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  1. #1
    it
    Mar 2008
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    bronze roman whistle

    its got a bit broken off the end,but has been i.d as a roman whistle,if so its quite rare they dont know exactly what they where used for.maybe military used em for sending signals to troops.
    this is the field i found it in.
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  2. #2
    Felinepeachy

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    That is so cool. I wonder if they used them to call their dogs when hunting? Very nice find

  3. #3
    us
    Best find 1817 Large Cent

    Dec 2006
    Cicero, NY
    White's DFX 300 Sunray DX-1 probe/ XLT Sunray XL-1 probe
    763
    60 times

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    Wow, what I would not give to have a few sweeps in that field
    That whistle is a keeper for sure.
    HH,
    Donny
    "All I ask for are back roads lined with cellar holes and a Prius to drive them with."

  4. #4

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    I can hear it calling.

    HH Robert

  5. #5
    us
    NJ

    Nov 2006
    Middlesex County, New Jersey
    Whites DFX w/ Sunray DX-1 probe and Minelab Excalibur 1000, Whites TRX Pinpointer
    3,282
    237 times
    Metal Detecting
    Banner Finds (1)

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    That is a very cool find...any idea of value?

    NJ

  6. #6

    Feb 2006
    Minelab Explorer ll
    1,371
    33 times

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    Very nice find. Those fields must be so much fun to hunt. Good luck next time out.
    Holding history in our hands is a treasure in itself.
                             ~Minelab EXll~

  7. #7
    us
    Jun 2007
    Whites XLT
    1,763
    73 times
    Banner Finds (1)

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    Wow that made the banner fast.Congrats to you Verona, that's a cool find.

  8. #8

    Jun 2005
    133
    1 times

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    Wow!

    Have you tried it to see if it still works?

    I am sure there are many more artifacts nearby.

  9. #9
    us
    Nov 2005
    Ohio
    Minelab GPX 5000, X-Terra 70, Garret Infinium, Tesorro Tiger Shark, ACE 250, Nautilus DMC 2B, Fisher 1235
    2,753
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    Re: bronze roman whistle

    Quote Originally Posted by djabend
    Wow, what I would not give to have a few sweeps in that field
    That whistle is a keeper for sure.
    HH,
    Donny
    Neat coin at the bottom of the page, I just found a 185? Memorial day, Not in as good a shape as yours.
    Minelab GPX 4500, Nautilus IIB, ACE 250, Tesoro Tiger Shark, Depth Pro, Fisher 1235, Fisher F-75, Minelab Explorer II, X-terra 70

  10. #10
    us
    Nov 2005
    Ohio
    Minelab GPX 5000, X-Terra 70, Garret Infinium, Tesorro Tiger Shark, ACE 250, Nautilus DMC 2B, Fisher 1235
    2,753
    43 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    Nice, Real Nice, and love the picture of the field. I love relic hunting in an open field. Thanks for showing
    us your Fantastic find.

    HH, Ringfinder
    Minelab GPX 4500, Nautilus IIB, ACE 250, Tesoro Tiger Shark, Depth Pro, Fisher 1235, Fisher F-75, Minelab Explorer II, X-terra 70

  11. #11
    us
    Best find 1817 Large Cent

    Dec 2006
    Cicero, NY
    White's DFX 300 Sunray DX-1 probe/ XLT Sunray XL-1 probe
    763
    60 times

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    Quote Originally Posted by ringfinder
    Quote Originally Posted by djabend
    Wow, what I would not give to have a few sweeps in that field
    That whistle is a keeper for sure.
    HH,
    Donny
    Neat coin at the bottom of the page, I just found a 185? Memorial day, Not in as good a shape as yours.
    Thanks, I found that one in a field across the street from my house.
    http://forum.treasurenet.com/index.p...,153003.0.html

    Send me a good front and back pic of a coin and I can make you a 3D coin just like it.
    I made one for foxhound that way.
    HH,
    Donny
    "All I ask for are back roads lined with cellar holes and a Prius to drive them with."

  12. #12

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    Conrats on the find and BANNER too!
    1783 CFT. KG III 1/2 Penny (25-83A)-1 of 3 known *Sold $3,750, Vermont Landscape Coppers Ryder 6 *Sold $760, Ryder7 (Avatar)** Sold $1,275*,1st Batt Royal Artillery Cartridge Box Sling Belt Tip* SOLD $1,583*,(3)- GW Inaugural Buttons-2-Cobb# 17-J.* Sold both--$405 and $400. *GW Button Cobb 17-I-*Sold $316- New Jersey Copper M14-J Sold $125- Continental Army Button *Sold $800--** British 31st ROF Cartridge Box Plate** SOLD!! (PRIVATE AMOUNT), Vermont Ryder-3 *$1200...To be continued

  13. #13
    us
    Mar 2005
    central Indiana
    652
    4 times

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    That is very cool. Congrats to you for your awesome find.
    White's DFX, 6000 di

  14. #14
    us
    Jan 2007
    Ohio
    Bounty Hunter Tracker 2 - My eyes
    1,085
    3 times

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    LMAO Plehbah.

    Great find and congrats on making the banner

  15. #15
    ca
    May 2007
    Canada
    Ace 250
    726
    39 times

    Re: bronze roman whistle

    Quote Originally Posted by plehbah
    Sure it is not a one hitter?
    LOL, ya never know, those frisky Romans were into all kinds of things. Still, a totaly awesome find bro! Well done!

 

 
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