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    The snow is gone for the moment in Ohio so I made it out to one of my spots. Found a cool trade token in one area and flipped the little cobalt from another ravine. I think the token is steel and circa 1910. Pretty day and good to get out.
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    Headwaters of the Little Miami, Ohio

  • #2
    Really neat finds. Token is interesting and I love blue glass bottles.

    http://tokencatalog.com
    California

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    • #3
      Not steel. Some kind of alloy. Just a bit larger than a quarter. Thanks for the link and I can't resist blue glass.
      Headwaters of the Little Miami, Ohio

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      • tomf
        tomf commented
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        Probably the cheapest material they could get away with. I don't know anything about Trade Coins but thought that site might help you research it.

    • #4
      Nice finds!
      SW Connecticut

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      • #5
        Trade tokens/ commerce tokens are very collectable, not to mention sometimes fairly valuable. πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ
        And cobalt blue is my favorite colour of bottle.
        Bruce
        In life there are losers and finders. Which one are you?

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        • fldwlkr
          fldwlkr commented
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          To think the value of a nickel merited a token... times change. Of course, I am old enough to remember penny candy.

      • #6
        Nice finds a good hunt .

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        • #7
          Dang i missed this one usually look at metal detecting finds because it is my second hobby bottle neat also
          South East Ga. Twin City

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