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    us
    Feb 2005
    Bavaria Germany
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    Gold coin today...

    Dug my third gold coin this afternoon. Was on a farm field that has given up an awesome amount of relics and this popped up. Thought it was a typical brass/aluminum coin then the WOW factor kicked in! Prussian King Wilhelm II, 1898, 3.98 gms, .900 Gold, Mintmark A=Berlin, Denomination 10 Mark. Obverse.
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    Reverse. Also found 3 musket balls and 2 glass beads. HH, Mike
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    us
    Jun 2006
    Texas
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    Dang! I want one! Way to go
    hamiddetecting likes this.
    Rings are works of art and I LOVE to collect them.
    (2013 61 rings (19 gold, 33 silver & 9 stainless).

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    us
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    Awesome. Very nice coin!

  5. #4
    us
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    Dont you love it when what you think is just some ordinary find, BAM GOLD!! I hope that you dig many more

    VPR

  6. #5
    Yeap, my first Celic Gold was a gilt button until I looked properly....lol

    Anyone who expects these are either very lucky, or living in fairyland. BIG CONGRATS!!!
    TOO BUSY TO DETECT, YOU'RE TOO BUSY!!!

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  7. #6
    us
    Apr 2009
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    Wow super nice, great find.

  8. #7
    us
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    WOW!! Very nice gold coin find Mike. Deep target?
    A big congratulations to ya. Gold Nuggets
    It's amazing just how much treasure people loose and we manage to find.

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    Quebec
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    Mike,

    WTG on the gold coin.....a dream find for most detectorists.....you must be grinning ear to ear.

    Regards + HH

    Bill

  10. #9
    us
    Jun 2011
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    awesome. it's in beautiful condition too

  11. #10
    hu
    Dec 2007
    Hungary
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    Nice Mark, Mike!

  12. #11
    us
    Feb 2012
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    Nice coin

  13. #12
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    Jason Sage

    Apr 2011
    Butte City, Montana
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    WOOT! Great score!

  14. #13
    de
    Jun 2010
    Germania Secunda
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    Congrats on your 10 Goldmark! Beautiful one!

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    us
    Aug 2012
    NJ
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    Beautiful coin!! Congrats!!

  16. #15

    Feb 2012
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    Great find!!
    One third jewelry of the World are under sand so far
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  17. #16
    us
    May 2012
    Florida
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    Congratulations! obviously... I know the feeling when that occurs. Kind of like walking on air for a few minutes.

  18. #17
    us
    What a long strange trip its been..

    Jan 2012
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    Woooohoooo.. Awesome find man.. I am still looking for my first gold coin... The metal gods have shined upon you again.. COngrats

  19. #18
    us
    Oct 2009
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    Yo Bravaria Mike , you are right on the money about THE Serious Wow Factor

  20. #19
    us
    Dec 2007
    Prince William County ,VA
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    Nice score !

  21. #20
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    John

    Sep 2012
    Grundy VA
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    Damn Dude,You need a hunting partner??lol
    Congrats on that awesome find!!

    HH John
    We all know jesus rode a shovelhead,Thats why he walked everywhere he went!!!

 

 
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