Yesterday dig Silver nugget, US half cent and buttons

Cape Hunter

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May 17, 2019
Cape Cod
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Minelab Equinox 800
Minelab CTX 3030
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All Treasure Hunting
Went out yesterday despite 28 degrees but no wind which is rare for Cape Cod. Had a solid 24-26 signal on my Equinox 800 thought it might be another dandy button but was this Silver nugget. It was shining in the hole. Weights 2.9 grams. Mixed in with some broken brick. That's a first for me. Not far away dug this 1809 half cent in really good condition. That's the newest dated item I have found on this site so far. Thought I had two coins in the hole but it was a square chunk of lead or pewter with a hole on the top? Small hollow Round button looked plain to me but I cleaned it and found it has a shield with 2 or 7 stamped in the center. Regiment? Some other design as well. Few other buttons, two with decorations. Small Brass pull and what I think must be a part of a oil lamp base with Silver leafing. Brass thimble.


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