My 'most unusual' find...
SandW Posts: 21 ✭✭
edited December 25, 2021 12:09PM in Metal Detecting
I've found many oddities in 25 years of MD'ing, but this loaded die stands out as the most unusual. It measures a touch under 1/2" across, and I've always wondered if it is real ivory. Found it maybe 15 years ago on a 1800s farm site in Christian County Il.. I still visit that that site and another nearby, both of which have yielded a lot of goodies including silver, silver coins, large cents, and many IH pennies. I sure would like to find the other die as well to complete the pair.
Nice find, might be bakelite. If you can examine the surface with a microscope, you can look for the ivory texture vs synthetic. Peace Roy
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That is a neat find. I collected dice for a while, years back. I have a couple of ivory dice I picked up along the way. Still packed away somewhere in my 'stuff'. Cheers, RickO
Very interesting find, congrats
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That is cool. Is that lead in the holes?
Kind of hard to believe that you could find a dice. However, it looks to be in great shape. Very nice find. Happy hunting in the days to come.
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Yes, those are pieces of (what I assume to be) lead...one of them being slightly oversized.
It was found with a Minelab Sovereign XS.