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  1. #1
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    Need help ID military button

    Went to a small old school yard that has a lot of history. The oldest coin found there was a KG III. I have pretty much hunted this area out and targets are pretty hard to come by and I only look for targets 6" or deeper there. So I went there with my Nox 800 and my new 17 inch coil. Right off the bat I got a nice 12 signal turned out to be a 1883 v Nic. Then dug a horse tack buckle and then a buff, a piece of lead that I thought was a fired bullet. Then a part of a dinky toy. Then I hit a fairly deep target turnout to be a blowhole button, then another deep target that was a 1800's two piece that I could see was military. Then a target that looks like a copper ring but I'm not sure. The last target was the top of a two piece button that has a crest on it and some writing but I can't make out what it says ( might be latin) as it's to bent up.

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    Is this a ring?
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    Any help ID this button
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    This is the close's I could find, Post CW NY national guard
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    But the back mark looks different
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    Last edited by RelicMaster777; Apr 08, 2019 at 01:26 PM.

  2. #2
    I think you are close, as I can see the A of N.Y.S.A.
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    Nice old coins and relics!

  4. #4
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    Nice hunt some real nice saves. Congrats

  5. #5
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    Really nice hunt & saves, congratulations on all
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    Very Nice!!! Congrats!!!

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    Tommy

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    Looks like you nailed it...Those are alot if cool finds that 800 goes very deep
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    Very nice finds. Congrats!
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ID:	1701349Being from Louisiana it keeps looking like the pelican in our state flag. Not sure if that is what it is or not.
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  11. #11
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    You made some great saves at the old school yard!
    This site has obviously seen a ton of activity over the past 150+ years.

    Love that early brass ring find too,
    Dave
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    It looks like a pelican button to me as well. Long way from home!

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    Great finds from what sounds like a hammered site! Well Done

 

 

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