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  1. #1
    us
    May 2007
    Elizabethtown, PA
    Whites DFX with Sun Ray DX-1 probe; Minelab E-Trac & Garrett Pro Pointer
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    Key date Wheat

    Went to an old boy scout camp base ball field two blocks from my apartment after work yesterday. Been there several times before and found Mercury dimes a Rosey two Buffalos several wheats and a silver ring. This field is full of can slaw and pull tabs but I was more interested in the iffy signals the ones I passed over all the other times I hunted there. It really paied off. Got a jumpy 12-38 to 14-41 high tone from all directions. Depth gauge only showed it to be around 5 inches. Three inches deep was a 1909 wheat penny. I looked right away for an "S" but it wasn't to be. Flipped it over but it was too dirty to see the V. D. B. After a light cleaning at home it became visible. The Mexican coin looks as though someone made it into a piece of jewelry. There was one small chain link attached to it but it got lost. I just thought it was a charm from a neckless or bracelet. That came in as a solid 12-32 on the Etrac and was only a few inches deep. Good Luck and Happy Hunting.
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  2. #2
    us
    Apr 2008
    Springfield, Oregon
    Explorer SE, Pro coil inline probe. Also the Excal II
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    Too bad you couldn't find a "S" mint mark on the 1909 VDB wheat cent...that would
    have made your day for sure. It's still a great find and something you won't forget
    anytime soon! Well done and congratulations. Gold Nuggets
    It's amazing just how much treasure people loose and we manage to find.

  3. #3
    us
    Jul 2010
    Michigan
    2 Garrett AT Pro
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    I found a 1909 V.D.B and the S was missing about a week ago, so close but yet so far, Congrats on a good find and good hunting....
    ROB

  4. #4
    us
    USMC Semper Fi

    Jan 2012
    New York/Florida
    Garrett ACE 350, Pro-pointer, Bounty Hunter Tracker II
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    A place like that field is a find in itself, happy hunting.
    Cleaning up America and getting rich, one pop-top and penny at a time.

    Coop

  5. #5
    us
    Feb 2010
    Maryland
    Garrett ATPro w/ProPointer/White's DFX 300/White's DFX/White's Eagle Spectrum/Radio Shack (Bounty Hunter)/
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    That is awesome!!!

 

 

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