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  1. ✅ SOLVED Random patterns on an old rock or markings?

    This size rock is way out of place in our farm fields here in Delaware. It was covered with mud when I picked it up but I was curious so I brought it home. I have never seen this many marks on a field stone before and it fits my hand very well. As a novice I would appreciate all thoughts or...
  2. Bannerstone, beach surface find

    This surface find was out of my league as a detectorist and beachcomber. When i saw this sitting in the surf on the sand and approached it I was shocked to realize I knew what it was right away. This comes from someone who has never been able to find a complete point of any sort in my 65 yrs of...
  3. bannerstone / 1797 1/2 cent

    This surface find was out of my league as a detectorist and beachcomber. When i saw this sitting in the surf on the sand and approached it I was shocked to realize I knew what it was right away. This comes from someone who has never been able to find a complete point of any sort in my 65 yrs of...
  4. half is better than none

    My partner just brought me this, found near coast in Delaware. No patterns or markings showing at this point, only beautiful green brass. Any thoughts on origin?
  5. Part One of two piece buckle

    My partner just brought me this, found near coast in Delaware. No patterns or markings showing at this point, only beautiful green brass. Any thoughts on origin?
  6. round button, square hole?

    This is my first flat button with a square hole, hope you all can enlighten me on the subject!
  7. K G ll , ugly but beautiful

    King George II half penny , the bust style make this minted from 1727 to 1739 . Found in Sussex Co. , De. My first in this area and my oldest coin by far. Not sure about the button, plain back flat.
  8. ship spike in plank, wrought iron chain

    Found these on Delaware shore . Seems like I finally hit on some artifacts after many hours beach hunting in the last 2 years. Hundreds of ship wrecks offshore and so few actual targets. Happy for now , but still looking for those coins to go along with them.
  9. John Dean button help needed

    I saw that little glimmer of gold in the hole, not a coin but that's ok. Reads" high range" or "rich orange" on the inside.About the size of a dime and shank is bent over. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks, dave
  10. John Dean button

    I saw that little glimmer of gold in the hole, not a coin but that's ok. Reads high range or rich orange on the inside.About the size of a dime and shank is bent over. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks, dave
  11. rare headstamps

    Since I find a lot of headstamps in my area, I decided to start cleaning and sorting them. I have mostly 12ga, some 10 and 20. I was surprised to see this Peters 16ga HV in with the group. Does it or the older ones have any value? I intended to clean them up and use them as hour markers on a...
  12. first rosette

    This was found in sussex co. Delaware. I have found several items from early 1900's in the same area. Is there any significance to the symbol? Thanks for the look.
  13. foriegn coin help

    Found this on the beach last week during noreaster. It was quite crusty, had to clean it up to identify.
  14. Hand on, or hand off?

    I was looking for a hand this summer on the beach and ran across this. Anyone care to guess whether or not the rest was there?
  15. people are cruel

    The one thing i have longed for. Winter, summer,rain, snow, countless hours searching and this is what it comes to. I found the "old" looking one first and prayed that it could possibly be real. After another 2 hrs. I found the nice shiny one and knew the horrible truth. People are cruel.
  16. Someone actually seeded my beach with fake treasure. Really cruel.

    The one thing i have longed for. Winter, summer,rain, snow, countless hours searching and this is what it comes to. I found the "old" looking one first and prayed that it could possibly be real. After another 2 hrs. I found the nice shiny one and knew the horrible truth. People are cruel.
  17. Delicate copper buckle or ornament help

    This appears to be badly corroded copper. As the photos show, there was some kind of pin for attaching to clothing or hair? Property is late 1800's . As always, thanks for your help. Quarter for scale.
  18. Fox and Hare Match Safe

    I had just said to my partner, as I dug down around 8" after a solid signal, " I have never dug this deep and found anything good". As the words left my mouth I reached into the hole and came out with this fine match safe. I knew right away what it was when I saw the striker on the bottom. He...
  19. Fox and Hare Match Safe

    I had just said to my partner, as I dug down around 8" after a solid signal, " I have never dug this deep and found anything good". As the words left my mouth I reached into the hole and came out with this fine match safe. I knew right away what it was when I saw the striker on the bottom. He...
  20. Fox and Hare Match Safe

    I had just said to my partner, as I dug down around 8" after a solid signal, " I have never dug this deep and found anything good". As the words left my mouth I reached into the hole and came out with this fine match safe. I knew right away what it was when I saw the striker on the bottom. He...
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