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A few of my recent finds
Posted by: Bruinvikes
Date: February 23, 2017 02:29PM
Here are a couple of my recent finds from swinging my F70. The war nickel I found this morning and pulled it from a depth of seven inches. This is my third silver coin of 2017 and all of them came from the same park. The "Good for trade" token was found yesterday from 3-4 inches. This is my very first barter token that I have found. I didn't realize what I had found until I got it home and ran it under water to clean off the dirt. What I find interesting are the three Ks on the back. I'm wondering if this would have anything to do with the KKK, or perhaps it's from the name on the front? I posted this on another site and everyone is telling me that this is unique because of the three leaf clover shape (most of these tokens are round). Also, I had one guy contact me and he attempted to look it up in some sort of database and he's never seen anything like it. Another person told me that trade tokens that are for less than ten cents in trade are from pre 1910. I Googled the name on the front and was unsuccessful in retrieving any information at all. This token was found in Genoa Ohio. Any help or input would be appreciated.




Re: A few of my recent finds
Posted by: Goondock
Date: February 24, 2017 08:56PM
Very cool finds!

Re: A few of my recent finds
Posted by: markg
Date: February 25, 2017 10:36AM
Nice finds. Silver is always good

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Re: A few of my recent finds
Posted by: cometguy
Date: March 07, 2017 08:49PM
Neat one! Please let us know what you find out about it. Tokens in unusual shapes are sought after by collectors. I have never seen one like it.

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Awesome ................. nice hunting.N/T
Posted by: Elton
Date: March 07, 2017 09:14PM

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Re: Awesome ................. nice hunting.
Posted by: still looking 52
Date: March 08, 2017 12:31PM
That token is very unusual, I don't have a clue about it. Hopefully someone will give you some information on it and we all can learn something. Those war nickels are getting rare also, nice finds.

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