Thread: 56 silver dime made into a ring
05-12-2011, 07:00 PM #1
56 silver dime made into a ring
Yesterday Kim and I hit a small park near the ocean, it was loaded with targets, Kim found a nice 26 Merc along with a cool old toy jeep, I was able to pull in a silver ring made out of a 56 Rosie, we hunted this site for 2 hours and pulled in 90 quarters between the two of us. The day before we hit an old school site that was torn down in the early 1900's, I found what I believe is a cuff link with an eagle and stars on it, I tested the gold color plating and it tested positive for at least 18K, I'm not sure exactly what it is, the token was found two days ago at a soccer field.
Even thou its a ring it still VDI'ed at 77
In side of ring
Any ideas on this one?
back portion unscrewed
Not sure on this one either.
Happiness is gold or silver in the plug
05-12-2011, 07:03 PM #2
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Hopefully You got some 18k There.... Good Luck
05-12-2011, 07:07 PM #3
Cool Finds!!! WTG$ - 0
H - 0
Q - 0
D - 0
N - 0
P - 0
Wheats - 0
Rings - 1
Gold - 0
Silver - 1
Pull tabs - 23
05-12-2011, 07:12 PM #4
05-12-2011, 07:14 PM #5
Cool finds. That ring is cool.For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. Matthew 6:21
05-12-2011, 07:31 PM #6
Great hunt and finds congrats on the SILVER ring homemade from a rosie!!
05-12-2011, 08:41 PM #7
When you said your dime ring was 1976, I was doubtful. It looked like all silver to me. Had it been a '76, you would have seen some of the base metal. It sure cleaned up nice. Very cool!!! How the heck do you suppose they made that ring? Its outer surface is concave and still maintains the lettering. The edges still have the ridges. How can that be done? The cuff link is also very cool. It looks military. Good finds, buddy.
Last edited by Kimster; 05-12-2011 at 08:43 PM.
05-12-2011, 08:56 PM #8
Great find !Always looking for that next silver ring
05-12-2011, 09:27 PM #9
congrats on the silver, I want to find one of those rings...........
05-12-2011, 09:38 PM #10
thought you would have started out with.......old silver holed coin found there was a post somewhere on how to make those coins here on the forum but I just cant find it, any ways nice hit on the silver brah, not your everyday ring find
Last edited by DaleGM; 05-12-2011 at 10:03 PM.Sacramento, CA
05-13-2011, 04:03 AM #11
SWEET finds nice ringlive it, love it, thank it, dig it, low and slow is the way to go
05-13-2011, 05:10 AM #12
Cool looking silver ring Buddy. Is there a mint mark on it
05-13-2011, 05:14 AM #13
05-13-2011, 05:24 AM #14
congrats opn the silver cool ring thats the year i was born silverman 56
05-13-2011, 05:25 AM #15
Neat finds !! I've only dug one of those "coin rings" ....If there's anything I hate worse than diggin' pulltabs, its missin' a gold ring.
05-13-2011, 11:54 AM #16
Really cool find on the ring made out of a dime.Proverbs 3:5-6
05-13-2011, 01:10 PM #17
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Great find on the dime ring Steve. I would love to find one of thoseI can only please one person per day. Today is not your day,,,, tomorrow is not looking good either.
05-13-2011, 02:52 PM #18
i'm with kimster, that is one odd ring, the way they left the edge with the rim and the print on the inside and out, cool find no doubt, congratsIf the bass ain't biting, I'm scratchin for silver
05-13-2011, 02:57 PM #19
That ring out of a coin is pretty neat. Makes me wonder how they did that so nice.To me... It's not all about the value of the targets. It's the history behind it.
05-13-2011, 03:46 PM #20
Last edited by Kimster; 05-13-2011 at 03:50 PM.
05-13-2011, 04:02 PM #21
Since the silver is malleable enough to flatten with a hammer or spoon, instead of peening the edge flat, why couldnt you just drill the hole through the coin, size it on a ring sizer by enlargening the hole with a half-round file, then leave the ring on the ring sizer and tap the edges lightly with a small mallet until the edges fold over and lay flat against the sizer? That way the lettering would be left intact and not obliterated by peening the edge flat all the way around the coin.
05-13-2011, 04:52 PM #22
Neat finds Steve, I have to agree with Kim as all the coin rings I have saw, don't even come close to looking like yours. The maker must use some type of press to mold it.Ineptocracy [in-ep-toc'-ra-cy] - a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers. There are three classes of people: those who see...those who see when shown...and those who do not see. - Leonardo da Vinci
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05-13-2011, 07:18 PM #23
Congrats on a very nice find! never seen anything like it.
05-14-2011, 02:48 AM #24
05-14-2011, 09:58 AM #25
that coin ring is waaaaayyy cool!!my avitar should have been the design for the Oklahoma state quarter
05-14-2011, 10:25 AM #26
I've never seen anything like that ring. Very nice find.
05-14-2011, 12:08 PM #27
05-14-2011, 02:15 PM #28
Great ring...button is Navy but have never seen one with a screw back.I believe in the constitutional right to arm bears.
05-14-2011, 08:04 PM #29
A very cool Coin Ring Steve !! keep that beauty !!!Take Me Home Country Roads
05-14-2011, 08:51 PM #30
05-15-2011, 12:56 PM #31
Great finds especially the ring!
05-15-2011, 01:13 PM #32
05-15-2011, 06:14 PM #33
Very nice finds Steve ... Yep, I really like that coin ring also ... Congrats ... I have never seen one like that either ..... Very interesting ...V3i - MXT Pro - IDX Pro - 2016
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