1800s

  1. ✅ SOLVED Mystery Coin

    Hello, I found this coin in Western Europe. It is around 32mm (1.26in) in diameter and is made of bronze or copper. I have looked through coins from all over the European continent and can't seem to find a match. It probably dates to the mid-late 1800s if I had to guess based on other finds in...
  2. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Button ID help please

    Can someone date this button I found? I seen similar police buttons but they had a wreath around the P. Thinking civil war Era, maybe a little later. Any info from the button connoisseurs is appreciated.
  3. 1840s error Pennies

    Found these today while going through some stuff for my grandparents. The 1849 coin is missing the 1 and the other had a foreign object that pushed through the coin when it was stamped. Thoughts on what might have caused either. Thanks ~sgt
  4. Neat Buckle found on 1800s site

    Hello! Been a long, long while since I've posted...does anyone even remember me??? Lol haha. Anyways...I've been doing more yard sale hunting/re-selling then detecting this year. Made some killer finds and big chunk a change. Only detected a few times this year which I now regret. Will be going...
  5. What is this canister/bullet shell like thing? Did it hold powder?

    Found this in area that dates from 1860s-1930s Looked like a double sided bullet shell.. Is it some kind of container of some sort? Thanks!
  6. Is this a Carved bullet?

    Found this bullet today here in Southern California.. Can somebody tell me more about it? was it fired, what kind of gun, etc? Shown in the last picture are other bullets found in same location.. Thanks for any input.
  7. Compass Piece, If so how old? (Found at 200+ year old cellar hole site)

    Today I was looking through my metal detecting find bin and came across this. I remembered finding it at a 200+ year old cellar hole site about a quarter mile away from the cellar hole. It's iron but rang with iron discriminated. Today I found it in my find bin and noticed small "S" then a "W"...
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