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  1. #16

    Apr 2016
    South Western PA
    ACE 250 with DD coil
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    Not my oldest or most valuable, just 4 silvers that cleaned up real nice and are my favorites this year.Click image for larger version. 

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  2. #17
    us
    Jul 2010
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Fisher F75, Garrett AT Gold, XP Deus, Fisher 1270
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    Banner Finds (3)
    1797 and 1803 Draped Bust dimes
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    2 Reale Cobs - Potosi, Bolivia and Lima, Peru
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    1661 Hammered Hungarian King Leopold (found with this 1708 Charles the Pretender cut 2 reale)
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    Honorable mention Spanish Pillar style 8 reale cut in half (center of pic)
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    Last edited by Steve in PA; Nov 08, 2017 at 05:51 PM.
    Spanish Silver Totals
    Cut Pieces = 18
    Half Reals = 29
    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

  3. #18

    Apr 2016
    South Western PA
    ACE 250 with DD coil
    1,490
    3923 times
    Metal Detecting
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve in PA View Post
    1797 and 1803 Draped Bust dimes
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    2 Reale Cobs - Potosi, Bolivia and Lima, Peru
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    1661 Hammered Hungarian King Leopold (found with this 1708 Charles the Pretender cut 2 reale)
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    Honorable mention Spanish Pillar style 8 reale cut in half (center of pic)
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    Steve, man, top 4 only... but an absolutely amazing display of silvers...

  4. #19
    us
    Jul 2010
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Fisher F75, Garrett AT Gold, XP Deus, Fisher 1270
    6,216
    4671 times
    Banner Finds (3)
    Quote Originally Posted by pa-dirt_nc-sand View Post
    Steve, man, top 4 only... but an absolutely amazing display of silvers...
    I know right? But once I get started...........
    Spanish Silver Totals
    Cut Pieces = 18
    Half Reals = 29
    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

  5. #20

    Sep 2013
    42
    75 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    bit
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    1760 or 1769 can read the first 3 digit with magnifying glass only
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    1835 quarter
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    and yes I know my camera sucks

  6. #21
    us
    Apr 2014
    White's MXT Pro / Garrett AT Gold
    244
    515 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Great post! My Top Four silver finds as of this date are the following:

    #1 - 1652 Pine Tree Shilling (Noe 16)
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    #2 - Solid Silver Colonial Knee Buckle
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    #3 - 1856-O Half Dime
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    #4 Sterling cuff-link with Fleur de lis
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    White's MXT Pro / Garrett AT Gold

  7. #22
    us
    Oct 2013
    Topsham, Maine
    Teknetics T2 SE w/15' SEF Coil/ Minelab GPX 4500/2 Garrett Pro Pointers/3 Sets Killer B Headphones/ Koss Headphones/ Detekniy Wireless headphone Adapter
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    7629 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (2)
    Quote Originally Posted by Donnie B from VA View Post
    Great post! My Top Four silver finds as of this date are the following:

    #1 - 1652 Pine Tree Shilling (Noe 16)
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    #2 - Solid Silver Colonial Knee Buckle
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    #3 - 1856-O Half Dime
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    #4 Sterling cuff-link with Fleur de lis
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    That silver buckle makes me very very jealous. I've found well over 20 shoe buckles and never sniffed a fragment of a silver one. That knee buckle is amazing
    Davers and Loco-Digger like this.
    "Life which is lived without zest and adventure-is not life at all."
    -F.A. Mitchell-Hedges, British Explorer
    2017 BEST FINDS
    -1723 KG1
    -Colonial Cufflinks
    Oldest Coin To Date: 1652 Pine Tree Shilling NOE 29
    Colonial Silver To Date: 11
    Hammered Coins To Date: 1664 Potosi Mint COB
    1653 Copper Cob

  8. #23
    us
    Apr 2014
    White's MXT Pro / Garrett AT Gold
    244
    515 times
    Relic Hunting
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ahab8 View Post
    That silver buckle makes me very very jealous. I've found well over 20 shoe buckles and never sniffed a fragment of a silver one. That knee buckle is amazing
    It was my very first one. Talk about getting hooked on colonial relics!
    Davers and Loco-Digger like this.
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  9. #24
    Charter Member
    us
    Coin Rescue Tech

    Jun 2014
    Northern O-H-I-O
    F75 LTD, 1280X Aquanaut, & an F2 (loaner)
    11,162
    16001 times
    Metal Detecting
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    Camera is fine, just your lighting that's off, Congrats on those beauties.
    Rescuing Coins 1 Beep at a time

  10. #25
    us
    May 2011
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    Great thread...but this is hard.
    My best four...

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    And some runner ups.

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    "Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity."

    Currently hunting with an F70, a Mojave and a borrowed Red Racer.

  11. #26
    us
    Feb 2014
    Lowcountry, South Carolina
    CTX-3030, Equinox 800, Deus XP, Garrett Pro Pointer
    3,081
    3924 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (3)
    This is an epic thread Abe... Let me get the camera out
    Loco-Digger likes this.
    2018 Best Coins

    -1721 Rosa Americana
    -1727-1760 KGII
    -1781 1 Real
    -1783 Nova Constellatio
    -1786 1/2 Real
    -1797 1 Real
    -1805, 1816 Large Cent
    -1859, 1888 IHP
    -1867 Shield Nickle

    Oldest Coin To Date: 1607 Philip III 1/2 Real Cob

    2018 Best Relics

    -82nd Regiment of Foot
    -1812 Rifleman Regiment
    -1819 Navy officer button
    -1820 Patriotic cockade button
    -1660-1720 buckle
    -1500-1650 strap buckle pair
    -Pewter pipe fragment
    -SC militia button
    -General service eagles

  12. #27
    us
    Feb 2014
    Lowcountry, South Carolina
    CTX-3030, Equinox 800, Deus XP, Garrett Pro Pointer
    3,081
    3924 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (3)
    Here's my top 4 silver finds

    1) 18th century Luckenbooth brooch

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    2) Colonial jesuit ring

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    3) 2 Reale Cob

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    4) Coin silver blood letter

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    ...runner up... my first 2 milled Spanish

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    2018 Best Coins

    -1721 Rosa Americana
    -1727-1760 KGII
    -1781 1 Real
    -1783 Nova Constellatio
    -1786 1/2 Real
    -1797 1 Real
    -1805, 1816 Large Cent
    -1859, 1888 IHP
    -1867 Shield Nickle

    Oldest Coin To Date: 1607 Philip III 1/2 Real Cob

    2018 Best Relics

    -82nd Regiment of Foot
    -1812 Rifleman Regiment
    -1819 Navy officer button
    -1820 Patriotic cockade button
    -1660-1720 buckle
    -1500-1650 strap buckle pair
    -Pewter pipe fragment
    -SC militia button
    -General service eagles

  13. #28
    us
    Jul 2017
    Turners Falls Ma
    Whites treasure pro
    139
    473 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
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  14. #29
    us
    Apr 2014
    White's MXT Pro / Garrett AT Gold
    244
    515 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Quote Originally Posted by VMI Digger View Post
    Here's my top 4 silver finds

    1) 18th century Luckenbooth brooch

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    2) Colonial jesuit ring

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    3) 2 Reale Cob

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    4) Coin silver blood letter

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    ...runner up... my first 2 milled Spanish

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    Oh my gosh! Your top four are ALL Finds of a Lifetime!
    Loco-Digger and VMI Digger like this.
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  15. #30
    us
    Dec 2006
    Colonial Virginia
    XP Deus Teknetics T2
    2,252
    1314 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (2)
    Great thread! All of the finds are spectacular and very inspiring.

 

 
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