My oldest find!

Metal Defector

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A 1837 large cent and what looks like a buckle, clasp or fastener. Looks like it has a crown embossed on it…
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I have the exact same peice. It was identified on this site as a picture rail hanger, most likely turn of the 20th century. Will try to get that thread as well. Here’s mine.
Edit: found The original thread.https://www.treasurenet.com/threads/this-is-so-cool-but-what-is-it.638507/#post-6565330
 
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Metal Defector

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View attachment 2028767 I have the exact same peice. It was identified on this site as a picture rail hanger, most likely turn of the 20th century. Will try to get that thread as well. Here’s mine.
Edit: found The original thread.https://www.treasurenet.com/threads/this-is-so-cool-but-what-is-it.638507/#post-6565330
Thanks so much!! Very cool!
 
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Metal Defector

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Dec 5, 2020
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West Chester Ohio
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View attachment 2028767 I have the exact same peice. It was identified on this site as a picture rail hanger, most likely turn of the 20th century. Will try to get that thread as well. Here’s mine.
Edit: found The original thread.https://www.treasurenet.com/threads/this-is-so-cool-but-what-is-it.638507/#post-6565330
How did you clean it up? Looks beautiful..
 

Lenrac2

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Congrats! I can't wait to find a large cent! So jealous!
 

CRUSADER

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Yeap picture/painting hanger
 

pepperj

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Congrats on your oldest find, lots of detail still on her.
 

Gare

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Nice finds Congrats on the oldest coin
 

E-Trac-Ohio

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A big congrats on finding your oldest coin - a day you'll always remember ! :occasion14:
 

CreakyDigger

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Congrats on the LC! I hope you find many more! I still remember the exact spot and thrill of finding my first one....motivation!
 

JeffInMass

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That LC has quite a bit of detail remaining- hope the reverse looks just as nice- Congrats!
 

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