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  1. #1
    us
    Mar 2009
    New Hampshire
    Minelab E-trac
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    543 times

    TWENTY (20) Silver Coins and 58 Wheat cents today!!

    Just about to break open crisp, cold Sam Adams Octoberfest to celebrate!

    Started today with 89 silver coins for the year. The goal for
    2012 was 100, and got out to a place today where I found a few silvers before.
    Was hoping to pull a couple to get closer to the goal. Started off kind of slow
    in front of a building (had permission, of course). Got a merc in that area and
    not much else. Still got the count up to 90! Then moved to a side field that
    looked promising. Started with a couple of wheats, and then a silver Roosie came
    up! A few inches over, a merc. Not too bad! Next thing you know, more wheats,
    then some more silver dimes. Then all of a sudden the war nickels showed up...
    and kept showing up. Hit 100 with a 1944-P war nickel, and just kept on going.
    Even two in one hole.

    Earlier this year I got 55 wheat cents in one hunt
    and never thought that would be challenged again, let alone just a couple months
    later. 58 is a one day record. Before today, 10 silver coins was a one-day
    record. That just doubled! Never expected a haul like this.

    It's safe to say this section has never been hit...until today. Oh yeah, also got two buffalo
    nickels - 1913 type 2 and 1929.

    HH ALL!!
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  2. #2
    us
    Sep 2012
    Charleston, SC
    Garrett 250
    82
    12 times
    Coin Roll Hunting, Metal Detecting.
    Legendary... Doesn't make me feel better about skunking today however
    Searching South Carolina.

  3. #3
    us
    Oct 2005
    Cleveland, Ohio
    DFX
    1,116
    3 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Holy moly! I wonder what the story is behind all the war nickels! Great haul

  4. #4
    um
    Jun 2011
    Monroe County Ohio
    Etrac ~ Tesoro Vaquero ~ Pro Pointer
    206
    24 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    WOW Dude !! Whale of a hunt Congrats

  5. #5
    us
    Zodiacdiverdave

    Mar 2011
    The North Atlantic Ocean
    XP Deus, AT Pro, Sea Hunter II, JW Fisher Proton Magnatometer, Shovel, Hammer and chisel
    2,416
    1047 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Wow, now that's a good hunt. Congrats
    ZDD
    Living the dream

  6. #6
    us
    Sep 2012
    Souteast Missouri
    Whites DFX, 950 Coil, 4x6 eclipse coil, DX-1, Bullseye 2 pinpointer, Pro pointer, Lesche Sampson 31inch.
    258
    33 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Awesome

  7. #7
    us
    Aug 2012
    NJ
    Minelab CTX3030, E-TRAC, ProFind25, Garrett Pro Pointer
    266
    110 times
    Metal Detecting
    Wow!! Great Day!! That's what it's all about, never knowing just how good a day can turn out. Gotta love the e-trac!

  8. #8
    us
    Jul 2011
    761
    49 times
    Metal Detecting
    What can I say....nice!
    That's a boatload!
    CoilFisher=I fish with a coil.

    http://detectingrights.com/ Join today!

    Use a Lesche and a pinpointer and CUT the plug!
    Don't use shovels and trowels in parks to dig holes.*Preserve the hobby.*

  9. #9
    us
    Jun 2012
    Evensville, Tennessee
    Whites 5900, Fisher 1266x, Tesoro Eldorado, Tesoro Silver Sabre, Whites Eagle Spectrum, Teknetics G2, Teknetics T2, Vibra-Probe 580
    2,260
    1108 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    WOW.....again.....WOW....

  10. #10
    us
    May 2012
    PA
    Minelab Safari, Garrett ACE 250, Garrett Pro Pointer, Lesche Digger
    487
    117 times
    Metal Detecting
    Nice swingin and diggin

  11. #11
    Charter Member
    us
    Jul 2007
    Bronx, New York
    MineLab Explorer I & II, SE Pro, Fisher CZ-20, Fisher 6a, Bounty Hunter LandStar
    83
    55 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)

    Cool re: I remember those days when...

    Reminds me of the ole days at my Silverado site... at a park I still hit.

    The park was supposed to be hunted out as i was told, but that was far from true. Imagine digging silver and Wheat's every two, three, feet, and four and more in a hole. The day you had with 20 silvers has not been around where I hunt now, but I can tell you no lie that at this site, my record was 53 silvers for a day, and averaged between 15 to 43 silver a day for almost three months, and I still dig silver there whenever I drop by for a stroll to spots that I could not get to because of heavy growth, or areas that were clean of bushes and downed trees.

    From then to now, I must have dug almost at least a 1,000 silver coins of all sorts, including war nickels, not to mention Wheat's, silver rings, and relics. So, keep looking and one day, you'll find a Silverado for yourself where you'll dig silver upon silver... WTG.

    I think depending on the oldest and newest silver you dug, you'll be able to determine the time line when they were dropped. My guess a concession of some kind might have been at that spot after the war or during the war, or a bunch of kids were just doing what kids do, but do not rule out if it was near a school, kids used to bury their coins to keep from the bullies from getting to them...LOL, so many possibilities, but, the coins will tell their story... HH.

    Col.Philo

  12. #12
    us
    Feb 2012
    CTX 3030; The only metal detector I'll ever need
    1,983
    568 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    unbelieveable hunt.

  13. #13
    us
    Dec 2007
    Western, N.C.
    Bandido UMax II, Fisher CZ7, Tiger Shark, Bounty Hunter, Ace 250
    2,072
    455 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Awesome!!

  14. #14

    Apr 2003
    Alberta
    Various Minelabs(5000, 2100, X-Terra 705), Falcon MD20, and the Tesoro Sand Shark for sniping underwater on cleaned bedrock.
    3,355
    1570 times
    Metal detecting for gold and Surface Suction Sluicing, AKA Triple-S mining.
    Boo-yah! Nicely done!!

    All the best,

    Lanny
    Nothin' quite as fun as chasin' sassy gold! http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/me...mysteries.html

  15. #15
    us
    Jun 2011
    Oklahoma
    White's XLT
    6,552
    1321 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    holy crap that's freakin' awesome!

 

 
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