 1 Real
    -1783 Nova Constellatio
    -1805, 1816 LC

    2018 Best Relics

    -18th century gold ring
    -Rattlesnake button
    -82nd Regiment of Foot
    -British neck stock
    -18th century toy cannon
    -1819 Navy officer button
    -1820s Patriotic cockade button
    -SC militia button
    -Confederate artillery button

  9. #69
    us
    Feb 2014
    Lowcountry, South Carolina
    CTX-3030, Equinox 800, Deus XP, Garrett Pro Pointer
    3,332
    4501 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (4)
    Quote Originally Posted by Stef45 View Post
    Great finds! As usual, I dig the buttons and you dig the coins. Hopefully it will flip for a day like our last great site. Congrats bud, can't wait to get back out there.
    One last shot on Saturday before that field gets planted
    2018 Best Coins

    -1713 Columbia 2 escudos counterfeit
    -1722 Rosa Americana 1/2 Penny
    -1722 Rosa Americana Penny
    -1723 Rosa Americana Twopence
    -1727-1760 KGII
    -1739/1786 1/2 Real
    -1781/1797 1 Real
    -1783 Nova Constellatio
    -1805, 1816 LC

    2018 Best Relics

    -18th century gold ring
    -Rattlesnake button
    -82nd Regiment of Foot
    -British neck stock
    -18th century toy cannon
    -1819 Navy officer button
    -1820s Patriotic cockade button
    -SC militia button
    -Confederate artillery button

  10. #70
    Man Jon 2 Spanish coins in a week. Man that 1781 real and the Large Cent is a very nice find. Good detail on Both.
    VMI Digger likes this.

  11. #71
    us
    Feb 2014
    Lowcountry, South Carolina
    CTX-3030, Equinox 800, Deus XP, Garrett Pro Pointer
    3,332
    4501 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (4)
    Quote Originally Posted by DirtStalker View Post
    Man Jon 2 Spanish coins in a week. Man that 1781 real and the Large Cent is a very nice find. Good detail on Both.
    Thanks bud, not quite a coin star find, but I'm happy to do it the hard way
    2018 Best Coins

    -1713 Columbia 2 escudos counterfeit
    -1722 Rosa Americana 1/2 Penny
    -1722 Rosa Americana Penny
    -1723 Rosa Americana Twopence
    -1727-1760 KGII
    -1739/1786 1/2 Real
    -1781/1797 1 Real
    -1783 Nova Constellatio
    -1805, 1816 LC

    2018 Best Relics

    -18th century gold ring
    -Rattlesnake button
    -82nd Regiment of Foot
    -British neck stock
    -18th century toy cannon
    -1819 Navy officer button
    -1820s Patriotic cockade button
    -SC militia button
    -Confederate artillery button

  12. #72
    Quote Originally Posted by VMI Digger View Post
    Thanks bud, not quite a coin star find, but I'm happy to do it the hard way
    Well just keep your eyes open lol
    VMI Digger likes this.

 

 
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