🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Extremely old silver...

Chirp Digger

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Aug 12, 2023
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Primary Interest:
Metal Detecting
To begin, I am relatively new to metal detecting... when I found these bars, I was even newer so I really wasn't taking note of details as I do now... a whole 6 months later. I live in Prince Edward Island, Canada's smallest province, and we are surrounded by shipwrecks and a million stories.
I am wondering if anyone here has an opinion or experience that matches the research I have done so far. I initially thought these bars were lead. On beaches here there are ridiculous amounts of small lead bits, some raw and unrecognizable, some are fishing weights. I have since confirmed that they are silver.
I added an old quarter to one picture for scale, and a picture of a small bar I sacrificed to do some testing on.
Any thoughts?
 

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Chirp Digger

Greenie
Aug 12, 2023
12
34
PEI
Detector(s) used
Minelab Equinox 800
Primary Interest:
Metal Detecting
lol... thanks for the input. I've confirmed the silver aspect of it, just still curious about the origin and how it got where it did. That will be a winter project when the ground is frozen and I can't get out to hunt!
 

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