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Posted : Saturday, 16 July 2016 11:11:45 PM(UTC)

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There are some new ones that plug into a smartphone, and some that look like scales with a pen that is touched to the ring (or other item).

If one person in a group got one, they could charge others (a $1 or something to cover their costs), to get a definitive Karat reading.
Treasure/coins: $1
Other artifacts: 1888 button
Lead: 914g
Copper: 46