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    us
    Apr 2014
    New York
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    FOUND 1st GOLD COIN!!! $5 1910

    Went out late afternoon after thunderstorms moved through to my new hunting areas. After finding a few memorials, Jefferson nickel, pulltabs and junk with my DEUS I got kind of a broken quarter reading. Quarter reading? Keep in mind Target ID numbers with the DEUS are not very accurate in salt water areas, at least with my experience. Nevertheless I decided to dig a hole hoping for a silver quarter, when pin pointing I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw a gold rimmed and during my excitement I called my friend Don-in-Brewster (TNET member) and told him what I found!


    I was so excited I couldn't concentrate on detecting, kept going for an hour longer, managed to find a subway token, I guess, who cares..... I found a FREAKIN GOLD COIN!

    I don't know what else to write, I'm so excited and happy to share this excitement. I put the coin back in the hole for a photo to show how deep it was. Enjoy the photos.

    Thanks for looking and Happy Hunting

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    DIG WE MUST !!!!!!

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    us
    Coin Rescue Tech

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    WOW, Congrats on finding a once in a lifetime find DD. You ain't getting any sleep tonight. Enjoy the high. My Banner vote is in. Simply AWESOME!!!! Heck now I'm stoked
    Rescuing Coins 1 Beep at a time

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    Wow so cool way to go hope you find many more I am still looking for my first real gold thanks for sharing
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    Oct 2011
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    Good score on your first gold coin....it's a beauty.

    Regards + HH

    Bill
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    us
    Jun 2015
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    Very nice. First of that variety ive seen posted
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  6. #6
    ca
    "Nova Scotia is a metal detecting paradise"

    Feb 2014
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    Now that is awesome! Good job!!!
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    us
    Apr 2016
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    WOW. What a great find. Good for you, hope some day I get that lucky!!
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    us
    Feb 2016
    Mo
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    wow what a bucket list find. Congratulations!
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    Started detecting Oct 2010 w/Tracker 4; March 2011 upgraded to F2; Compadre; Leashe; 2015 upgraded to Makro PP; F44

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    us
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    SWEEEEEEEET
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    us
    Apr 2014
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loco-Digger View Post
    WOW, Congrats on finding a once in a lifetime find DD. You ain't getting any sleep tonight. Enjoy the high. My Banner vote is in. Simply AWESOME!!!! Heck now I'm stoked
    Thanks LC !!! I feel like a kid on Christmas Eve, I don't think I'll sleep a wink tonight.


    DIG WE MUST !!!!!!

  11. #11
    us
    The Urban Pirate

    Jul 2014
    New York City
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    Don't you just love days like these? This is what it's all about!!
    Diggin Dude likes this.
    Let history be your treasure map .

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    us
    Apr 2014
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    Quote Originally Posted by UnderMiner View Post
    Don't you just love days like these? This is what it's all about!!
    Still can't believe it, yesterday Trime today a $5 gold coin. I used to wonder if I ever find one when I see other people's posts, I guess it's possible, I was with my friend Don in Brewster when he found a 1871 English gold coin.

    Thanks for reply
    Loco-Digger and KyDigNQueen like this.


    DIG WE MUST !!!!!!

  13. #13
    us
    Feb 2015
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    That's gotta be one of the most amazing sights after digging a hole!!! That gleaming yellow metal shining back at you.........
    Huge congratulations to you!!
    I'd suggest you put that coin under your pillow, but........well, that might make sleeping even more difficult...........
    Diggin Dude and The Rebel like this.
    Back to the hunt.........

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    us
    Jul 2014
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    Congratulations and great post. Can't imagine finding a gold coin but hope to some day. Maybe that will be my goal for this weekend lol.
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    us
    Apr 2014
    New York
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    By the way I just performed a air test with the DEUS using my program 18Khz. Target ID number is 81/82 so I can't explain why I was getting 96/97 when it was in the wet rocky sand.
    J.Cache likes this.


    DIG WE MUST !!!!!!

 

 
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