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  1. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Mystery Coin?

    Hey everyone, I found this coin in Western Europe. It is made out of copper and measures about 23mm in diameter (0.9 inches). Only one bit of detail is visible on one side of the coin. Here's a close-up of the only bit of detail. It's a long shot but I know there's an ID somewhere out...
  2. What is it?

    I found this today and have no idea what it might be. It looks to be brass, 4.25" OD 2" ID and 0.25" thick. Front and back are identical. Maybe a mold of some sort? The site where I found it was a settlement back as far as the 1840's and I've found a lot of logging equipment, 1800's...
  3. ✅ SOLVED What is this? Please help.

    Dug today near Richmond Va. It appears to be copper. Can anyone tell me what this is?
  4. Needing some help with 4K question…

    I have a ring I bought a year or 2 ago. I paid about $800 for it and it’s real. Gold with diamonds. (See pictures) Here’s the problem, the inside of the ring says 4k… Not 14k, 4K! I can’t seem to find out what the heck the deal is because from what I have read they don’t normally mark jewelry...
  5. ✅ 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...
  6. Is this neptune jade?

    Found in a ditch in jasper County indiana. Has a deep green color
  7. Old Small White Jar?

    Hi All, cleaning up the deschutes river you find alot of trash but you also find alot of WWI/WWII and Logging Relics. Today we found this cute little white jar. We thought it might be an old pill container from pharmacy. Can anyone identify? The Substrate is white glass. Thank you!
  8. Maybe a locket? What do you think?

    Just found this in an Indiana yard with some history. It rang up 61-62 on my Garrett Ace 400. Not sure what it is but I figure jewelry off some kind, what with the hinge and all. Any thoughts?
  9. Unidentified pieces of my collection

    Recently I was reorganizing my collection and I found a bunch of unidentified pieces I had forgotten about and just stored away. Iv'e picked out my 4 favorites if anyone could help me figure out what any of them are It'd be greatly appreciated! The largest piece is the one I'm most curious...
  10. Weird Bronze/Iron Thing

    I found this item in Luxembourg (Western Europe) in an area with stuff from the 1600s-modern times. The top part of bronze or some sort of copper alloy with the bottom part being iron and is very heavy for its size. I have no clue as to what it might be so any help is much appreciated. Thanks!
  11. I Think it's a Fossil?

    I found this item 8 inches deep in a metal detecting hole in a park in Luxembourg. I find tons of Devil's toenail fossils (Gryphaea) in the area which are an extinct oyster species but I've never found anything different. Like I said I'm more of a metal detecting guy and know next to nothing...
  12. Legendary Whitworth Bullet ?

    Good Morning everyone! Recently, I was metal detecting in a local woods and discovered this interesting Hexagonal bullet. That woods had alot of history judging by the relics I have uncovered there. In that aria I have found a topographical engineer button, Numerous belt buckles, coins, and...
  13. Odd Looking Handle?

    I found both of these items on separate occasions in the same general area. When I found the first one I didn't think much of it but after finding the second I got curious. Found in Luxembourg in an area that has produced stuff from the 1600s up to modern times. Made of brass or copper except...
  14. 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!
  15. I Have No Clue

    Found this item in the woods of Luxembourg. The site has produced a couple of Roman coins but mostly 1700s/1800s/1900s stuff. Appears to be brass as it has a nice green patina. My first thought was a Roman brooch but I have realized that is probably wishful thinking. Any info is appreciated...
  16. ✅ SOLVED I Have No Clue

    I found this item in Luxembourg (Western Europe.) It is made of either copper with the knob being made out of iron. I have found other items dating back to the 1600s in the area as well as everything up to modern times. Any help is appreciated. Thank You.
  17. ✅ SOLVED What in the heck did I find? From the knoll (mound) at the back of my property.

    OK, I don't even know where to look to figure this one out. The Pins between the metal look to be of Brass or Copper. Here are the pictures: I also found this rusted can. Any clue coz I don't have any? Thanks for looking. Cheers. -DH-
  18. ✅ SOLVED Found Orange tinted glass pieces and a rock that looks chiseled.

    Found Orange tinted glass pieces and a rock that looks chiseled. There is a 75' knoll behind my house that I've been wanting to get into for a while. Now that I have the Simplex+ setup the way that works for me, I decided to give it a whirl on the knoll (mound) and these pieces are what I...
  19. Colonial iron artifacts - shaped like small houses?

    I found approximately 15 of these iron artifacts at a colonial house site that goes back to the early 1700s. Not sure exactly how old they are, or what they are... They all are about 2.5" tall, .5 inch thick, with a small notch at the bottom. Does anyone have any insight? Thank you in advance!

    Happy holidays everybody! Last Saturday I went metal detecting at a house site out in the middle of a field. The house is shown on 1873 and 1883 maps of the area. The house was shown on a 1933 aerial map too. I was metal detecting for about 2 hours and came home with some fascinating finds...