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Thread: Wheats, tokens, Boy Scout good turn coin, pile of clad

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    jacdec1968

    Feb 2014
    Martinsburg, Pa. in the summer and Apache Junction, Az in the winter
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    Wheats, tokens, Boy Scout good turn coin, pile of clad

    I had a hunt at a new permission that looked promising, but turned out so-so. I found 9 Wheats from 1917 to 1956, 2 newer tokens, a cool Boy Scout good turn coin. It is about the size of a silver dollar and got the blood pumping when it came up in the 90's on the AT Pro. It is a neat coin that has the Boy Scout motto and emblem on one side and the other side has engraving that says to carry it in your pocket and move it to your right pocket when you do a good turn for that day. I also found a Panda medallion about the size of half dollar, that would have been attached to a necklace at one time. I found $5.10 in clad for gas money. I was a little disappointed in finding no silver. I have a feeling that this property may have been cherry picked at some time in the past. The wheats were not real deep, 2 to 4 inches at the most. I will go back and hit it again real slow and low. One of the wheats I found I thought was a semi key date but after better cleaning it turned out common. It caused me to check all my other wheat pennies for key dates, so I went through approximately 1600 pennies and only found a few semi key dates and they were not in the best of condition. I was hoping for a 1943 copper. Dream on! Happy hunting and keep on swinging.Click image for larger version. 

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    Joe

    Nov 2014
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    Like the scout coin and the pendant is cool. Glad you got out.

    HH, Relic Nut
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    art

    Dec 2015
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    Congrats on some nice finds
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    Growing old is not for sissies I thought it would take longer to get old.

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    Feb 2016
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    Congrats on your fantastic wheaties & medallion finds and thank you for sharing the pictures with us. Looks like you had a great day dirt fishing.

    Texas ED
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    Nice finds. I like that Boy Scout Token.
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    Looks like you had a pretty exciting day.
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    Detector Collector

    May 2015
    Madison, MS
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    I mainly coin shoot, but I also enjoy relic hunting and shallow ocean hunting.
    Congratz! That looks like it was a fun hunt!
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    2016
    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

 

 

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