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  1. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Three Unknown artifacts - help!

    I found these three mystery items near a very old catholic church, now a retirement home. No idea what any of them are. Anyone have a clue? (1) This item is made of thin brass and appears to have been intended to attach with a small screw to something? Bicycle reflector (minus the reflector...
  2. ✅ SOLVED Early auto club button?

    Wow. Thank you Invent4hir. Great detective work sniffing that out.
  3. ✅ SOLVED Early auto club button?

    Looking for some help in identifying this unusual button. It appears to feature a very early vehicle like the one pictured in the attached article. Anyone ever find anything like it? Early auto club perhaps or just early blazer button?
  4. Oldest Coin yet - 1816 Austrian Kreuzer found in small Indiana BSA Camp

    Fascinating. Thanks for the insight.
  5. Oldest Coin yet - 1816 Austrian Kreuzer found in small Indiana BSA Camp

    Thanks for the link and encouragement. Much appreciated.
  6. Terrifically interesting finds at Ohio home built in 1828

    I had a terrific hunt under less than ideal conditions (hot and dry) at a home built in 1828. It is rumored that the home has hosted 4 US Presidents. I can't wait to return when the soil is more moist and conductive. Notwithstanding the hard dry ground, I found: a nearly perfect pair of...
  7. Oldest Coin yet - 1816 Austrian Kreuzer found in small Indiana BSA Camp

    Yes. Maybe coil collecting merit badge?
  8. Oldest Coin yet - 1816 Austrian Kreuzer found in small Indiana BSA Camp

    Thank you. Agreed. That's part of what makes the hobby so interesting.
  9. Oldest Coin yet - 1816 Austrian Kreuzer found in small Indiana BSA Camp

    I found a 205 year old Austrian coin (Ein Kreuzer) from 1816 at an old Boy Scout Camp established in 1942 in Indiana. I have no explanation for how it got there. I have found hundreds of modern clad coins. You can't walk 20 steps without digging a coin, a neckerchief slide, a pocket knife...
  10. 🥇 BANNER I Accidentally Found My Grandfather's Class Ring!

    No such thing as a coincidence
  11. 🥇 BANNER My First US Gold Coin!

    So happy for you. Wow!
  12. George Washington Inaugural Button

    Impeccable condition. Congratulations!
  13. Bucket List Find

    Wow. Congratulations. What a beautiful plate.
  14. 🥇 BANNER Dug a change purse full of silver!!!

    Wow. How exciting. Congratulations!
  15. Rev War USA entwined

    Congratulations!
  16. Interesting site Confederate I Button and some ?s

    Nice finds. Love the button.
  17. ✅ SOLVED Detecting trip yields mystery fossil - alligator tooth?

    Fossils, thank you!!! :notworthy: Guess at 52, I’m still a child at heart.
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