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    Found the most unusual Whatsit today .. Thought it was a glass eye!

    Rang up like silver, and I believe it is a silver dime encased in some sort of rosin. I can see reeded edges on the coin and is the same size as a dime. It is domed shaped on the front and totally flat on the reverse. The rosin is sort of a light amber color. Crazy piece!

    I have been debating with myself whether I should smash it to see what the dime is or leave it in tact just for the novelty aspect of it.
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    its pretty cool. but its killing me to know what type of dime is in there
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    Very interesting piece, congrats!
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    Nice!!! Congrats!!!
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    Very cool find..............maybe a 16-D?
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    Got more photos? I'm not sure what what I am looking at. Is the suspected dime displayed ontop of another round object?
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    Creskol you know ,as well as I do that that will be cracked open by the weekend at the latest lol. just crack that bad boy open before it drives you crazy you wont sleep tonight ,I wont sleep tonight ,many others that read this wont sleep tonight,.Thats like getiing a big high tone silver sound at an old old site then digiing a dirt clod with the signal in it but not looking inside.. Crack her open LOL Tommy

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    What was its use for? The dime would tell how old. I’d be so wanting to see that dime!! Man that find would drive me nuts. I love this hobby)
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    I gotta work tommorrow and so do alot of us Now Crack it open allready lol....Cool find my friend.. now do the right thing!!!!!

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    That is a unique piece. I'm somewhat split on this one. Something tells me if it were mine, I'd leave it alone, because I like to display my items as found. My obvious curious side says to crack it open !
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    I'd save it for years and years until the day you are too old and decrepit to metal detect anymore and you can crack it open with a walnut cracker while sitting in a rocking chair watching wheel of fortune.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trezurehunter View Post
    That is a unique piece. I'm somewhat split on this one. Something tells me if it were mine, I'd leave it alone, because I like to display my items as found. My obvious curious side says to crack it open !
    Me, too ..
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    Will light pass through it? maybe able to ID if so, also might be able to polish it to see whats inside, or just crack it open!!!
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    I think I am going to leave it in tact .. I have cleaned it up a little more in the ultra sonic cleaner, and like the looks of it as is. The coin will remain a mystery!

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    Have you researched “dime in a glass thingy?”
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