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  1. #1

    May 2016
    vermont
    fisher gold bug at pro
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    Epic two hunts for me I finally got seated and a reale to boot

    I got out yesterday and hit a field that I have hit a couple of times and only found buttons in the past, but yesterday must have been my lucky day because within the first ten minutes I dug my second reale in two weeks. To say the least I was totolly pumped. I ended up spending a few hours there and the only other notable find was a thimble. So I moved on to my large cent field and managed to finally pull my first seated one large cent which I believe is a classic head and a toasted Indian. The only other notable finds in that field were a reigns guide and a suspender clip and an ox knob. Fast forward to today. On my way home from work tonight I was going by a small field that I have drivin by thousands of times and know the owner well so I decided to hit it for ten minutes. Needless to say I spent a half an hour and dug the two nicest buttons that I have dug. They are so nice I am questioning if they are 1800's and if they are the soil there is really nice, which means really good potential.
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    Happy digging

  2. #2

    Apr 2016
    South Western PA
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    Wow! Spectacular coins and buttons. You definitely had some great hunts. Congrats
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    us
    ebay "ulster-relic"

    Dec 2012
    port ewen ny
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    real nice Mo Charlie silva
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    coppersmith

    Oct 2013
    brunswick md
    WHITES 5900, MXT 300, MXT PRO, MXT ALL PRO/ 8X6 SEF COIL
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    REALE NICE DANG FINDS...
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  5. #5
    us
    Apr 2013
    Eastern Massachusetts
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    My oh my! That is a truly awesome bunch of coins. Its a wonderful thing when the detecting gods smile upon you and its one killer find after another. It doesn't happen often, so when it does....revel in it!
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    Kevin

    Feb 2017
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    Ya' done killed it mate! Way cool old coinage and beautiful buttons! Who could ask for more? Don't get greedy.
    Proverbs 3:5-6

    Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
    In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

  7. #7

    May 2016
    vermont
    fisher gold bug at pro
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    Kuriose I should have said my second reale ever it just happens that they were both in the last two weeks and it was my first 1800's u.s. silver, which my goal for the summer was to get seated and I got it off my bucket list. trust me I am thankful.
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    us
    Jul 2010
    Pittsburgh, PA
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    Congrats on the Spanish and the Seated. And no, your buttons are not 1800s... they are 1700s!
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    Spanish Silver Totals
    Cut Pieces = 18
    Half Reals = 29
    1 Reals = 11
    2 Reales = 6
    8 Reales = 1
    2 Reale Cobs = 2
    Other Early Silver Coins
    1797 & 1803 Draped Bust Dimes
    1830 Capped Bust 5 cents
    1827 Capped Bust dime
    1661 Hammered silver King Leopold
    1697 William III 6-pence
    Rev War Buttons
    3rd Battalion PA, Hartley's Regiment, USA, (4) 18th Royal Irish, (2) Rattlesnake & Stars

  9. #9

    May 2016
    vermont
    fisher gold bug at pro
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    Steve the dandy button looks like it is plated but the smaller button is heavy and feels like it is solid, any idea of what metal it might be made of?

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    Title? old fart

    Jun 2014
    mid western ARK
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    congrats, finds like those make detecting even more enjoyable... well for you anyways LOL
    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!"

  11. #11
    us
    Aug 2017
    Nashville TN
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    Sweet

  12. #12
    us
    Jul 2010
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Fisher F75, Garrett AT Gold, XP Deus, Fisher 1270
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    Quote Originally Posted by gold panner View Post
    Steve the dandy button looks like it is plated but the smaller button is heavy and feels like it is solid, any idea of what metal it might be made of?
    The smaller silver colored button with the design engraved is a tombac
    Spanish Silver Totals
    Cut Pieces = 18
    Half Reals = 29
    1 Reals = 11
    2 Reales = 6
    8 Reales = 1
    2 Reale Cobs = 2
    Other Early Silver Coins
    1797 & 1803 Draped Bust Dimes
    1830 Capped Bust 5 cents
    1827 Capped Bust dime
    1661 Hammered silver King Leopold
    1697 William III 6-pence
    Rev War Buttons
    3rd Battalion PA, Hartley's Regiment, USA, (4) 18th Royal Irish, (2) Rattlesnake & Stars

  13. #13
    ca
    Feb 2017
    XP DEUS X terra 705 Fisher F2
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    Awesome finds
    To Dig or not to Dig

  14. #14
    Charter Member
    us
    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

    Apr 2016
    Abita Springs....Born in New Orleans
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    Wow you've had a weekend I only dream about. Congratulations


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  15. #15
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    Sis

    Jun 2017
    Ohio
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    While I enjoy reading about all the treasures, my main interest is digging up the history of my farm
    Wow! Very sweet indeed!
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