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    Tokens, silver, military button and more!

    Did some door knocking and scored a new permission on a late 1800s property. The front and side yard had several good hits. The backyard, not so much.
    Would liked to have found some older silver or even some Indians, but I'm not complaining!
    I'm not too familiar with military buttons but I believe it is a general service issue??

    The 1909 wheatie had me pumped for a second...hoping to see the S...but it had neither that nor the vdb.

    Thanks for looking!
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    Rook

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    That's what im talking about. Congratulations
    When you come to a fork in the road, take it.

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    Great finds. I’m no expert, but I believe that’s called the “Great Seal” button. Used from WW1 and forward.
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    Patriot

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    Wow! Nice score on the keepers and the permission. I dug a 1909 the other day, but no S either. Congrats on a very good hunt.
    USMC 67-70/ VN 69-70

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    Coin Rescuer

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    That is a great hunt! Congrats.
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    Randy

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    Very Nice!!!!!! Congrats!!!!!
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    What would life be without challenges, and detecting of course.....

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    “R”

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    You must have found silver and Indians since you posted pics? Nice finds! Congrats!
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    Quote Originally Posted by R_Arn15 View Post
    You must have found silver and Indians since you posted pics? Nice finds! Congrats!
    Yes! I added those Indians in from a previous hunt...just thought I would throw them in there.
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    Nick

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    Nice hunt and nicely displayed!
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    8 Or what woman, having ten silver coins, if she loses one coin, does not light a lamp, sweep the house, and search carefully until she finds it?
    9 And when she has found it, she calls her friends and neighbors together, saying, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found the piece which I lost!’ - Luke 15:8-9

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    jacdec1968

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    Nice finds. Those trade tokens are really cool. I never saw any that were heart shaped before.
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  11. #11
    Looks like it was a very good yard for you. Great mix of coins and relics. Your button is a General Service Great Seal button in use since 1902. There are some differences in the button designs for WW1 and WW11. You can check the back mark. Is the button 1 piece or 2 ? etc. You can research to see which one you may have.

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    Anthony

    May 2013
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    Nice finds looks like that IH got hit by a horse drown reel mower...

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    Bob

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    Nice collection of stuff and things!! I really like the “around the corner IHP” congrats
    “I was a kid once, but I wasn’t very good at it”

  14. #14
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    Dec 2012
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trezurehunter View Post
    Looks like it was a very good yard for you. Great mix of coins and relics. Your button is a General Service Great Seal button in use since 1902. There are some differences in the button designs for WW1 and WW11. You can check the back mark. Is the button 1 piece or 2 ? etc. You can research to see which one you may have.
    I will have to check the back of it and get back with you! Thanks for the info!
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    Looks like a dang good yard to me. Sorry there wasn't anything a little older. Still pretty awesome though. Congrats!
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