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  1. #1
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    CANE FIELD BANDITS and IRON BRIGADE MEMBER

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    Door Knocking Yields Silver

    Hello All,

    Did something I haven't done in about 6 years: I knocked on doors! It was a rainy muddy mess in the cane fields, and I figured I'd rather be near water and air conditioning on a day when the feels like temps were over 100 degrees (am I getting soft??! ). Anyhow, I got permission at a beautiful turn of the century home and got digging. Found a handful of wheaties and gawgag which I won't bore you with, but less than a foot from the front sidewalk I got a signal that blew my eardrums out at 3 inches deep and dug this

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    She's dateless, but I just love these coins. The owners wanted to keep the finds so I cleaned the wheats and rinsed off the quarter and left it with them too, taking the memories and photos home. Was a perfect day, and nice to see yet another silver in the total or this year!

    Cheers,


    Buck
    Last edited by BuckleBoy; Aug 12, 2017 at 05:39 PM.
    2017 CaneField Bandits Totals:
    George Washington Inaugural Button GWI-17B
    Eagle "V" Voltigeurs Cuff Button
    1790s French Marine Artillery Button
    Federal Era Gold Ring with stone
    1830s Navy Button
    Three 1782's, 1786, 1798, 1806, Two 1807's, 1808, 1814 and Three Dateless Half Reales
    1835 Capped Bust Half Dime
    Three 1839-O's, Two 1840-O's, 1841, 1841-O, 1842-O, 1851-O, 1854-O, and 1858-O Half Dimes
    1842-O Seated Dime
    1893 Barber Dime
    1856-O Seated Quarter
    Dateless Standing Liberty Quarter
    1945 Silver Washington Quarter
    Counterfeit 8 Reales
    Two 1944 Philippines Occupation Silver Coins
    1943-P, two 1944-P, and two 1945-P Silver Nickels
    Henry Clay Campaign Button (1844)
    Complete antebellum spur
    Plantation Store Token
    FIVE GOOOOLD RINGS


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    Any relics, coins, or other items appearing in my signatures were found on PRIVATE PROPERTY with total consent and permission from the owners of said property.

  2. #2
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    Do not forget me 24601

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    Indiana
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    Walking Liberties are so beautiful. Congrats on finding her.

  3. #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mzjavert View Post
    Walking Liberties are so beautiful. Congrats on finding her.
    Agreed. I think I've only dug 3 or so of these in 25 years. It's just not the normal era of coins that I'm after, so I don't hunt sites that date to the 1910-40 era.
    2017 CaneField Bandits Totals:
    George Washington Inaugural Button GWI-17B
    Eagle "V" Voltigeurs Cuff Button
    1790s French Marine Artillery Button
    Federal Era Gold Ring with stone
    1830s Navy Button
    Three 1782's, 1786, 1798, 1806, Two 1807's, 1808, 1814 and Three Dateless Half Reales
    1835 Capped Bust Half Dime
    Three 1839-O's, Two 1840-O's, 1841, 1841-O, 1842-O, 1851-O, 1854-O, and 1858-O Half Dimes
    1842-O Seated Dime
    1893 Barber Dime
    1856-O Seated Quarter
    Dateless Standing Liberty Quarter
    1945 Silver Washington Quarter
    Counterfeit 8 Reales
    Two 1944 Philippines Occupation Silver Coins
    1943-P, two 1944-P, and two 1945-P Silver Nickels
    Henry Clay Campaign Button (1844)
    Complete antebellum spur
    Plantation Store Token
    FIVE GOOOOLD RINGS


    OUR 2016 YEAR-END POST:
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/20...ml#post5286759
    OUR 2015 YEAR-END POST:
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/to...what-year.html
    OUR 2014 YEAR-END POST:
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/to...lots-pics.html
    OUR 2013 YEAR-END POST:
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    OUR 2012 YEAR END POST:
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    Any relics, coins, or other items appearing in my signatures were found on PRIVATE PROPERTY with total consent and permission from the owners of said property.

  4. #4
    us
    Feb 2008
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Whites, MXT.
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    That's a nice find BB ,( wish ya could have brought it home to your wife !) They only made those for 14 years- so they are a tough find . I was delighted to dig one in Colorado last fall , also a no date type two . ( the only one I've found in 11 years)
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  5. #5
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    You are a nice guy I don't think I would've been able to part with it as easy as you did! I probably would've told them to go buy their own Metal Detector!! Or just gave them the Wheaties! Nice find, very nice find. HH
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    💩 Trash or Treasure💍

  6. #6
    se
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    Sweden
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    Any day with silver is a good day!
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    Geologists are gneiss, tuff, and a little wacke.

  7. #7
    ca
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    Great Post BB.
    You can read a thousand posts in a row, and never hear of the land / home owner ever getting anything in return for the "privilege" of using their land. Without a place to use one, a metal detector is just a poor door stop.
    Good on you.
    The thrill is in the finding, and you got the pictures.

  8. #8
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    Stand Firm in the Faith, Wherever I May Roam- Nothing Else Matters

    Jan 2006
    Cape Cod
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    Dated or not, SLQ's are great finds- Congrats!

    -- Jeff --
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  9. #9
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    art

    Dec 2015
    Maryland's eastern shore
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    Congrats on the SLQ
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    Growing old is not for sissies I thought it would take longer to get old.

  10. #10
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    Congrats on the SLQ,, sure is tough to give away one of those.
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    SOMETIMES I WISH I DIDN'T KNOW NOW ,,, WHAT I DIDN'T KNOW THEN,, Bob Seger

  11. #11
    you got the thrill of the find and recorded them with pics so that helps some plus you blessed the people that allowed you to detect. awesome job all around
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    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!"

  12. #12
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    Tommy

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    Awesome the 1917 very rare 1nd the 18 they had stars on the top or bottom cant remember but that might at least let ya know if its one of those dates Sweet finds
    This is an addiction!!! There is no cure!!! And it only gets worse!!!!! KEEP PLUGGIN AWAY!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

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