WikiWirral its great, register, enjoy and welcome.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,010,755
Topics74,660
Members12,792
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs37
Most Online7,831
Apr 8th, 2013
Who's Online Now
60 registered members (alan128, 12 invisible), 1,038 guests, and315 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
170 Dynasties
34 J.F.K
New General Forums
The Darling Buds of May
by diggingdeeper. 15th Nov 2018 1:08pm
Book batteries.
by venice. 13th Nov 2018 8:54am
J.F.K
by cools. 12th Nov 2018 12:44pm
Happy Birthday Detecting Wirral and Roobarb
by snowhite. 12th Nov 2018 10:58am
New Wirral History
Rock Ferry boat disaster 1834?
by yoller. 9th Nov 2018 10:10am
Birkenhead riots
by yoller. 6th Nov 2018 9:13am
Mersey ferries, 1840s
by yoller. 28th Oct 2018 2:01pm
756 Scrap Yard Wallasey Road Liscard
by derekdwc. 16th Oct 2018 8:00pm
1970's Murder in Central Park, Wallasey
by cutespam. 4th Aug 2018 11:28am
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
WW1 Monument, Birkenhead
No more bridge, never be the same
Topic Replies
What song are you listening to?
by Dilly. 18th Nov 2018 4:07pm
Gay Stress
by casper. 18th Nov 2018 2:30pm
Shen Yun at Empire Theatre
by fish5133. 18th Nov 2018 1:07pm
320d won't pass emission test
by fish5133. 18th Nov 2018 12:46pm
FOUND - Car key
by Brown_Horrocks. 18th Nov 2018 12:05pm
Bidston Hill Underground Tunnels Part 2
by Maxman2000x. 17th Nov 2018 10:36pm
£2bn Extra for NHS
by diggingdeeper. 17th Nov 2018 8:31pm
Dynasties
by cools. 17th Nov 2018 9:54am
Best Fuel Prices Wirral
by diggingdeeper. 17th Nov 2018 12:17am
November
M T W T F S S
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Shen Yun at Empire Theatre
by fish5133. 18th Nov 2018 1:07pm
Wirral Quilters Exhibition
by Greenwood. 12th Nov 2018 12:10pm
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
Finds 11/07/18 silver! #1056813
12th Jul 2018 4:04pm
12th Jul 2018 4:04pm
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 63
New Brighton
D
Detecting_wirral Offline OP
Member
Detecting_wirral  Offline OP
Member
D
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 63
New Brighton
Got out for a few hours yesterday. Got sun burnt too haha. Managed a few finds and a bit of silver!

The silver is off a walking cane. Lovely pattern on it. Also had a Victoria “viel head” penny that is quite worn and another coin which is too far gone to identify. Also a religious pendant, some buttons, musket ball and a couple of unidentifiable things lol but I think one may be a weight

[Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image]

Google Ads
Re: Finds 11/07/18 silver! [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056814
12th Jul 2018 4:19pm
12th Jul 2018 4:19pm
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,796
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Online content
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Online Content
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,796
Heswallish
nice littel lot .....
yes a coffin lead fishing weight. Round one if hole in could be whats called a bullet lead but could it be a musket ball ?

Re: Finds 11/07/18 silver! [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056817
12th Jul 2018 5:12pm
12th Jul 2018 5:12pm
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 63
New Brighton
D
Detecting_wirral Offline OP
Member
Detecting_wirral  Offline OP
Member
D
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 63
New Brighton
Cheers fish I was thinking some sort of fishing weight as found next to a fishing pond. I’m not too sure about the other, yes it has a hole in the centre with a piece of metal coming from the centre of it and it’s bent over

[Linked Image] [Linked Image]

Re: Finds 11/07/18 silver! [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056824
12th Jul 2018 5:48pm
12th Jul 2018 5:48pm
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,428
Wirral
C
cools Offline
Forum Master
cools  Offline
Forum Master
C
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,428
Wirral
A good little haul there Ex.. interesting I particularly like the religious medal, what metal is it do you know? Be good if it was gold....

Re: Finds 11/07/18 silver! [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056825
12th Jul 2018 5:51pm
12th Jul 2018 5:51pm
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 63
New Brighton
D
Detecting_wirral Offline OP
Member
Detecting_wirral  Offline OP
Member
D
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 63
New Brighton
Thanks cools. I’m not sure what metal it is, but know it’s not gold unfortunately haha

Re: Finds 11/07/18 silver! [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056846
12th Jul 2018 10:29pm
12th Jul 2018 10:29pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,105
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,105
Birkenhead
Should be able to get some lettering from the oval medal with a rubbing. My bets are St Anthony.

Excellent batch!


