The cover photo is a George
Washington Inaugural coat button made in 1789. Below is a 1747 Spanish
Silver Real followed by a photo containing a number of items including a
1757 King George Half Penny, 1808 Classic Head Large cent and 1813 Nova
Scotia Half Penny Trade. Most of the items are mid to late 1700's to
The last photo is also indicative of the same
era. It includes a 40 cal. dropped musket ball, brass horse/ox tack
buckle, small (Dandy) coat button, knee buckle with iron chape and
tongue, and an oxen shoe.
The 1757 King George Half Penny, 1808 Classic Head Large cent and 1813
Nova Scotia Half Penny Trade and Navigation Token were all found within
10 feet of the cellar hole. The 1747 Spanish Silver Half Real was found
75 ft directly behind the cellar hole in the field. The GW button was
found Northwest of the hole about 200 ft away. Coins are usually not
dropped the year they were minted but are considerably older than the house.