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  1. #1
    Mar 2016
    West Virginia
    Garrett AT Max, Garrett AT Pro, Garrett Ace 400, Garrett Pro Pointer AT
    841 times
    Metal Detecting

    George Washington Inaugural 15A Federal Eagle With Morning Glory Above

    When me and my wife came up with the idea of creating bucket lists for the upcoming year, neither of us actually believed she would find her top bucket find. With her birthday coming up in 3 days I talked her into going for a few hour hunt.

    After a very successful day which included an unknown large flat button we headed for home. After some cleaning of our finds we realized her flat button was very unique, having some gold guilt and eagle with shield design.

    Initially we believed it to be an early militia or military button, soon we discovered this button is a "George Washington Inaugural 15A Federal Eagle With Morning Glory Above New Nation Tribute" button.
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  2. #2

    Jun 2016
    San Diego California
    Minelab Equinox 600
    792 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Wow!!! Congrats!!
    Metal detecting is 99 percent location and 1 percent luck.

  3. #3
    Charter Member

    Feb 2017
    FEMA REGION 5 North Central Illinois
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    7012 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    I have never heard of such a find but, I think it's safe to say it's a KEEPER! LOL! Huge congratulations to your beloved. Amazing recovery.
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  4. #4
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

    Apr 2016
    Abita Springs....Born in New Orleans
    Fisher F75 LTD AT MAX
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    Iím blown away! Congratulations

  5. #5

    Nov 2017
    White's DFX
    16 times
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    That's nice. Good job.

  6. #6
    Oct 2008
    Northern California
    Fisher F75 LTD, Tek Omega, Garrett AT-Pro & Minelab E-trac
    848 times
    Banner Finds (3)
    That's an awesome find, congrats to you and your wife (and congrats for having a wife into detecting too!!!)

    Sadly us left coasters will never get an opportunity to dig a GW button, but it's on my bucket list too

  7. #7
    Charter Member

    Jun 2015
    7240 times
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    Great find and congratulations, oh and by the way, I vote Banner find.

  8. #8
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    Fly Navy!

    Jun 2008
    York County, PA (USA) Brevard County, FL (USA)
    9059 times
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    GREAT find Riggleman. Thanks for sharing...
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  10. #10
    Charter Member
    Apr 2016
    Xp Deus ,aka sorex pro, I have owned ctx 30/30,racer2,nokta fors core,at pro,tesoro cortes.
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    great find!!!!
    1781 Half reale, Spanish cob, 1802 1 Real
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    3 x N.C sunburst, Confederate block I coat,block I cuff
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  11. #11
    Colonial relic hound

    Jun 2015
    South Carolina
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    That's a very rare button, as I'm sure you know. Big congratulations to your better half!
    2018 notable finds:

    - King George II half penny
    - Cut 1774 KG III half penny
    - 1787 Connecticut copper
    - Flying Eagle cent
    - 1868 two cent piece
    - Three cent piece (no date)
    - 1867 shield nickel
    - 1838 Seated Liberty half dime
    - Engraved silver cuff link
    - Partial 18th century short sword guard
    - 18th century brass signet ring
    - War of 1812 rifleman button

  12. #12
    Jan 2013
    334 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Super find! I always love the GW buttons. Here's a link showing it with more info to go along: New Nation Tribute ButtonsNNT 15The Federal EagleWith Morning Glory Above ? George Washington Inaugural Buttons He calls them "New Nation" buttons on there. I'm not sure if he means a different category than GW or not, but regardless it's a superb find! Oh just read more and at the bottom he does explain more on his belief these are "New Nation Tribute Buttons." Very good information on your button.
    Last edited by Worm-Slicer; Mar 12, 2018 at 08:20 AM.

  13. #13
    Charter Member
    Aug 2017
    Northern Virginia
    AT PRO/Garrett Pro Pointer, Lesche diggers, and the custom made Freeloader Pack Mule Pouch!
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    Super Find!!! Congrats!

  14. #14
    Charter Member
    Oct 2014
    Garrett: AT Pro, AT Gold & Infinium; Minelab: Explorer SE, II, Quattro & X-terra 705; Tesoro: Tejon & Outlaw; White's: V3i & DFX
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    Banner Finds (1)
    SWEET! Congratulations!

  15. #15

    Aug 2015
    Entry level POS that I found in the thickets along a river.
    214 times
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    That is a very nice piece of extremely early Americana. If I found something like that I would walk around the next metal detecting club meeting acting all cocky and puffing up my muscles. Don't let your wife do that.

    Great find!


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