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Wondering if someone can help ID the two bullets I dug today? They were about 3 feet from each other and fairly deep...7-8".  They measure .510" in diameter. One weighs 433 grains, the other 435 grains. Would they possibly be .50-70 Government? Thanks in advance for any guidance...Jeff



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Have a lot of those out here in the NE, came out after the musket ball so mid 1800's? Up here they were used by hunters so there is tons in the old woods. Wash your hands good after handling them when they are white, that would be lead oxide which is poisonous.

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