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Finds 11/07/18 silver! [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056852
13th Jul 2018 5:40am
13th Jul 2018 5:40am
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 63
New Brighton
D
Detecting_wirral Offline OP
Member
Detecting_wirral  Offline OP
Member
D
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 63
New Brighton
Cheers DD I’ll give it a go

Re: Finds 11/07/18 silver! [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056859
13th Jul 2018 10:43am
13th Jul 2018 10:43am
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 337
Wallasey
H
Habdab Online content
Old Hand
Habdab  Online Content
Old Hand
H
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 337
Wallasey
Just a thought, but is that round one with the metal pin bent over, an old boot button? The kind that Great, great, granny used, to button up her boots.
The pin would be driven through the leather and hammered over to secure it.

It just doesn't look like a fishing weight to me. Interesting though.


Fetere sum, ego sum Ergo
Re: Finds 11/07/18 silver! [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056863
13th Jul 2018 3:52pm
13th Jul 2018 3:52pm
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 63
New Brighton
D
Detecting_wirral Offline OP
Member
Detecting_wirral  Offline OP
Member
D
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 63
New Brighton
I think your onto something there habdab! Or an old stud they used for grip on the soles of a shoe

Re: Finds 11/07/18 silver! [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056920
15th Jul 2018 6:53pm
15th Jul 2018 6:53pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 337
Wallasey
H
Habdab Online content
Old Hand
Habdab  Online Content
Old Hand
H
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 337
Wallasey
I think you're talking about hobnails. They were hammered into boot soles to increase grip, the ones I remember seeing weren't quite that shape. As the dome on yours is so well made, I originally thought of those buttons on the sleeve of a jacket that were there to stop soldiers wiping their noses on the back of their sleeves, but I doubt the fastening is right. My bet is a boot button.


Fetere sum, ego sum Ergo
Re: Finds 11/07/18 silver! [Re: Detecting_wirral] #1056922
15th Jul 2018 7:52pm
15th Jul 2018 7:52pm
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 63
New Brighton
D
Detecting_wirral Offline OP
Member
Detecting_wirral  Offline OP
Member
D
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 63
New Brighton
Wow I didn’t know about the buttons on sleeves for stopping the soldiers wiping thier noses on them! What a great bit of info.


Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Gay Stress
by fish5133. 18th Nov 2018 1:01pm
FOUND - Car key
by Brown_Horrocks. 18th Nov 2018 12:05pm
£2bn Extra for NHS
by diggingdeeper. 16th Nov 2018 3:27pm
Shen Yun at Empire Theatre
by granny. 16th Nov 2018 12:32pm
The Hooton Hotel
by venice. 13th Nov 2018 4:55pm
For Sale & Free
Pro Fitness Exercise Bike
by rhoobarb2002. 10th Nov 2018 2:52pm
PC Peripherals
by Catsick. 10th Nov 2018 1:54pm
Ipad Mini 4 128gb
by Catsick. 10th Nov 2018 1:47pm
Raleigh Evo 7 Speed Folding Bicycle
by Catsick. 10th Nov 2018 1:19pm
Gainward Nvidia GTX 770 - £30
by rhoobarb2002. 9th Nov 2018 3:05pm
Member Spotlight
Tatey
Tatey
New Brighton
Posts: 1,420
Joined: April 2009
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
bazza1983, joel9, Gibbo2191, Quensh, marcjday
12792 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
eggandchips (65)
New Wirral Info
Shen Yun at Empire Theatre
by granny. 16th Nov 2018 12:32pm
The Hooton Hotel
by venice. 13th Nov 2018 4:55pm
Wirral Quilters Exhibition
by Greenwood. 12th Nov 2018 12:10pm
Pension or Lump Sum
by fish5133. 9th Nov 2018 11:24pm
Stop a second referndum.
by granny. 1st Nov 2018 10:45pm
News : New Topics
FOUND - Car key
by Brown_Horrocks. 18th Nov 2018 12:05pm
£2bn Extra for NHS
by diggingdeeper. 16th Nov 2018 3:27pm
Taxi Drivers and Drugs
by diggingdeeper. 6th Nov 2018 4:25pm
Birkenhead tip on fire
by assassin. 6th Nov 2018 12:11am
New Enthusiast Forums
Gay Stress
by fish5133. 18th Nov 2018 1:01pm
WWI's Secret Shame:
by granny. 13th Nov 2018 9:35am
320d won't pass emission test
by DavidB. 13th Nov 2018 1:59am
Dynasties
by cools. 12th Nov 2018 11:38am
Waterfront
by cools. 10th Nov 2018 10:50am
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Sun 7:44am
Sunset Sun 4:10pm
Local Time Sun 5:16pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1