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Was out for two hours today to a local football field after a rain. I have detected the field and surrounding area many, many times in the past. However, today there were many more interesting finds than normal! The only problem is, I have no idea what some of them are. The coin, which had an ID of 21, looks like it could be a colonial copper of some sort. I have circled what I think is the word "et"... assuming the meaning is "and." The brass item has glass windows, and was easy to take apart. Maybe a drip feed oiler? It was down about a foot. If you could lend your insight, that would be awesome 👍. The knife was crusty, but a bit of hitting helped break the sandy rust off. The handle appears to be plastic/ bakelite. I am along the west coast of FL around Tampa. 

Equinox, 15", park 1, 6 recovery

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Oiler seems right, maybe off a tractor?  The coin/token is likely brass or bronze with a lower copper conent than our Large Cents (pure copper) and small cents (95% copper) given its Equinox dTID of 21.  I find a lot of arcade tokens with that TID although they are smaller (just under 1 inch diameter).  I have some batting cage tokens that are just under 1.25 inch but your find appears to be even bigger than that.  Sure would be mega-cool if it were a Colonial coin, though.

Quite an eclectic mix for a sports field.

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12 hours ago, Againstmywill said:

Think I found the oiler....

Like a lot of things, old steam and diesel engine powered farm equipment has a dedicated following.  Here in the Midwest (when there isn't a pandemic in progress...) there's a show somewhere about every weekend during the 5-6 warm months.  Has that sports field you found it in been around a long time?  Or could it have been a farm prior to becoming a sports field?

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Just now, GB_Amateur said:

Has that sports field you found it in been around a long time?  Or could it have been a farm prior to becoming a sports field?

I'm quite sure it was farmland before, likely for citrus or sugar cane.

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