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  1. #1
    Mar 2014
    By the sea
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    Lead charm?

    I believe this item is made of lead and it was found while metal detecting on the Florida East Coast. Can anyone identify what is on it and what it represents? It weights 2.21 grams. I think I see a building with tall thin trees on each side.


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    logger/ sawmill operator

    Jun 2016
    whites/ bh /at pro
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    Relic Hunting
    Could it be pewter, just thinking ,that little hanging tab might be very fragile if it was lead. interesting piece.
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  3. #3
    Jun 2011
    White's XLT
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    I can't say for sure if it's lead, but I believe it's meant to mimic a coin for a charm bracelet. Was probably gold plated at one time
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  4. #4
    Sep 2012
    D'Iberville MS
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    Would suspect it to be pewter because if it was lead it would have some weight to it. Lead wouldn't keep a stamping very long since it's so soft
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    I don't detect for the stuff I find, I detect for the stuff I haven't found.

    If I didn't find it I hope you did.

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    Oct 2017
    Currently Ringgold, Georgia, Formerly Vaudreuil, Quebec
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    Documenting / Mapping Properties with Civil War History
    Cool Find!! It sure does look like a building with trees to the side. The arched door looks somewhat temple or church like.
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  6. #6

    Apr 2007
    Clearwater, FL
    821 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    try a pencil rub on both sides
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