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Old 06-06-2011, 08:51 PM
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I spent 2 1/2 hours working a 4X4 foot area where I have been sifting the sand and finding all these brass shell casings. Persistance paid off and I got my first gold from this spot in the lake. Can anyone tell me what "letter" is on the face of the ring? I was in waist deep water and just dug one target after another in this small area. I got 49 shells and two more of those brass straight pins, can't believe the size of them, I stuck them through my hat to get them home.
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Old 06-06-2011, 08:57 PM
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Nice ring!! Looks like maybe an "M" HH

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Old 06-06-2011, 09:01 PM
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Nice ring!! Looks like maybe an "M" HH
Nice Ring! +1 on M

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Old 06-06-2011, 09:06 PM
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Looks like an M to me as well. Great finds.
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Old 06-06-2011, 09:13 PM
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Very nice old gold ring, I think it's an M as well. Way to go!

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Old 06-06-2011, 09:25 PM
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Nice ring Jim Bob, your persistence paid off!! Must be a "M", as that is the general consensus!

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Old 06-06-2011, 09:26 PM
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Really nice ring!
Persistence pays off.
Looks like a "M" or a "W" to me.

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Nice ring Jim... signet rings are one of my favorite rings to find..

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Sweet ring! I'm going to say W, you're holding it upside down

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Old 06-06-2011, 10:47 PM
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NICE! That area should keep you busy most of the season. Amazing how much stuff you pulled out of such a small area.

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Nice ring !!! yup looks like an 'M'
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Old 06-06-2011, 11:56 PM
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Old English "W"
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Awesome find on the ring and wow thats alot of cassings. The leter is a "M" in old english and it will alway look different depending on how you write it. But you can tell by how the wavy part starts out and how its finished. It will terminate at a 45deg from the right. Like this[IMG][/IMG]

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Old 06-07-2011, 07:44 AM
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Thanks for all the replies and I think I will go with the "M" on the letter. I never did lke old English, too hard to read.

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Great ring !! id say W
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I say its W because look at the first line in the pic it looks like a backwords F just like the W on the old english letters...

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Nice ring, congrats!

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Very nice Jim, Keep it coming!

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WOW! Nice find. I think the best match should be W.

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nice gold ring,

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