Little scouting: but not escaping the dreaded nickel curse !!
Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Member
Discoveries
 
Results 1 to 8 of 8
Like Tree5Likes
  • 5 Post By CoinandRelicMan

Thread: Little scouting: but not escaping the dreaded nickel curse !!

« Prev Thread | Next Thread »
  1. #1
    us
    Its not what detector you own, its what you do with it!

    Apr 2011
    E-Trac, Safari, Cortes, Musketeer, Makro Pin-Pointer
    3,979
    2243 times
    Metal Detecting
    Honorable Mentions (3)

    Little scouting: but not escaping the dreaded nickel curse !!

    Went to a friends yard today this is the only coin that turned up, think the mosquitoes got more than V cents worth of blood! Looks like the date showing is 1903, maybe should try the ketchup cleaning method ?

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	9_3_2014 Vnick.jpg 
Views:	116 
Size:	438.4 KB 
ID:	1048222 Click image for larger version. 

Name:	9_3_2014 Vnick rev.jpg 
Views:	113 
Size:	506.8 KB 
ID:	1048223

    If it cleans up good will post again, thanks for checking out todays finds !

  2. #2

    Jul 2014
    227
    174 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Ketchup method? Please do explain!

  3. #3
    us
    Coin licker

    Jun 2013
    New Jersey
    Minelab Excalibur II XP Deus Garrett pro pointer XP Deus MI-6 pinpointer
    9,528
    10940 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Almost looks like tar, maybe hot peroxide might clean that off. Looks like a long oil bath would work?
    Nice find, I think you might find some good detail under that crud.
    I love this hobby so much, now I'm a coin licker!

  4. #4
    us
    Jan 2013
    SW Virginia
    Whites Coinmaster,At Pro,Minelab Etrac
    583
    190 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    As treble said, long oil baths could bring out more detail... although it could take months or years. I think it looks great the way it is. I've ruined many coins by over cleaning. Great finds!

  5. #5
    us
    Title? old fart

    Jun 2014
    mid western ARK
    XP Deus with 9"LF and 9" HF Coils and 600 Equinox with stock and 6" coils
    8,581
    12536 times
    Relic Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (3)
    nice find and you managed to get a date
    LUKE 15 : 8 "OR WHAT WOMAN, IF SHE HAS TEN SILVER COINS AND LOSES ONE COIN,DOES NOT LIGHT A LAMP AND SWEEP THE HOUSE AND SEARCH CAREFULLY UNTIL SHE FINDS IT?" 15 : 9 "AND WHEN SHE HAS FOUND IT, SHE CALLS TOGETHER HER FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, SAYING, "REJOICE WITH ME, FOR I HAVE FOUND THE COIN WHICH I HAD LOST!"

  6. #6
    us
    Jun 2012
    MA
    M-6, pro pointer, pistol probe
    14,269
    14871 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Awesome find even encrusted! Nothing wrong with nickels especially those!

    Hendo0601-ketchup can be used to clean nickels, it's an mild acid. Try putting a dirty modern nickel in it for a few hours or over night, but don't clean a valuable coin. The coins we pull out of the ground are not spendable a lot of times because of the crud on them. I have used lemon juice on my clad quarters you have to watch it and not leave them in too long, some of mine turned pink. Lemon juice worked great on yellow gold!

  7. #7

    Mar 2012
    2,995
    940 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Nice digs.

  8. #8
    Charter Member
    us
    Surf-N-Turf

    Aug 2014
    San Diego
    Fisher CZ-21, Tecnetics Omega 8000, T-Rex 9.5"
    2,788
    495 times
    Metal Detecting
    Great find! good luck cleaning.
    "A bad day of metal detecting, is better than a good day at work"


    Can You Dig It




    U.S. Navy (Retired) 1986-2009

 

 

Home | Forum | Active Topics | What's New

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

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

Similar Threads

  1. The dreaded number 53 !!
    By thommo59 in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: Sep 30, 2014, 10:09 PM
  2. Uproar after French jeweler shoots and kills escaping thief,
    By jeff of pa in forum Everything Else
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: Sep 17, 2013, 08:14 PM
  3. The Dreaded Teller #777
    By Ag_Forager in forum Coin Roll Hunting
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: Jul 10, 2013, 05:23 PM
  4. The dreaded F word :(
    By SeaninNH in forum Coin Roll Hunting
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: May 01, 2011, 04:16 PM
  5. Replies: 7
    Last Post: Nov 01, 2007, 08:20 PM

Tags for this Thread

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.3.0