Jan 07, 2016, 05:59 PM
With proper planning, and investments...my retirement age is now 92
Bucket list silver X2....then X2 again!!!! OMG.
Updated cleaned up pics!!!
The street tear outs are still producing, a few wheats here, clad dimes there...the occasional silver keeps me going...then today happened.
The AT Pro sounded off a choppy 90-91-92 ..... Wierd. It wasn't clear or consistent, but I was intrigued. The target seemed big, so the dig began.....not expecting to see a clod of dirt, perfectly flat on one side, and round....and, big? I'd seen this before, when a coin is broken from its grave, there is that pretty flat dirt to the side of the coin...but not like this.
I reached into the hole, and I felt a big, round...
OMG...did I just find big silver? I didn't try to ID it, as I was thinking this might be my best find ever...
I stood up, scanned the hole, and the signal was still there!
Slowly I fished out, another one?!?
Another, and another!!! I was like, this can't be happening. 5 minutes later my wife calls and says dinners ready....really?
In lieu of in situ pics, I did the best I could, still not sure what I found...
So the clean up was pretty intense, I dropped Holy bombs in shear joy and excitement as I saw what the beauties were....
1923 and 1925 Peace Dollars!!!
1921 and, the Belle of the ball...1889-0 Morgan's!!!
I had never found a dollar coin...today I found 4! Crazy! Oh, and also my oldest silver!(with a date).....
Now, I gotta read up how to best clean them, if I even decide to.
Thanks for looking!
Last edited by BigWaveDave; Jan 08, 2016 at 07:58 PM.
Jan 07, 2016, 06:02 PM
Detect smarter, not harder.
Wow Dave! That was easy! FOUR?!?! I would have been dropping f-bombs from there all the way home too! Incredible!
"Take the detecta-drama elsewhere - I'm just here to dig!"
Hammered Silvers - 1
Hammered Coppers - 1
Milled Spanish Silver - 8
Colonial State Coppers - 7
United States Cent/Half cent Coppers - 98
British & Other colonial Coppers - 84
Slick coppers - a bunch
Silver Coins - 800-900
1665 1-reale Spanish Cob
Revolutionary War stirrup
1812 2nd Regiment Artillarists pewter button
1695 Willam 3rd Halfpenny in excellent condition
G.W. Inagural Buttons - 6 Point Estoile cuff variety
Love token etched on 1859 seated Dime
1852 Trimmy trimmy trime
1831 Louis Phillippe 1st - 5 Franc
1783 Nova Constelatio, Crosby-3C
If it ain't at least seated, it aint Sh*t
Jan 07, 2016, 06:05 PM
Wow. Ill be keeping my eye out for sidewalk tearouts this year. Congrats
Jan 07, 2016, 06:11 PM
Those coins slept peacefully together for almost a hundred years....then you come along with the wake up call
Well, they're in a better place now
Congrats on a memorable day, I bet dinner tasted good that night
Jan 07, 2016, 06:14 PM
I bet your dinner was cold today but I bet you were ok with that. Wow, that was an amazing outing you had. You could have given some credit to the Quest......if it had ever arrived, huh.
Jan 07, 2016, 06:16 PM
Four silver dollars!
I think I'd get yelled at for playing in the street!
...if you think I'm a pain in the neck, it's lower, lower,little bit lower, too low, higher, there ya go.....
Jan 07, 2016, 06:16 PM
Awesome man------4 is just amazing !
A BAD DAY OF DIGGING IS BETTER THEN A GOOD DAY AT WORK
Jan 07, 2016, 06:20 PM
Man oh man Dave that's some super digs right there
Iid drop the f bomb too. Nice job
Jan 07, 2016, 06:23 PM
Fantastic!!!!!! The Detecting Gods were surely in your corner today. Well done.
Jan 07, 2016, 06:26 PM
The Urban Pirate
Jan 07, 2016, 06:28 PM
Great job buddy! That's killer. Hard to tell from the pics if a lemon juice bath would help
"Life which is lived without zest and adventure-is not life at all."
-F.A. Mitchell-Hedges, British Explorer
2017 BEST FINDS
Oldest Coin To Date: 1652 Pine Tree Shilling NOE 29
Colonial Silver To Date: 11
Hammered Coins To Date: 1664 Potosi Mint COB
1653 Copper Cob
Jan 07, 2016, 06:30 PM
I would rather be happy then right
Holy Crap Dave!!
Now thats what im talking about. .
What a way to go, with the firstssss..
Couldn't have happened to a better guy.
Jan 07, 2016, 06:33 PM
Jan 07, 2016, 06:35 PM
Coin Rescue Tech
You must be doing something right. Won a detector, now pull 4 silver dollars/2 bucket listers at once. Once you dig a plug like that I find it hard to concentrate, my brain switches into celebrate mode. Congrats BWD, 2016 is looking good for you.
I know who's buying the 2nd pitcher..
You may want to increase your silvers goal, heck your already at 5 and you still have 51 more weeks in the season.
Last edited by Loco-Digger; Jan 07, 2016 at 07:00 PM.
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Jan 07, 2016, 06:38 PM
Good Lord Dave! You just used up 30 years worth of luck on one hunt. Now whatcha gonna do?
If there is no truth in your words, you may as well be mute.
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