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    Thought I had a coin.

    Dug this a few years ago. When I pulled it out of the ground I saw the date 1764 clearly, After I caught my breath I thought I had a GOOD coin. Oh well not a coin. Is it a button?
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    Rick

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    I was going to say Both but never seen a Shank like that.
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    It's called a coin button (not made from a coin) we find them here in the UK usually with a Roman head on, it was popular during Victorian period..nice

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    Now that would have been a heartbreaker for me for sure.

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    Whatever it is, I like it

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    A cointin?Great find whatever it is.
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