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    I completed my colonial musketball mold!

    Found the other half to the 1750s musketball mold. Also a silver shield. And some flat Buttons

    More information leads me to believe this was revolutionary war. Look up josiah miller
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    Last edited by crabstang44; Dec 26, 2018 at 12:38 PM.
    silver coins to date= 314, large coppers= 47, best coin 1836 capped bust quarter in au condition. best button= nc button only a few exist, favorite= 1733 spanish cob, 3 early 1700s cut spanish silver, 1794 colonial Italian silver, 1757 half real, 1783 half real

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    Lookit Tha Size O' Those Hog-Mollies!!!

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    Now that's hard to do! Nice.
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    Congratulations - WOW!!!!

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    And now I will complete my BANNER vote on that insanely hard to find relic! Congrats
    "Life which is lived without zest and adventure-is not life at all."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ahab8 View Post
    And now I will complete my BANNER vote on that insanely hard to find relic! Congrats
    Thank you sir, it was only aboout 15 feet away from the first half but this place is big iron city
    silver coins to date= 314, large coppers= 47, best coin 1836 capped bust quarter in au condition. best button= nc button only a few exist, favorite= 1733 spanish cob, 3 early 1700s cut spanish silver, 1794 colonial Italian silver, 1757 half real, 1783 half real

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ahab8 View Post
    And now I will complete my BANNER vote on that insanely hard to find relic! Congrats
    I also voted Banner on this find - Amazing!

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    CS IS NEXT

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    I wonder if you can get those puppy's straightened back out!! Killer Finds!!!!
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    Too cool to find the other half! Very nice addition to a colonial display case!
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    wow...kick azz
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    That is very cool relic!!
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    IM stands for the mold maker Josiah Miller. He made brass molds in Connecticut circa 1750. In the 18th century, their Iís and Jís looked the same. Awesome find!

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    Excellent finds!
    Last edited by Gene Mean; Dec 25, 2018 at 10:56 PM.
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    What a Christmas present !!! congrats

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    Wow, that is a unique find! And you found both sides- impressive!

 

 
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