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Large cent and war nickel yesterday

pcgs69pcgs69 Posts: 4,244 ✭✭✭✭

Got out for a few hours with some buddies. The ground was horrible on the coins but got a nearly-toasted draped bust large cent, unknown date war nickel, two wheat cents and a couple unknown things. Any idea on the two-prong thing? It has a horizontal hole at the top where some kind of pin would have gone through. Thought maybe part of a shoe buckle bit doesn’t quite seem right.


  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    No idea what that is.... looks as if it were used to nail into wood (or something soft, maybe leather) and then something like wire threaded through it.....Nice finds...Cheers, RickO

  • TreashuntTreashunt Posts: 6,746 ✭✭✭✭✭

    nice finds


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  • ZotZot Posts: 825 ✭✭✭

    It's Dracula's tooth implant!
    No idea. So there's no hole (or other clues) on the prong end?

    A wild, random guess (inspired by ricko's post above). A tool for a tailor to make holes in leather for buttons?
    If the prongs haven't been hooked up to anything, it almost seems like their only use would be to make holes...

    ... or to stick them into holes. Could it be some sort of simple key? I know, it doesn't quite look the part..

    Congrats on the large cent! Man that's rough ground.

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