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  1. #1

    Mar 2008
    salisbury, md
    Fisher 1270
    956
    146 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    2008 finds!!

    Hi everyone, o8 has been a good year for me I didn't get all my goals completed but came close I found my first large cent which was one of my goals but didn't find a civil war bullet. One of my other goals was to find 50 buttons but I only got 47.
    Here's my favorite button a Virginia state seal.
    Here's my coin finds for the year.
    and here's some more buttons and my first half cent.
    Hope everybody has a great new year cant wait to see everybodys finds next year.HH!

  2. #2
    Charter Member
    CANE FIELD BANDITS and IRON BRIGADE MEMBER

    Jun 2006
    Moonlight and Magnolias
    Fisher F75, Fisher 1266-X and Tesoro Silver ÁMax
    15,055
    2196 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (4)
    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    Looks like a Good Year to me! I'd take a VA state seal over a bullet Anyday!

    Growing up in VA, you'd think I'd have found one--but I've never found even one good Confederate button...only Eagles, Eagles, GStaffs, and more Eagles...

    Took my buddies back there and one of 'em dug a VA state seal this spring. I'm Confederate Button Cursed. Been 16 years.

    So with just the VA button and the nice old coins, that is a GREAT year.


    Best Wishes,



    Buckles
    2014 CaneField Bandits Totals:
    1792 French 2 Sol Copper
    1813 Half Stiver King George III
    181? Cut Quarter of an 8 Reales
    1826 Two Reales
    1827 Peruvian Republic 1 Real
    1815 Ferdinand 1 Real
    1829 Cap and Rays 1 Real
    1811, 1814, and one Dateless Half Real
    1872 Seated Half Dollar
    1876-S Seated Quarter
    Six Seated Half Dimes: Two 1840-O Half Dimes, 1842-O, 1848-O, 1857 and one dateless half dime
    Six Seated Dimes: 1876-CC, Two 1876-S, Two 1887 and an 1888
    U.S.S. New Orleans Silver Pendant (1890s)
    Large New Orleans Hallmarked Silver Spoon and a monogrammed antebellum coin silver spoon
    185? Large Cent
    c.1830-40s Belgian .50 cal brass pistol barrel and frame
    Confederate Pelican Civil War Button
    1840s Convex Eagle Militia Button
    CW Eagle "I" Button
    1lb. Grape Shot
    CW Era "snake" Sword Hanger
    Blacksmith-Forged Picket Pin
    1941 Walking Liberty Half Dollar
    1896 Barber Quarter
    1943, 1954, and 1963-D Quarters
    1894-O and 1902-O Barber Dimes
    1945 and 1945-S Mercury Dimes
    1864-L Indian Head Cent
    186?, 1866, and a Dateless Shield Nickel
    Assorted Civil War Bullets and Musketballs
    Plantation Tokens
    Indian Head Cents, Wheats, Buffaloes, and GawGag
    OUR 2013 YEAR-END POST: http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/to...-end-post.html
    OUR 2012 YEAR END POST:
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/20...ml#post3120940

    Any relics, coins, or other items appearing in my finds signatures were found on PRIVATE PROPERTY with total consent and permission from the owners of said property.

  3. #3

    May 2008
    Linden, VA
    Minelab GPX5000, Whites MXT, Garrett AT PRO
    892
    21 times
    Relic Hunting

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    Nice finds and love the VA button! I would give up 50 bullets for 1 VA button you done good! The bullets will come just keep it up!!!!

    Hutch

  4. #4
    seger98

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    An awesome year for sure...... I know how you feel about missing your goal, I missed my goal this year on silver coins!

  5. #5
    us
    Sep 2005
    Knox, Indiana
    Whites DFX & Beach Hunter ID
    5,569
    98 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    sweet finds, like those buttons

    HH
    -GC

  6. #6
    us
    CS IS NEXT

    Nov 2005
    MARYLAND
    Garrett Infinium LS,White's MXT's and Surf II Lot's-O-Coil's
    8,571
    33 times
    Relic Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    It'll probably take yo 2 1/2 hr.'s to get up from Salisbury Collector1.....but if you hurry I'm sure we can get that CW Bullet in before the year's out Great find's......Va. Button must've been an awesome dig.Goal for 09' is a CS Plate,and I'm working on it,just need some permission.....gotta be there.Sweet Dig's for 08' ,Happy Holiday's and a Prosperous New Year!!! Grat Stuff!!!!!

  7. #7
    us
    DFCA

    Dec 2006
    Kansas
    Minelab E-trac
    5,903
    20 times
    Banner Finds (1)

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    ONLY 47 buttons, you were born under a lucky star. Maybe I'll find my first button next year

  8. #8

    Mar 2008
    salisbury, md
    Fisher 1270
    956
    146 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    Hey civilman1 I would be there in a hour but the wife keeps my gas money and shes still mad about me driving five and a half hours to finds the VA button but it was worth it. Cant wait to see your cs buckle on the banner next year! Ill get me a bullet soon but if not I might have to get your help . I did find two musket balls at a confederate camp on the easternshore of VA. so I guess that will have to do to next year.

  9. #9
    us
    Nov 2005
    Ohio
    2,749
    18 times
    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    Wow, so many buttons, I have a few 3 ringers I'll trade you. LOL I hunted in Va. this year and hunted one whole day, and never found a button, but the next day I did find 5 button's one of them being a Eagle and one was a West Point button.

    All I can say is You Did Good, what a year. Congrats on all your finds!

    HH,Ringfinder
    Minelab GPX 4500, Nautilus IIB, ACE 250, Tesoro Tiger Shark, Depth Pro, Fisher 1235, Fisher F-75, Minelab Explorer II, X-terra 70

  10. #10
    us
    Jan 2008
    Plainville,Ga
    Fisher 1266x and White's MXT 300
    684
    1 times

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    Great finds, keep it up in 09.
    "Whiskey - I like it, I always did, and that is the reason I never use it".   Robert E. Lee

  11. #11
    us
    Apr 2007
    Mine lab se pro/ Teknetics 7500 / teknetics 8000 / fisher m-scope (aquanut) 1280x/2ea compass relic magnum 6 /compass yukon 77b (professional) /compass yukon 71b
    2,002
    160 times

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    Nice old coins! HH

  12. #12
    Charter Member
    us
    Jan 2006
    SE Louisiana
    Garrett AT Pro & Ace 250
    19,779
    1366 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    Excellent finds , hope you succeed your goal in '09. Good luck and happy hunting.

    RR





  13. #13
    us
    Oct 2007
    Southern Illinois
    e-track- Explorer SE explorer 2 -
    1,384

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    WTG and good luck in 2009 !!!

  14. #14
    us
    Sep 2007
    Ring Of Fire
    10,306
    3 times
    Metal Detecting

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    I never set goals, What ever I find, I find. Looks like you did well though

  15. #15
    ca
    Aug 2007
    Lower Mainland Vancouver,BC
    To many to say
    321

    Re: 2008 finds!!

    Awesome buttons. Dan
    HH

 

 
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