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Thread: Surface silver Finders Keepers!

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  1. #1
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    us
    Feb 2015
    Yacolt WA
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    Surface silver Finder's Keepers!

    Went for a beep today by the river - walking the trail, I see a glint of what I assumed was trash - not!

    1912 s Barber quarter

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    Has fresh rim damage, looks dug - must have had a hole in pouch/pocket.

    Kept my eyes open for another Detectorist - but none to be see (Only seen 1 person here in 3 years detecting)

    MINE!
    Last edited by Molewacker; Feb 08, 2018 at 12:16 AM.

  2. #2
    us
    Nov 2017
    MARYLAND
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    WOW!!!!! GOOD EYE... I can't even find one with my metal detector lol. Good job.
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  3. #3
    us
    Sep 2005
    Seattle, WA
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    Wow, that is awesome! Congratulations from up north!
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  4. #4
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    Sorry Honey, I can’t. I’ve got plans with my metal detector.

    Nov 2013
    Ft. Myers FL
    Garrett AT Pro, AT Max, the Bounty Hunter and Deteknix Quest Pro are collecting dust.
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    It’s not mine, the Barbers I dig look like Nilla Wafers.
    Nice find!
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    I invite you to visit my profile, look what I've found!

  5. #5
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    Tommy

    Dec 2015
    Ann Arbor
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    How cool is that, that's a once in a life time eye find. hopefully not but wow.Sitting on the ground much better condition than in the ground. Here in Mich silver comes outta the ground just like it was dropped the day before and the clad is dark almost black sometimes. Watch in an hour or 2 another tnetter who went detecting today found that coin and couldn't find it when they got home, is going to see your post and start kicking themselves LOL Great find hope theres lots more for you. Thanks for the great post!!! Tommy
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    This is an addiction!!! There is no cure!!! And it only gets worse!!!!! KEEP PLUGGIN AWAY!!!!!!!!!!

  6. #6
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    Feb 2015
    Yacolt WA
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    Thanks all - I looked down and saw the eagle and I was like What the heck?

    Picked it up, walked to river and rinsed - wow!
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  7. #7
    us
    Apr 2013
    Eastern Massachusetts
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    Well ain't that a kick in the pants! Can't imagine losing such a beauty after pulling it out of the ground. Good for you for spotting it!
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  8. #8
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    Feb 2015
    Yacolt WA
    Ace 350 - AT Pro
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    I've walked and beeped that trail more than 100 times I swear (always beep while walking to other areas) - the only other thought is that it was so shallow I nulled on it, and the atv that got the trash skidded it out?
    Last edited by Molewacker; Feb 07, 2018 at 07:46 PM.
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  9. #9
    Charter Member
    us
    Aug 2017
    Oakton, VA
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    That is an awesome find!! I would love to find one, who knows maybe tomorrow!
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  10. #10
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    Rudy

    Nov 2017
    LaPorte, Texas
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    Great find!! Right place at the right time!!
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  11. #11
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    Oct 2014
    Massachusetts
    Garrett: AT Pro, AT Gold & Infinium; Minelab: Explorer SE, II, Quattro & X-terra 705; Tesoro: Tejon & Outlaw; White's: V3i & DFX
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    Congratualtions on the nice find!
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  12. #12
    us
    Sep 2016
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Garrett AT Pro - NEL Sharpshooter & Thunder DD
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    Metal Detecting
    I've found barbers amongst leaf clutter in city woods here in PA. Quite a few of my silver finds require no digging. Extremely lucky if another person dug then dropped it.
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  13. #13
    us
    Rust never rests

    Mar 2009
    Sunman Indiana
    Whites XLT MINELAB SE
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    CAN'T beat that find with my detector.
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  14. #14
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    Rook

    Nov 2013
    Mississippi
    AT Pro, Fisher F75 Limited, White M6, Lesche hand digger,Lesche Predator shovel.NEL Storm and Tornado coils.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Willieg View Post
    WOW!!!!! GOOD EYE... I can't even find one with my metal detector lol. Good job.
    I was going to say, good eyes. I'd go back to that waypoint.
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