Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Member
Discoveries
 
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 78
Like Tree2Likes

Thread: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth! New High Res. Pics!

« Prev Thread | Next Thread »
  1. #1

    BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth! New High Res. Pics!

    I was able to get out for an hour this afternoon to try my field one last time before the frost really set in. The ground was frozen to about 5 inches but it was manageable. First signal was a little choppy but was good enough to dig. This is something I've been hoping to find for 7 years. It's a Spanish cob!! I think it's a 1 reale from 1674...which would make it my new oldest silver! Condition is amazing but unfortunately my camera is still not downloading to my laptop so I had to use my BlackBerry. I'm absolutely gob smacked with this find!

    I was finally able to download the pics from my camera. Thanks.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG00291-20120128-1427.jpg 
Views:	3419 
Size:	114.3 KB 
ID:	602662   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG00292-20120128-1427.jpg 
Views:	3408 
Size:	96.1 KB 
ID:	602663   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	1.jpg 
Views:	1627 
Size:	43.0 KB 
ID:	603980   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2.jpg 
Views:	1657 
Size:	52.1 KB 
ID:	603981  
    dfx-kevin and CRUSADER like this.
    If the elevator tries to bring you down, go crazy, punch a higher floor!

  2. #2
    us
    Nov 2008
    Toll Free ~ 855~966~3563
    12,715
    76 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Honorable Mentions (2)

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Wooohoooo! Congrats on the silver man. That is a real nice save.

  3. #3

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!



    Good one to cross off the list! And I knew it was only a matter of time, because if they are here, there's lots of them there!

  4. #4

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Good 1!!!
    1783 CFT. KG III 1/2 Penny (25-83A)-1 of 3 known *Sold $3,750, Vermont Landscape Coppers Ryder 6 *Sold $760, Ryder7 (Avatar)** Sold $1,275*,1st Batt Royal Artillery Cartridge Box Sling Belt Tip* SOLD $1,583*,(3)- GW Inaugural Buttons-2-Cobb# 17-J.* Sold both--$405 and $400. *GW Button Cobb 17-I-*Sold $316- New Jersey Copper M14-J Sold $125- Continental Army Button *Sold $800.....To be continued

  5. #5

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    TOO BUSY TO DETECT, YOU'RE TOO BUSY!!!

    'No good comes from thinking about how much time we waste detecting, as wasted time is good soul time' - me 25/06/08
    How do you find Gold coins? Reply: 'By finding lots of Silver ones..'
    A real man thinks about detecting every 6 seconds.
    'They look over their shoulder, I look to the ground.' 30/09/12
    We can not understand ourselves unless we understand our HISTORY.
    PMA:Positive MetalDetecting Attitude.

  6. #6

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Super Congrats on finding the Pillars and Waves Cob!!!!! They to me are one pretty coin, still awaiting my first cob.

    Don
    "The mantra has always been don't clean a (copper) coin or it will lose value.
    For undug coins this is true. For dug coins this is untrue.
    The value will increase with judicious cleaning."

  7. #7

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Iron Patch


    Good one to cross off the list! And I knew it was only a matter of time, because if they are here, there's lots of them there!
    Every year I've been detecting I've found Spanish silver...except last year...this makes up for that!
    If the elevator tries to bring you down, go crazy, punch a higher floor!

  8. #8
    us
    what hath god wrought

    Feb 2009
    Gateway to the 1000 Islands
    Sometime(s)
    4,138
    714 times
    tectin crap

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Awesome score right there, maybe more in there....
    Federal Bureau of Governmental Redundancy Reduction Agency

  9. #9
    ca
    Detect everyday like it's your last day!

    Apr 2010
    Ontario Canada
    Garrett At Pro, Lesche - Piranha 35 Shovel, Garrett Pro-Pointer
    4,593
    826 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Congrats on the 1674 Cob romeo-1!
    Where there's one there's probably more!

    Good for you to brave the frost and the cold!
    Dave
    My passion is for hunting relic sites, as I feel the imprint of past lives often lingers there!
    Detectorists finds, are the background noise of antiquity!
    Don't question it ... just dig it!

  10. #10

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    GORGEOUS! congrats dude! still on my want list too
    2014 large coppers 63 * 1 GW button
    2013 large coppers 57 1/4 * silvers-9* IH's-36 -1 gold ring 6 GW's
    2012 large coppers 92 * SILVERS 33 * IH'S 28 1 GW button
    2011 large coppers 80 3/4*SILVERS 49* IH'S 73 2 GW's
    2010 large coppers 34 1 GW button
    WHITE'S MACHINES- XLT,MXT-All Pro, SILVER EAGLE, EAGLE SPECTRUM & BEACH HUNTER ID-300.white's TRX pin pointer

  11. #11

    Oct 2009
    Digging Relics
    Minelab Explorer XS and SE
    1,456
    223 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Well it's official...I'm jealous over that one! Glad someone around here is digging.... congrats bud!

  12. #12
    us
    Aug 2008
    Southeast Iowa
    DFX! E-Trac
    1,023
    205 times
    Banner Finds (1)

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Congratulation's!! Nice cob!!!

  13. #13

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Thanks for all the comments...I'm really sorry for the crappy pics...I'll be able to get up some good high resolution pictures on Monday when I get to the office and can download my pics.
    If the elevator tries to bring you down, go crazy, punch a higher floor!

  14. #14
    Charter Member
    us
    Oct 2008
    SE Virginia
    F75, MXT, CZ-21
    2,498
    2340 times
    Colonial relic hunting and pit digging
    Banner Finds (3)

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Outstanding find!! Nothing better than early spanish silver. Looking forward to the hi-res close-ups.

  15. #15

    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Quote Originally Posted by romeo-1
    Thanks for all the comments...I'm really sorry for the crappy pics...I'll be able to get up some good high resolution pictures on Monday when I get to the office and can download my pics.

    No worries, I'm quite content with bad pics.

 

 
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 ... LastLast

Home | Forum | Active Topics | What's New

Sponsors

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Search tags for this page

copper cob values
,

frozen earth

,
one real cob spanish coin
,
potosi 1 real 1674
,
potosi 1 real cob
,

spanish cob

,

spanish cob coin values

,
spanish cob copper 8 ma
,
spanish cob pictures
,
spanish cobb
Click on a term to search for related topics.
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.1.3