Post By Bill D. (VA)
Jul 27, 2012, 04:47 PM
Here's some of my pre-1800 silver
The first pic was taken a little over 2 years ago right after I dug my 100th colonial silver coin. Since then I've added another 20-25 more, but they've been somewhat separated into different displays so its difficult to get a group shot now. The 2nd pic shows my 1500s hammered coins which all came from that one site, as many of you know, and the earliest of those is 1563. I enjoyed looking at everyone's coins, and hope more folks will post theirs up. HH ..... Bill
Jul 27, 2012 04:47 PM
Jul 27, 2012, 04:48 PM
Whoops - meant to post this under the thread below. Sorry 'bout that!
Jul 29, 2012, 01:51 PM
Hey Bill D.You have some great finds there Sir.I noticed alot of cut coins do any of them match and are all spanish ?Tell us more about the site ,any history that you can share?Tks for sharing pictures.
Last edited by capsmith; Jul 29, 2012 at 01:53 PM.
Jul 29, 2012, 08:17 PM
Jul 29, 2012, 09:57 PM
Thanks for the reply.I have found about 20 spanish coins and cut coins.Minted in Mexico.
Jul 29, 2012, 10:09 PM
Way cool Bill Some great finds there, I mean ALL great finds there
Aug 04, 2012, 11:10 PM
It looks like you have some great older sites, thanks for sharing. HH
Aug 05, 2012, 10:29 AM
You aren't bill dennison are you? Crazy stuff either way, i can't find crap anywhere in SE VA...
Aug 07, 2012, 12:37 PM
Bill, you are the King of Colonial silver!!
I am only about 75 pieces behind you and getting further behind every year!
Aug 08, 2012, 04:34 PM
Nope - I'm not that Bill D. You must not be looking in the right places as there's no better spot to relic hunt than SE VA, especially for colonial artifacts. Start getting into the research aspect of things and you'll do just fine. Good luck!
Originally Posted by GTK96
Aug 08, 2012, 04:45 PM
Thanks, its kinda weird being 15 and looking for stuff but i guess there are worse things i could be doing...just wish i could find a coin once in a while...
Aug 08, 2012, 05:16 PM
Thats the most unbelieveable silver collection I've ever seen.
Aug 08, 2012, 06:56 PM
Very awesome Bill! I remember when you found your 100th!! Keep up the hunt and showing us your great recoveries, especially the Spanish silver!!! Though I don't live out East, I have you matched in the older type silver coin count (from what is available per time period this area was settled), but mine are of the Seated Liberty type!!!!
Congrats again Bill on a remarkable and very awesome achievement! Looking for more "eye candy" posted from you in the future!!
Aug 10, 2012, 07:00 PM
Wow! Lovely selection of Hammered and Silver coins there mate.
Aug 19, 2012, 08:55 AM
Thank you Ironman for the kind remarks. Please know that I've been following your exploits for some time as well. You definitely have an awesome collection of SL silver. I've actually found very few of those myself (maybe 20-25). I'm also in awe of your gold coins. I've dug two $1 gold coins from the 1840s/50s in CW camps here, but would love to dig one of the larger denominations like yours. But colonial gold would be the holy grail for me. Thanks again, and good luck to you ..... Bill
Originally Posted by Ironman!
Aug 25, 2012, 12:03 AM
Proud member of the Wolfpack!!!
Man, I only dream of finding those kind of coins!!!! What a very impressive collection of finds!!!! Very neat!!!! Thanks for sharing!!! Tim
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