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My daughters finds #855945
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Heres a couple of finds my daughter has found recently.

Royal navy Captain/commander or Lieutenant button from around 1787. The back still has its shank intact and reads "Standard Colour". A crown was added above the anchor on these buttons from 1812, so its defiantly pre 1812. I have put a 1p in the picture for size.

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She has also pulled up a Qing (Ch'ing) Dynasty coin from 1736-1795 with a square hole in the centre, this has slight damage of this centre square.

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These are her best 2 finds so far and she is very proud. Considering I have been over and over these fields, they are still producing some good bits. Hopefully there is a lot more to come smile


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All good stuff, well done

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Good find,Theres loads of locations in the Wirral for metal detecting.I bet she is well made up with her find.

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Thanks, yes she loves finding the old artefacts and coins.

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Shes also found part of a WWI/II bomb fuse, bigger than the bits I have found....

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3/4 of the way there....
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3/4 of the way there....
thanks for sharing it looks a really interesting hobby to have


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It is rocks, you never know what your going to find. Could be gold, silver, bronze or artefacts that havn't seen the light of day for years.

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Brilliant finds!! Well done to your daughter.


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Thanks Rude smile

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nice find x bet you cant wait to get out yourself again

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I can't Jeff it's killing me!

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awesome finds.



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Cheers Ste smile

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Great finds indeed. Well done to your daughter! I "think" the chunk of WW2 fuse is from an artillery shell of some sort. It seems conical - as per fitted to the tip of a shell. Bombs (apart from mortars) usually have a sunken fuse pocket. Top of fuse flush with the bomb case. Could be wrong?

Happy hunting!

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The Chinese coin is intriguing... I wonder how it came to be here at that period in time, and who brought (and lost!) it? A seaman perhaps?

An interesting mystery! Well done to your daughter! smile

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