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  1. #1
    us
    Sep 2005
    Issaquah, washington
    Whites DFX
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    2 times

    After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Wow, what a day. I was super busy today with school, rock climbing, helping lead middle school Bible Study, etc, so I didn't get home till a little after 6. I then asked my brother if he wanted to go on a short hunt and after a little debate he agreed to come along. There is a large neighborhood complex very nearby us that is only 30 years old at the oldest, and we were going to hit the soccer fields there. The lacrosse kids were everywhere though, and I knew of a pool and park that were built nearby about 10 years ago. We went there, and I thought we might find some silver jewelry in the lawn by the pool, because people might take it off while swimming. Well about halfway through our hour long my brother starts hooting and hollering and I come over to discover he has found a 1963 D roosevelt dime! Now I realize this is a pretty commonplace silver coin, but it is our first of the year so we were pumped. We have been on dozens of hunts to older sites and already found 43 wheat pennies this year, but we were still looking for our first silver coin. Finally in a short 1 hour hunt, at a 10 year old park we got it. Well thanks for all of you that have been following our posts and encouraging us to keep at it and find our first silver coin of the year. Happy hunting, tear it up this weekend!

    -Washingtonian
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  3. #2
    us
    Nov 2008
    Toll Free ~ 855~966~3563
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    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Wow great finds.
    And it sounds like you deserve it young man.
    My hats off to you for leading Bible study.
    Look us up if your ever this way my friend.
    You do know we hire good people like you for the summer camp here ....right?


    Mike Maggs and Sammie


  4. #3
    us
    Jan 2009
    Lake Stevens, WA
    Minelab Explorer SE
    412
    1 times

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    who cares how old it is.....it's still silver and now your only 1 ahead of me for the year lol

  5. #4
    us
    Feb 2008
    Central Texas
    Garrett Ace 250
    147
    1 times

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Congratulations on your first silver! May many come soon to follow.

  6. #5
    us
    Feb 2010
    Vancouver WA
    Chug)Whites Classic 5 ID, (Red Whites Coin master Pro) Chug and Reds New Additions Give It Up>> Garrett's AT Pro Buttercup>> Garrett's Ace 250
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    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Congrats on the first silver!!!!!!!! I saw your post today On mine and Knew that i had to respond On yours Happy hunting!!!!!!
    We live to detect, we detect to live!

    "It cant Always Be Silver Or Gold But It Is A Hell Of an Experience Pulling It Out Of the Dirt"

  7. #6
    us
    Building my empire one Shiny at a time

    Dec 2007
    Tacoma, Wa.
    Whites MXT, Garrett Pro-Pointer
    2,014
    3 times
    Metal Detecting
    Banner Finds (1)
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    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Doesn't matter where ya find it. Its shiny and its yours. lol. Congrats.

    JuJu
    Thats gonna itch when it dries.

  8. #7

    Mar 2008
    Chicago IL
    Minelab_Excal_II Minelab_Explorer_SE_Pro w/ SunRay pinpointer & Garrett_Ace250
    7,438
    59 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
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    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Awesome job!!!
    Come check out my MD'ing videos:
    http://youtube.com/user/TreasureFiend

  9. #8
    us
    oddcoins

    Jun 2006
    Eugene Oregon
    Minelab eTrac ~ DetectorPro Pocket Uniprobe
    2,214
    105 times
    Banner Finds (1)
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    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    OH YEAH! That's a good start! It might not be very old ~ but it's SILVER! SWEET SILVER!

    CONGRAT'S!!
    Got dog tags?  I'm looking for old dog tax tags and dog license tags! From any city, any county, and any state (prefer pre-1970) ~ oddcoins@msn.com

  10. #9
    us
    Feb 2010
    Montana
    Explorer SE Pro, Sunray X-1 probe Garrett AT Gold
    387
    7 times

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Congrats and good luck finding many more!!
    Montana

  11. #10
    us
    You stay classy TreasureNet

    Oct 2006
    West Haven, UT
    Minelab Explorer SE PRO
    564
    53 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Nice..

    I am glad you broke the dry spell.

    Last year I hunted a new park and when I got home there was a 1964 dime in my pouch. It must had been a surface find cause I didn't even know there was silver in my pouch.

  12. #11
    us
    Oct 2008
    Northern California
    Fisher F75 LTD, Tek Omega, Garrett AT-Pro & Minelab E-trac
    394
    5 times
    Banner Finds (1)

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Congrats

    The first one is just an ice breaker, now many more will follow

    HH,
    Brian
    [color=red] [b]
    Oldest Coin - 1841 Seated Half Dime
    Oldest Relic - Silver plated 1700's Colonial Buckle

  13. #12
    us
    Dec 2008
    South Korea
    Cobra II/Minelab Sovereign
    1,261
    14 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Not "fruitless," as you had found some 40+ wheatbacks......and that is not fruitless.......just "silverless."
    And now that doesn't apply, either. Keep up the good work, swinging the coil, and at your church.
    Can't find it if you're watching tv at home, your machine isn't on, and the head of your detector is pointed up!!

  14. #13
    us
    Jun 2009
    Long Island E-end
    Minelab Sov GT,Sovereign xs2-pro Fisher CZ21 Custom Skullies , Stealth 720-i
    2,805
    63 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (2)

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Congrats on your first silver dont ya like the high pitch sound the DFX makes when you hit it of course if you got tone id on HH DD60
    If Mother Earth give,s us precious metals like gold silver copper and iron why leave them in the ground to disappear forever , dig them out and save History !!

    4-12-2011 Retired from the Rat Race by Choice

  15. #14
    us
    Mar 2009
    Olympia Wa
    White's Id10t
    174
    1 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Treasure is were you find it!
    what ever your looking for, KEEP DIGGING! Dank

  16. #15
    us
    Dig 'em!

    Jul 2008
    Federal Way, WA
    V3i, DFX, Beachhunter ID
    1,167
    48 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    The real fun is in the hunt, and you guys got a bonus! Good job!

  17. #16
    us
    Oct 2007
    Northern, OH
    DFX, White PI, Bounty Hunter, Whites Surfmaster II and Excalibur II
    5,150
    52 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    That your silver when you can. You don;t find much anymore not like it was 30 yrs ago. Hope this is only a start for you and there is plenty more to come.....Matt
    CRH 2014 find
    wheaties
    War Nickels
    Buffalo
    Mercs 4
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    Silver Quarters
    Dimes
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    Nickels
    Pennies
    Wheaties
    rings

  18. #17
    us
    Apr 2006
    Bellevue, WA
    Minelab Explorer SE, Tesoro TigerShark
    5,736
    3 times

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    Nice silver!
    Anyone can make life interesting you just have to go out there and do things instead of sitting on your butt doing nothing. Second quote: Life is about trying new things not just standing around.

  19. #18
    us
    May 2009
    mIZzOuRI
    TeKnEtIcS G2-WhItEs MxT-GaRrETt PiNpoInTer-Ge aS 950 CaMerA
    609
    21 times

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    congrats to you guys Wash.
    HH!!!!!!!!!!!

  20. #19
    us
    VAN RIPER

    Dec 2005
    Port Orchard, Wa
    Whites DFX 300
    666
    8 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    cool Im pumped for ya! now im still on the Silver slump list. $20.00 in clad dug this year I should be pulling one soon!! Congratz I know the feeling!

  21. #20
    us
    Aug 2008
    White's DFX
    447
    20 times
    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Re: After dozens of fruitless hunts, a silver coin shows up in an unlikely place!

    congratulations! I know it was even more exciting finding it in the "unlikely place!" Keep leading those kids in Bible study- that is a true treasure!

 

 
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