Nickel signal turned out to be a 14KP ring

Squirrel322

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I haven?t been going to the parks much this year but Tonight I needed to do some digging and so away I went. Second dig was a decent nickel signal. I was pleasantly surprised to see a ring pop out of the hole! I could just make out 14k BUT there was something after the ?k? that I couldn?t quite make out. When I got home I could get a closer look and see it was 14KP which I assumed the P meant plated? :BangHead: None the less I looked it up and it apparently means plumb which signifies it?s exactly 14k!


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Last weekend I hit a street reconstruction in a nearby city -

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Thanks for looking!
 
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JVA5th

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A bunch of awesome finds. That ring is real nice. Also nice bunch of silver coins.
 

GoDeep

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That had to get your heart going! I need to dig more nickels. I'm usually always thinking silver and don't much bother with nickels. Missing gold no doubt I am.
 

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Super ring! I really like the dog tag too!
 

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Super finds, congrats!
 

sturrat

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KP is Karat Plumb. Which means its dead nuts 14k
 

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Nice bath of finds Squirrel. I like those silvers, and the Neckerchief slide.
 

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KP is Karat Plumb. Which means its dead nuts 14k

Yup, Plumb means it's at least full 14K.......not to say that even that can't be forged.
 

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Nice nickel! 14kp can also mean 14k gold with Platinum. Of course, there would be some chrome looking metal as well as the yellow gold...

HH ALL!
 

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KP....I know what THAT is - I was in the Navy...!
Thanks, I learned something again. "Plumb"......not Plated!
Great Finds...! WoW!
 

SD51

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That had to get your heart going! I need to dig more nickels. I'm usually always thinking silver and don't much bother with nickels. Missing gold no doubt I am.

GoDeep, you already know that to find the Gold jewelry, you will be digging the infamous "pulltab"! I started collecting every pulltab since my last Gold ring and have amassed quite a pile. I look at it this way, only 200 trillion more pull tabs (give or take) left to dig in my favorite park...
 
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Squirrel322

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GoDeep, you already know that to find the Gold jewelry, you will be digging the infamous "pulltab"! I started collecting every pulltab since my last Gold ring and have amassed quite a pile. I look at it this way, only 200 trillion more pull tabs (give or take) left to dig in my favorite park...

That’s the truth. I’m usually kind of surprised when a nickel signal actually turns out to be a nickel.

Under optimal conditions I can hear the difference on the Nox between a nickel and a pull tab but optimal conditions don’t exist very often in a trashy park.
 

Georgivs

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Awesome! If you aren't digging pull tabs and nickels you aren't digging gold rings either!
 

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My wedding band is 14K and has the "P", which means Plumb, as others have said. It's precisely 58.30% gold.
 

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Very well done- Congrats!!
 

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Congrats....great finds
 

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