Treasure Hunting with Rodney (Story 7)

This time, I could see some inscriptions on the "coin," but the indispensable stream-cleaning was required again to help in identifying the find.

Large Cent Size Disc

The Dirt Was Easily Removed

Rodney Washing His Find in Creek

And then we saw a hole... But not only that brought us a big disappointment. After holding his find for a second, Rodney stated, "The object was soft, and he could bend it." That meant only one thing - it was a token made of lead. Oh, well...

A Lead Token of a Large-Cent Size

A Token

Demoralized, Rodney and I resumed our search. A minute later, I received a solid signal and, hoping it was a coin, carefully dug out another 'RMO'.

Another Button Dug Out

Not to make me too upset, I guess, the Gods of Metal Detecting rewarded me with another plain coat button.

19th Century Coat Button

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