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  1. #1

    Mar 2008
    upstate ny
    se pro
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    50 Copper Year

    Had my best year for coppers ever in 2011, mostly because of the discovery of a virgin mill site
    late in the year that produced 33 coppers for my hunting buddy and me over a four day period.
    In past years I've found spanish silver for every 7 or 8 coppers, but this year I only found one
    half reale, which I gave to the kids that lived in the home where the silver was found.
    Highlights of the year were finding a nice Vermontensium landscape state copper, a decent NJ
    copper, several Connecticut coppers, and a Woods Hibernia in good shape.
    In 2012 I'd be happy to have my copper count come down a bit if I could manage to find some
    Revolutionary War bits and pieces, and an early American silver.
    Hope you all find what your'e looking for in 2012!

    Dwayne
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    dirty pennies...

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    us
    presidential campaign items, 1860 JOHN BELL-EDWARD EVERETT tin type pic token, 1888 Benjamin Harrison pin. 1876 CENTENNIAL REVOLUTIONARY WAR MEDAL WITH BARON VON STEUBEN AND GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON. CW RELICS 1864 Union store card,3 I,1 R, eagle buttons

    Dec 2008
    ILL
    Minelab Safari, Garrett pro pointer, bounty hunter 202 with a 10in magnum coil, Automax pinpointer,
    4,319
    201 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: 50 Copper Year

    beat my 4.. sweet numbers!!!! MR TUFF
    oldest dug 1784 half real, 1831 William IIII. 1844 1/6 Skilling. 1834,51,54,72,76cc,77,84-87,89,92,93o,94o,96,97-99o,1900o-11,13 Dimes. 1854,56,76s,94,99,1902,06,09d,11,15s Qtrs. 1864,65 2cent. 79,83cc Morgan. 1867,68,69,70,75,82,87,88,90,91,93,95,97,98,1900,0 2,04-09,11,12d Nickles. 1848,56,59,61,63-69,73-75,81-85-09 Cent.

  3. #3
    us
    Aug 2008
    Southern Michigan
    Minelab SE
    2,652
    618 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
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    Re: 50 Copper Year

    nice pile of oldies! congrats on a great year in coppers!.....I'm jealous of the history you have in your area...good luck in 2012!

  4. #4
    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
    2,008
    229 times

    Re: 50 Copper Year

    Great finds, wish I could be in an old area!

  5. #5
    us
    Mar 2009
    Connecticut
    Prizm III Teknetics T2
    2,030
    15 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
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    Re: 50 Copper Year

    I hear ya. I could go all year and not dig any coppers and be happy as long as I could get one early american silver or rev. war button.

    That mill site was AWESOME.

  6. #6
    us
    Jan 2008
    NorthWest Ohio
    Minelab E-Trac, Equinox 600, and Tesorso compadre
    4,948
    2314 times
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    Re: 50 Copper Year

    wow, what a killer pic! good season!

  7. #7
    us
    Jul 2010
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Fisher F75, Garrett AT Gold, XP Deus, Fisher 1270
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    Re: 50 Copper Year

    Great year Dwayne. I enjoyed your posts from the Mill site.
    Spanish Silver Totals
    Cut Pieces = 19
    Half Reals = 30
    1 Reals = 11
    2 Reales = 6
    8 Reales = 1
    2 Reale Cobs = 2
    Other Early Silver Coins
    1797 & 1803 Draped Bust Dimes
    1830 Capped Bust 5 cents
    1827 Capped Bust dime
    1661 Hammered silver King Leopold
    1697 William III 6-pence
    Rev War Buttons
    3rd Battalion PA, Hartley's Regiment, USA, (4) 18th Royal Irish, (2) Rattlesnake & Stars
    Civil War Plates
    VA Militia Cross Belt, CS Tongue, CS Wreath, VMM, US Box, Model 1851 Sword, Militia Plate w/Star

  8. #8
    us
    Jun 2007
    Whites XLT
    1,763
    72 times
    Banner Finds (1)

    Re: 50 Copper Year

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Tuff
    beat my 4.. sweet numbers!!!! MR TUFF
    Beat my 4 too dwayne, I'd love to get on a site like that.

    HB

  9. #9
    us
    Feb 2012
    CTX 3030; The only metal detector I'll ever need
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    Really nice pile of coppers Dwayne. The only coppers I find come from the beach,and there almost always junk.

 

 

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