ID for some of my finds

Please post any finds here that you wish help with identification.
Forum rules
IMPORTANT Before Creating an ID Request, Please Follow the H.A.M.M.Y Code Below....


H - Have at least two good sized clear photos, this is Mandatory
A - About your detecting day, type of land, depth found.
M - Measure items by doing the pics next to a scale or ruler. this is Mandatory
M - Machine used? settings? interesting to other users.
Y - You will always get a better ID if you supply more information.

*PLEASE NOTE: Use of a modern coin or written dimensions no longer qualify as a "scale". We need a properly-defined measure - metric or good old-fashioned inches will do.
Post Reply
User avatar
Muhamed Durmic
Posts: 11
Joined: Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:39 pm
Has thanked: 11 times
Been thanked: 4 times

ID for some of my finds

Post by Muhamed Durmic » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:30 pm

Hello
Im new at metal detecting so I dont know that much about what I find,i use Garret Ace 400i and i found these items on a medieval site

these 3 items i found in the same place and i think that it is bronze

and this what looks like gray pottery I found accidentally while digging a metal , could it be medieval pottery or something else ?
thank you
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.



User avatar
Allectus
Posts: 26272
Joined: Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:37 am
Location: Essexshire ;-)
Has thanked: 755 times
Been thanked: 4172 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by Allectus » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:04 pm

Get rid of that! It's corrugated asbestos/cement roof sheet. ;;z ;;z

A ;)
British by Birth - English by the Grace Of God.

User avatar
fred
Posts: 9053
Joined: Wed Dec 10, 2014 6:15 pm
Location: Kent
Has thanked: 1799 times
Been thanked: 4922 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by fred » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:15 pm

Allectus wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:04 pm
Get rid of that! It's corrugated asbestos/cement roof sheet. ;;z ;;z

A ;)
And don't chew it. :D

I suspect that the centre two bits are from a tractor, possible a battery. ::g
Last edited by fred on Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:19 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Equinox 800 x2

User avatar
alloverover
Posts: 10745
Joined: Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:49 pm
Has thanked: 525 times
Been thanked: 1059 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by alloverover » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:18 pm

Yep, don't breath in, I can see the fibers coming loose at the sides x;

User avatar
alloverover
Posts: 10745
Joined: Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:49 pm
Has thanked: 525 times
Been thanked: 1059 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by alloverover » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:19 pm

Allectus wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:04 pm
Get rid of that! It's corrugated asbestos/cement roof sheet. ;;z ;;z

A ;)

User avatar
Muhamed Durmic
Posts: 11
Joined: Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:39 pm
Has thanked: 11 times
Been thanked: 4 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by Muhamed Durmic » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:33 pm

Okay
thank you all :)

User avatar
coal digger
Posts: 3346
Joined: Sun Mar 18, 2012 9:23 pm
Location: Earth
Has thanked: 151 times
Been thanked: 275 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by coal digger » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:53 pm

When I was growing up in T North we were that poor we used asbestos as biscuits,cd ::g
Never wish this day gone, as this day can never be replaced

Ladybird66
Posts: 1402
Joined: Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:03 pm
Has thanked: 432 times
Been thanked: 974 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by Ladybird66 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:04 am

Asbestos. =. Cancer. Wrap well and get rid.

The other two bigger items look like pipe connectors. Probably off an old tractor.

User avatar
littleboot
Posts: 2712
Joined: Wed Jan 25, 2012 5:22 pm
Location: Normandy (the cider and cheese area)
Has thanked: 777 times
Been thanked: 1482 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by littleboot » Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:43 am

As a newbie you are right to ask about anything you don't recognise. The dreaded asbestos sheet being a case in point. I find lots of it on sites where old farm buildings have been as it was a popular roofing material back in the day.
It is a steep learning curve when you first start finding stuff. One day I have no doubt you will post something that you expect to be ID'd as a part of a tractor but turns out to be something very old and exciting.
In the meantime, the more time you spend browsing various online finds databases the better. It all helps you to familiarise yourself with the various artifacts and partifacts that come up.

Speaking of asbestos...does anyone else remember those mesh tripods for bunsen burners in Chemistry lessons back in the day? They had a coating of asbestos between the mesh on the top. I remember when we were bored (which was frequently with our chem teacher) we used to poke bits through the mess with our pens. :E When were not setting fire to little trails of ethanol that is.
Equinox 600, GMP, wellies.

User avatar
Muhamed Durmic
Posts: 11
Joined: Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:39 pm
Has thanked: 11 times
Been thanked: 4 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by Muhamed Durmic » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:27 pm

littleboot wrote:
Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:43 am
As a newbie you are right to ask about anything you don't recognise. The dreaded asbestos sheet being a case in point. I find lots of it on sites where old farm buildings have been as it was a popular roofing material back in the day.
It is a steep learning curve when you first start finding stuff. One day I have no doubt you will post something that you expect to be ID'd as a part of a tractor but turns out to be something very old and exciting.
In the meantime, the more time you spend browsing various online finds databases the better. It all helps you to familiarise yourself with the various artifacts and partifacts that come up.
Thank you so much :D

meadowman
Posts: 559
Joined: Mon Aug 19, 2013 6:34 pm
Has thanked: 1473 times
Been thanked: 79 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by meadowman » Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:44 pm

coal digger wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:53 pm
When I was growing up in T North we were that poor we used asbestos as biscuits,cd ::g
Biscuits? :)

lonecoiler
Posts: 338
Joined: Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:11 pm
Location: Middlesbrough
Has thanked: 99 times
Been thanked: 111 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by lonecoiler » Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:40 pm

With asbestos skips now costing around £1000.00 each many farmers just dug a large hole and buried it. Of course that would not happen now lol
Garrett Ace 250 with NEL Tornado coil.
C.Scope CS4PI

So many fields, so few permissions

Ladybird66
Posts: 1402
Joined: Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:03 pm
Has thanked: 432 times
Been thanked: 974 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by Ladybird66 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:01 pm

lonecoiler wrote:
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:40 pm
With asbestos skips now costing around £1000.00 each many farmers just dug a large hole and buried it. Of course that would not happen now lol
I can assume you’re kidding. Money is money and where it can be saved they will still do it.

Muhamed has a treat in store. Wait till you find a tip corner in a field. Lots of them around old ones, of course. I swear they buried the old tractors. Either that or they dumped them and left them to disintegrate and bury themselves.
Can’t avoid them though. Many a good find come from a tip corner. ::g

Resurgam
Posts: 1164
Joined: Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:53 pm
Location: Cheshire
Has thanked: 34 times
Been thanked: 114 times

Re: ID for some of my finds

Post by Resurgam » Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:44 pm

Welcome aboard Muhamed, plenty of advice, support, and guidance on here. Never be afraid to ask and seek advice, we all had to start somewhere and this is as good a place as any.

Nice to see new souls entering into our hobby/past time/sport but being over the golden age of three score and ten I had forgotten that there would be people around today that wouldn't recognise asbestos when they saw it. I suppose that there will be a lot of other stuff out there that some of us old fogies will recognise from memory. Providing that Alzheimer's allows us to! ;)

Chris :)
Garrett ProPointer + MineLab Safari + Quest Q40, and loads of determination.

Post Reply

Return to “Identification of Finds Forum”