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Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 03-18-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By ex_libris
The coin isnt Dutch but English. Our queens in...

The coin isnt Dutch but English. Our queens in 20th century were Wilhelmina, Juliana and Beatrix. In 2014 we had the euro and a king. The English queen was and still is Elisabeth, she is on this...
Forum: Eye Popping, Mind Blowing Finds 01-31-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,892
Posted By ex_libris
An interesting article about a complete bull with...

An interesting article about a complete bull with bulla from the same pope:
...
Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 09-18-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By ex_libris
I see a standing lion figthing a bird (eagle?) or...

I see a standing lion figthing a bird (eagle?) or dragon on the seal matrix.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-jRj9Lm9ALc0/VBslw0OaOTI/AAAAAAAAVnI/5nKQsG2kdHE/w679-h632-no/Seal%2Bmatrix.jpg
Forum: General Hobby Discussion 07-18-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,106
Posted By ex_libris
Congrats from the other side of the pond SD!

Congrats from the other side of the pond SD!
Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 06-25-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By ex_libris
W. H. Horstmann / phila. 1820-1850 w. H....

W. H. Horstmann / phila. 1820-1850
w. H. Horstmann / new york 1820-1837
w. H. Horstmann & sons 1843-1863
w. H. Horstmann & co. / phila. 1864-1866
w. H. Horstmann & co. / new york 1837-1847...
Forum: Help To ID My Finds 05-11-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 932
Posted By ex_libris
The other object you show is a so called...

The other object you show is a so called "pompstokhouder" (ramrod holder). It is a part of a musket rifle.

http://www.johnwinter.net/jw/2013/11/the-ramrod-holder/
Forum: Help To ID My Finds 05-11-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 932
Posted By ex_libris
here is a small movie clip from 1974 where they...

here is a small movie clip from 1974 where they make the lead bullets:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55PoggJSxfI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55PoggJSxfI
Forum: Help To ID My Finds 05-11-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 932
Posted By ex_libris
I see you are living in Limburg, thats the place...

I see you are living in Limburg, thats the place were most of the "schutterijen" are. So its not a surprise you find those bullets...
Forum: Help To ID My Finds 05-11-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 932
Posted By ex_libris
The upper lead objects are bullets from the Dutch...

The upper lead objects are bullets from the Dutch "schutterij" (civil guards). There was probably a shooting range near the spot you hunted.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schutterij
...
Forum: Family Friendly Topics 04-21-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By ex_libris
This is the owners mark (ex libris) of this...

This is the owners mark (ex libris) of this William Constable in this book:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-M1HvVjlN9i8/TeTo2FENC7I/AAAAAAAAPAY/AHtRx6fTMMs/w1000-h1333-no/DSCF0363.JPG
Forum: Family Friendly Topics 04-21-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,197
Posted By ex_libris
I hunted in this area in Bosnia: ...

I hunted in this area in Bosnia:


http://www.pieppiep.nl/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=62431&d=1388260383
Forum: Family Friendly Topics 04-21-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By ex_libris
Help needed with old English handwriting

Can somebody please help me with an English text that is written in one of my books? The text is probably written by a guy called William Constable Esq. who lived near Hull England in the second half...
Forum: Eye Popping, Mind Blowing Finds 02-20-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,541
Posted By ex_libris
We have found a Volkswagen Beetle during an...

We have found a Volkswagen Beetle during an archaeological excavation
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 12-28-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,617
Posted By ex_libris
A great hunt with great finds! Congrats!

A great hunt with great finds! Congrats!
Forum: Research and Getting Permission 12-13-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,770
Posted By ex_libris
I found a picture of the paint and a hair exposed...

I found a picture of the paint and a hair exposed at the World Expo in Shanghai in 2010:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_H3bTjrYifj0/TKDA7uNFszI/AAAAAAAAAFc/m8FK2viZnxY/s1600/DSCN3218.JPG
Forum: Coinshooters and Relic Hunters 12-12-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,686
Posted By ex_libris
UTR.17 (copper) penny (V.116.5 - Pietersen 42 -...

UTR.17 (copper) penny (V.116.5 - Pietersen 42 - PW 5110).

FRONT: UTRECHT CITY in two lines and below the year.

SIDE: Light-curved arms of the City of Utrecht with crown, in the lower left...
Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 12-12-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,268
Posted By ex_libris
Nice finds:grin: Dutch provincial "duiten"...

Nice finds:grin:

Dutch provincial "duiten" are made of copper, and were made from the late 1500's until 1794 i believe, until the French Revolutionary troops invaded our country. Duiten were in...
Forum: Help To ID My Finds 12-12-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By ex_libris
Those loupes were used during the entire 20th...

Those loupes were used during the entire 20th century by many professions. I used a simular at printing school (Grafische School) in the 80's.
Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 10-26-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,273
Posted By ex_libris
Wow, thats a great haul of silver!:shock: ...

Wow, thats a great haul of silver!:shock:

Congratulations :yes:
Forum: Eye Popping, Mind Blowing Finds 08-02-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,371
Posted By ex_libris
Not my find unfortunately :lol:

Not my find unfortunately :lol:
Forum: Eye Popping, Mind Blowing Finds 06-20-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,371
Posted By ex_libris
I haven't have the ring in my posession. I will...

I haven't have the ring in my posession. I will ask the owner if see him next week.
Forum: Eye Popping, Mind Blowing Finds 06-20-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,371
Posted By ex_libris
Thank you for your post. Wow, I didn't know there...

Thank you for your post. Wow, I didn't know there were so many different rings.
The ring in the list you have posted describes this ring as an officer's ring. Does anyone knows if all students from...
Forum: Eye Popping, Mind Blowing Finds 06-14-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,371
Posted By ex_libris
Thats a great story! Thanks for sharing it!

Thats a great story! Thanks for sharing it!
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 06-12-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,197
Posted By ex_libris
This is the Faustina I RIC 379 ...

This is the Faustina I RIC 379

http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/faustina_I/RIC_0379.jpg
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 06-11-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,197
Posted By ex_libris
or a roman emperess dinarius like Faustina:...

or a roman emperess dinarius like Faustina:...
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