1. ✅ SOLVED Strange item from 1800s homesite

    Found this strangely shaped item in a harvested bean field in west central Indiana near an old home site dating to around 1830s. It registered about a 55-60 on my Garrett AT max and based on the look of it I'd say it's copper alloy (brass usually rings up around 77) but I'm not sure why it's not...
  2. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED I finally dug something colonial right???

    hit up a spot behind a town hall Monday. Thought it might of been a dump at first, when i saw some broken surface glass But these are the only 2 things to come out of the small wooded area. please tell me i finally dug something from the 1700's ? i know its the smallest part of what i think it...
  3. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Please help with Trigger Guard, Blank coin?& button back

    these are some more finds from my 1800's abandoned town site. Where i have found civil war military relics the soldier brought home and so much more. I'm fairly certain #1 is a trigger guard, but from what? Rifle or pistol? could this be a military issue weapon someone brought home to go...
  4. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Brass relic. What is it?

    I dug this brass object in an old farm that dates back to the 1700s. Its about 2" , has two small pins and a ring. Looks like a moving part from something. Any ideas?
  5. WWll Sterling Relic Found!!

    Hello folks! Was super happy with this 50 cent sterling ww2 pin I found at the thrift store today. I looked on ebay, and it's going for around 40-60 dollars. Not sure if I could get that for it. But still cool. Need some advice about this possible sterling spoon. There is markings on the back...
  6. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Box of civil war bullets found in abandoned house. Need help identifying.

    Hello all, I recently found a box of civil war bullets in an abandoned house that was being torn down. Most were obvious enough to know what they were when I saw them. My question is about the two on the right in the bottom row. I'm guessing that the farthest right on the bottom row is a musket...
  7. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Help Identifying Buckle And Button?

    Found These Two Artifacts In Oregon, On Some Farmland Dating Back To The 1800's. I Believe It To Be A Buckle, And A Button But Not Sure. Can Anyone Help Identify Them Please? Front side of buckle. The buckle is 2 inches in length and 1 inch 5/8 in width. When My Nokta Makro Simplex+ detects...
  8. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Can anyone help identify this?

    Can anyone help identify this? Dug on an early colonial to victorian era site. It's thin brass. Looks like a hinge of some sort. Has small holes where small brass nails may have been? Thanks
  9. Trying to identify this little brass or copper relic.

    Found this brass or copper relic, scoured the net for several days for its identity but no luck so I thought I would try here on the forum.
  10. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Type of dredge bucket?

    Found while gold panning on a river/creek without any early mining records. Could not find a matching example online? Vid i posted on you tube shortly after finding. Little on the history of area in vid details and links.
  11. Caves exposed by Midwest drought

    I can only dream of having something like this on my property
  12. Silver again!! Awesome Land hunt after an awesome beach hunt today

    Had an awesome beach hunt for low tide I posted early in todays finds and during high tide I went to one of my favorite local parks that puts out relics and silver
  13. Some NC CW/older relics.

    I don't get on here much, but I would like to share some of my better finds from the past few months. I mostly try and target Civil War sites or older. I'm in Cabarrus county NC, but travel all over to dig. I would like to find a digging buddy somewhat close by.
  14. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Unidentified coin

    Hello, I have this coin made from copper. I need help identifing the origin of this coin and from which century it is. It has been found in North Africa, Libya. I need help identifing how much does it worth as well
  15. One of my BEST days. 5 silver day!

    This was a hunt 1 month ago. 2 bucket list day for me. Same spot where I got the buttons on my previous post. This has just been an amazing spot. I am quite proud as I have taught myself to dig in heavy iron with my Equinox 800. I went to a silversmith to see if I can get the wings unfolded. She...
  16. 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...
  17. 1930s Old Spice After Shave Lotion Porcelain Bottle

    Hello from the Deschutes River. My crew and I like to clean up the river one or twice a week and pull out all sort of things, like old bottles, logging equipment, plastic, clothes, but we do find the occasional treasure. My buddy Jarrod found a 1930s Old Spice after shave lotion bottle. Half of...
  18. Please help identify this antique coin odd looking lady with crown?

    This coin appears to be very old, it is very thin and uneven. The image is almost cartoon like which is weird to me... I can only make out some of the letters or symbols on it so I am not going to write them out as it would just be a string of random letters in not particular order. Has...
  19. Possible matchstick case with hieroglyphic design

    From the pictures you can see some of the designs and with this little piece excites me. Talk about fancy! It came from the ground green, so it’s likely copper (or mostly so). On this property I’ve also found two WWI-era buttons and two pennies from 1887 and 1914, as well as a whole lot of...
  20. Weird Spinny Thing

    I found this item in a field in Luxembourg where I have found stuff from the 1600s - modern times. It appears to be made of copper. The bottom makes it look as if it had broken off of something else but I'm not 100% Any info is appreciated as I have no clue. Thanks!