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  1. #1
    Mar 2016
    Minelab X-Terra 505, Minelab Pro Pointer
    41 times
    Metal Detecting

    My first barber, and my oldest coin.

    I decided to go out last night after work. I hit a park that has been yielding me a lot of silver for no apparent reason. About three minutes in (no exaggeration), I dig my first hole. I was slightly hesitant, as the signal was not as solid as I normally like. Anyway, I cut the plug and about four inches down laid this beaut. It's pretty worn, but if I can see the date I am a happy man. Click image for larger version. 

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    Minnesota is not the best state for detecting, but with some work and time, we too can find some awesome stuff. Just maybe not the real old stuff.
    For any other Minnesotan diggers, I suggest using this site in tandem with google maps.

  2. #2
    Detector Collector

    May 2015
    Madison, MS
    Fisher F75SE, F44, F2 and CZ-20. Minelab E-TRAC and Go-Find 60. Tesoro Tejon. BH Quick Silver.
    2232 times
    I mainly coin shoot, but I also enjoy relic hunting and shallow ocean hunting.
    Congratz on your first Barber and your oldest coin! You were only 1 year off from being in the 1800s club.
    Clad - 2 dollars, 274 quarters, 282 dimes, 115 nickels, 787 pennies, 1 foreign
    Older - 1 Barber Half, 1 Walker, 1 Franklin, 1 Seated Qtr, 1 Barber Qtr, 5 Washington, 4 Barber Dimes, 12 Mercs, 13 Rosies
    1 CB Half Dime, 1 Shield, 3 Vs, 8 Buffalos, 4 War Nickels, 10 IHPs, 137 Wheats, 1803 Half Real
    Relics - 1 3-Ringer, 1 Round Ball, Silver fork, 3 pocket knives, Gem Micromatic razor, small compact, Silver bib clip, Silver brush, skeleton key
    Jewelry - 2 Gold rings, 2 Silver rings, Silver bracelet, Silver earring, 3 Silver charms, lady's watch

    Fisher F75SE, F44, F2 and CZ-20. Minelab E-TRAC and Go-Find 60. Tesoro Tejon. BH Quick Silver.

    Captain Caveman

  3. #3

    Feb 2016
    Northern California
    F4, tesoro vaquero, AT PRO
    405 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    �� to that! It wouldn't let me use the beer mugs for "cheers"
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  4. #4

    Dec 2014
    North-Central CT
    AT-PRO; Garrett-Carrot
    722 times
    Metal Detecting
    Big amazes me how random, and what surprises are yielded every day.

    Why keeps us coming back for more every day!!!!!

  5. #5

    May 2013
    City of Rensselaer (upstate NY)
    Minelab Equinox 800-Explorer SE -Sovereign-GT- -Whites 6000 Di pro SL-Specturm XLT.
    7390 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Nice barber congrats...

  6. #6
    Charter Member

    Jul 2015
    Port Allegheny, Pennsylvania
    E-trac, Excalibur, XP Deus, & CTX 3030.
    23782 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Congrats on your first Barber Dime.
    Next comes a Barber Quarter, then a Barber Half.
    Keep Swinging and Happy Hunting.

  7. #7
    Jan 2013
    Col. Falls, Montana
    Garrett 1350, Garrett AT pro, Garrett AT gold, Garrett pro pointer
    417 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Congratulations on your first barber, nice coin.

  8. #8
    Aug 2015
    Essex County, NJ
    1485 times
    Metal Detecting
    Congrats. A hundred year old coin ain't no joke
    Rooting for the Yankees is like rooting for the house in blackjack

  9. #9

    Dec 2015
    Maryland's eastern shore
    whites MXTPro whites MXSport
    13036 times
    Metal Detecting
    Banner Finds (2)
    Nice find congrats on the old silver
    Growing old is not for sissies I thought it would take longer to get old.



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