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Army Camp Dump Site found

Article about: Thanks again guys,just the kind of replies that give a real boost to go back! after a bit more research i found that one of those nickels is indeed a Jefferson nickel (1938–2003) dated 1940,

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    Spent my lunch break haveing a look around a Second World War Army Camp today. Look what i discovered
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    Very nice! Nice way to spend lunch!

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    Good one CB A couple of nice 50cals and some 303s. Nice bits of marked pottery as well show you're in the right spot

    Good find !

    Steve T

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    Well done mate! Look forward to seeing what you find on the next search


    John

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    Thanks guys, thought id show you the head stamps cleaned up,along with those coins.
    All finds were surface finds,so im hopeing there will be plenty more next time.
    Head stamps for the .303's were
    RL 32 Royal Laboratory, Woolwich, England
    K5 38 Kynoch (I.C.I.), Kidderminster, UK (1944)
    DAC 1940 Dominion Arsenal, Québec, Canada
    .50'S
    TW 43 Twin Cities Ordnance Plant, Minneapolis, MN
    LC 43 Lake City Ammunition Plant, Lake City, MO
    Lastly the coins are a nice 1943 two shilling coin,a 1938 three pence piece
    and a couple of 1940 five cents and i got to eat a pasty at the same time, now who says men cant multi task!
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    1940 five cents ? Very nice !


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    Indeed two U.S. Five cents dated 1940. im realy pleased as i was hopeing to find something a little more personal,and my first coin finds too.very pleased

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    CB
    Great finds for a short search, imagine what you'll turn up for a few hours!! this sites looking very good, take a spade with you next time you have lunch
    LS

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    Nice Buffalo nickels and Silver 2 shilling. Keep up the good work

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    Fantastic. Good luck with the site and as the other say "imagine what you would find with a good day of digging there"

    DM

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