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    Silver ring day

    Today was a good day. Went to an old football field from the 1930s, hoping to find a silver coin or two. I ended up with a pocket full of clad, on wheaties which I dont know what date yet, what looks to be the casing from an old pocket watch (best guess anyway), and this, the last signal of the day, i was walking over to my father in law with my coil parallel to the ground, like I always do until I leave the field, and I got a hit about 5 inches down, showing a 12 46 on the target I'd for the etrac. Thinking it was another clad quarter, or suspecting anyway, I got surprised with this. I hope everybody had a good day today. Its raining hard now so I dont know if I will get to go tomorrow. I will have to check the forecast. There is some silver at that field, I just got to get my coil over it.

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    Nice Find! The second item resembles a women's makeup compact of yesteryear, similar to several I have found.

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    Thanks. I thought it might be. Did you tumble yours to get the green patina off? Thinking about tumbling it...
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    Nice finds. Congratulations
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    On various machines silver sits right next to or overlaps quarters and what a surprise and find!
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    Went back yesterday to the same spot. We hunted a few hours, my father in law dug a silver band ring, and I found another wheat so crusted you cant get a date off of it, and this what I think is a french 50 centimes from 1916. It has been drilled to be a charm of sorts. I thought it was a us silver dime at first, then I saw the too of the image on the front of the coin as the dirt hid the rest of it. At first glance it looked like a seated, but I am very happy. The first centime I have dug, not the first French coin though.
    That football field will continue to give up goodies for awhile. It appears that if it was hunted, it wasnt hunted with a real good machine. We have walked only 3 lines from end to end, and have 3 silvers, a couple of wheats and a bunch of clad off of it so far. We are going to grid it and see what we can get from it.Click image for larger version. 

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    Quote Originally Posted by marjam View Post
    Today was a good day. Went to an old football field from the 1930s, hoping to find a silver coin or two. I ended up with a pocket full of clad, on wheaties which I dont know what date yet, what looks to be the casing from an old pocket watch (best guess anyway), and this, the last signal of the day, i was walking over to my father in law with my coil parallel to the ground, like I always do until I leave the field, and I got a hit about 5 inches down, showing a 12 46 on the target I'd for the etrac. Thinking it was another clad quarter, or suspecting anyway, I got surprised with this. I hope everybody had a good day today. Its raining hard now so I dont know if I will get to go tomorrow. I will have to check the forecast. There is some silver at that field, I just got to get my coil over it.

    Happy hunting...Click image for larger version. 

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    Nice ring!
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    That's a great way to start 2020 keep rippin those are some nice rings and finds. Tommy
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    Thanks. I will be heading back out there if the weather cooperates this weekend.

    I Hope everyone gets to get out and do some detecting.
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    Very nice!! Congrats

 

 

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