Cool colonial relics

DetectorMoe

Hero Member
Apr 4, 2013
898
4,341
SouthEast North Carolina
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1
🏆 Honorable Mentions:
1
Detector(s) used
XP Deus, Equinox800, ATpro
Primary Interest:
All Treasure Hunting
Me and my buddy went out to hit one his newer spots over the weekend.. And it was a great time out digging..


My buddy Andy finds.
1781 half reale, His very first.
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And he dug few buttons and key hole cover.
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Here what I pop out the ground.
Cuff links and a green stone cuff link, I think..
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Hand full of Buttons and buckles.
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Few pewter spoons.
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My very first ever Heel Plate.
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Everything and the trash.
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Digger RJ

Gold Member
Aug 24, 2017
14,848
25,707
SW Missouri/Oklahoma
🥇 Banner finds
1
🏆 Honorable Mentions:
2
Detector(s) used
Minelab CTX 3030; Minelab Equinox 800;
XP Deus 2
Primary Interest:
All Treasure Hunting
Me and my buddy went out to hit one his newer spots over the weekend.. And it was a great time out digging..


My buddy Andy finds.
1781 half reale, His very first.
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And he dug few buttons and key hole cover.
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Here what I pop out the ground.
Cuff links and a green stone cuff link, I think..
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Hand full of Buttons and buckles.
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Few pewter spoons.
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My very first ever Heel Plate.
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Everything and the trash.
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Very Nice!!!!! Congrats!!!! Good Hunt!!!!
 

Florida Finder

Bronze Member
Dec 17, 2020
1,450
4,105
Southern States of America
🥇 Banner finds
1
Detector(s) used
AT Max
Primary Interest:
Relic Hunting
Me and my buddy went out to hit one his newer spots over the weekend.. And it was a great time out digging..


My buddy Andy finds.
1781 half reale, His very first.
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And he dug few buttons and key hole cover.
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Here what I pop out the ground.
Cuff links and a green stone cuff link, I think..
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Hand full of Buttons and buckles.
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Few pewter spoons.
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My very first ever Heel Plate.
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Everything and the trash.
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Beautiful finds Moe. Congratulations on your great day!
 

Chilli

Hero Member
Feb 10, 2022
609
2,107
OZ
Detector(s) used
Xterra 705
Garrett 24k
Me and my buddy went out to hit one his newer spots over the weekend.. And it was a great time out digging..


My buddy Andy finds.
1781 half reale, His very first.
View attachment 2010603 View attachment 2010605

And he dug few buttons and key hole cover.
View attachment 2010606

Here what I pop out the ground.
Cuff links and a green stone cuff link, I think..
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Hand full of Buttons and buckles.
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Few pewter spoons.
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My very first ever Heel Plate.
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Everything and the trash.
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Good hunt. I was gonna say bummer not all the pictures showed up on my phone but I got to see them in the quote here as I was typing.
 

Hunk-a-lead

Bronze Member
Dec 20, 2020
2,043
3,141
Kansas City
Detector(s) used
Nokta Legend, Garrett Carrot, Predator Phoenix Shovel, White's hand digger
Primary Interest:
Metal Detecting
Me and my buddy went out to hit one his newer spots over the weekend.. And it was a great time out digging..


My buddy Andy finds.
1781 half reale, His very first.
View attachment 2010603 View attachment 2010605

And he dug few buttons and key hole cover.
View attachment 2010606

Here what I pop out the ground.
Cuff links and a green stone cuff link, I think..
View attachment 2010607 View attachment 2010608

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Hand full of Buttons and buckles.
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Few pewter spoons.
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My very first ever Heel Plate.
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Everything and the trash.
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great saves. such cool finds and love that silver
 

Ifoundit69

Saving the past one find at a time !
Dec 5, 2007
1,250
598
Lancaster ,VA
🥇 Banner finds
1
Detector(s) used
Whites Spectrum Xlt ,Fisher 1270, Fisher F5 ,Fisher F2, , Ctx 3030 ,Nokta Anfibio,Minelab Safari
Primary Interest:
All Treasure Hunting
Nice score !
 
Oct 5, 2014
31,853
35,391
Massachusetts
🥇 Banner finds
1
🏆 Honorable Mentions:
1
Detector(s) used
Garrett: AT Pro, AT Gold & Infinium; Minelab: Explorer SE, II; Simplex; Tesoro: Tejon & Outlaw; White's: V3i
Primary Interest:
Relic Hunting
Me and my buddy went out to hit one his newer spots over the weekend.. And it was a great time out digging..


My buddy Andy finds.
1781 half reale, His very first.
View attachment 2010603 View attachment 2010605

And he dug few buttons and key hole cover.
View attachment 2010606

Here what I pop out the ground.
Cuff links and a green stone cuff link, I think..
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Hand full of Buttons and buckles.
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Few pewter spoons.
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My very first ever Heel Plate.
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Everything and the trash.
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Awesome relics and Spanish Silver!
 

cannonball

Hero Member
Feb 20, 2010
540
2,362
East Coast NJ
Detector(s) used
DEUS 11 Fisher F75ltd,TDI Minelab Excailber
Primary Interest:
Relic Hunting
Me and my buddy went out to hit one his newer spots over the weekend.. And it was a great time out digging..


My buddy Andy finds.
1781 half reale, His very first.
View attachment 2010603 View attachment 2010605

And he dug few buttons and key hole cover.
View attachment 2010606

Here what I pop out the ground.
Cuff links and a green stone cuff link, I think..
View attachment 2010607 View attachment 2010608

View attachment 2010617 View attachment 2010618

Hand full of Buttons and buckles.
View attachment 2010609 View attachment 2010610

Few pewter spoons.
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My very first ever Heel Plate.
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Everything and the trash.
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Nice finds congratulations especially like the cufflinks
 

ANTIQUARIAN

Gold Member
Apr 24, 2010
12,539
26,597
Upper Canada 🇨🇦
🥇 Banner finds
1
🏆 Honorable Mentions:
3
Detector(s) used
XP Deus, Lesche Piranha 35 Shovel & 'Garrett Carrot'
Primary Interest:
Relic Hunting
The 1781 half reale is a great find, but I really like this decorated brass button, the cuff-links and the one with the cut green stone. :thumbsup:

You obviously did some serious research to make finds like those... congrats!
Dave
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