Spectacular Silver Find this Morning!

romeo-1

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Making up for my lack of silver last year! Spent the morning in a pasture I've only hunted a couple times before. Lot's of targets and was quite pleased with what I found, especially the silver spoon!

Silversmith is Peter Nordbeck (1781-1861) from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Apparently Peter Nordbeck was considered one of the most skilled silversmiths of his time and his pieces are displayed in museums worldwide including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Royal Ontario Museum and the National Gallery of Canada!
 

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Gare

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Nice finds :)
 

Florida Finder

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Making up for my lack of silver last year! Spent the morning in a pasture I've only hunted a couple times before. Lot's of targets and was quite pleased with what I found, especially the silver spoon!

Silversmith is Peter Nordbeck (1781-1861) from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Apparently Peter Nordbeck was considered one of the most skilled silversmiths of his time and his pieces are displayed in museums worldwide including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Royal Ontario Museum and the National Gallery of Canada!
Thatโ€™s a nice assortment of recoveries. I particularly like the silver spoon and that bird! Congratulations
 

The Rebel

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WTG on the silver spoon as well as the other finds!
 

CreakyDigger

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Beautiful spoon! There should be some coins around there somewhere!
 

Digger RJ

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Making up for my lack of silver last year! Spent the morning in a pasture I've only hunted a couple times before. Lot's of targets and was quite pleased with what I found, especially the silver spoon!

Silversmith is Peter Nordbeck (1781-1861) from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Apparently Peter Nordbeck was considered one of the most skilled silversmiths of his time and his pieces are displayed in museums worldwide including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Royal Ontario Museum and the National Gallery of Canada!
Making up for my lack of silver last year! Spent the morning in a pasture I've only hunted a couple times before. Lot's of targets and was quite pleased with what I found, especially the silver spoon!

Silversmith is Peter Nordbeck (1781-1861) from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Apparently Peter Nordbeck was considered one of the most skilled silversmiths of his time and his pieces are displayed in museums worldwide including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Royal Ontario Museum and the National Gallery of Canada!
Very Nice!!! Congrats!!! Any Hallmark or date on the spoon?
 

Joe-Dirt

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Dang!!! Thatโ€™s a beauty!!!!!
 

Relicific

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Thatโ€™s one of the best silver spoons Iโ€™ve seen posted
Congrats
 

Coinstar magnet

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Making up for my lack of silver last year! Spent the morning in a pasture I've only hunted a couple times before. Lot's of targets and was quite pleased with what I found, especially the silver spoon!

Silversmith is Peter Nordbeck (1781-1861) from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Apparently Peter Nordbeck was considered one of the most skilled silversmiths of his time and his pieces are displayed in museums worldwide including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Royal Ontario Museum and the National Gallery of Canada!
The bird, bell, and the silver spoon...nice recoveries!
 

Scrounge Wanderer

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Making up for my lack of silver last year! Spent the morning in a pasture I've only hunted a couple times before. Lot's of targets and was quite pleased with what I found, especially the silver spoon!

Silversmith is Peter Nordbeck (1781-1861) from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Apparently Peter Nordbeck was considered one of the most skilled silversmiths of his time and his pieces are displayed in museums worldwide including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Royal Ontario Museum and the National Gallery of Canada!
Spoon is awesome, found the same bird brooch last year in Virginia. Good digs!
 

CRUSADER

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That Silver spoon came out real nice, I've had to pay to get a couple straighten in the past but that one doesn't need it. Congrats.
 

pepperj

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Nice recovery on the spoon and the other relics.
 

JeffInMass

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So many spectacular finds- the spoon is stunning- Congrats!
 

Hunk-a-lead

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Making up for my lack of silver last year! Spent the morning in a pasture I've only hunted a couple times before. Lot's of targets and was quite pleased with what I found, especially the silver spoon!

Silversmith is Peter Nordbeck (1781-1861) from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Apparently Peter Nordbeck was considered one of the most skilled silversmiths of his time and his pieces are displayed in museums worldwide including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Royal Ontario Museum and the National Gallery of Canada!
sweet finds and love that spoon!
 

Lenrac2

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Can't decide if I like the spoon or bird better! Both super cool finds! Congrats!!
 

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