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🥇 BANNER Eighteen one troy ounce silver bars recovered underwater. Still doesn't feel real.

Eighteen one troy ounce silver bars recovered underwater. Still doesn't feel real.
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On the 20th I posted about detecting a waterway with mid 1800s homes along it. Bridge however is later 1800s I believe. It is not part of a state park, national park or protected historicly. It is public. Would describe it as sort of in middle of nowhere. Lots of 1970s clad, fishing lures, weights and bullets in general. On the 20th it was the usual and a wheaty. Then I found a troy ounce bar under water in the rocks of the rapids. I joked...
 

🥇 BANNER 80 early copper coins cache.

80 early copper coins cache.
Hey everyone,

Drove down to a new area I had my eyes on for a while. There was something with that part of the woods that attracted my attention as it was a small hill surrounded by crazy old trees, near a small stream and all that in an area known for early settlements. The sun was already coming down and I only had a few hours of detecting left, so I took my trusted Deus and went right to the task of exploring the site.

Within a minute or two I hit a small patch covered with iron signals with some strong high tones coming through. Took my shovel and dug the spot where the signal was...
 

🥇 BANNER My Best Water Hunt 1804 AN12 A Napoleon Bonaparte Gold Coin Encircled in 14k Pendant

My Best Water Hunt 1804 AN12 A Napoleon Bonaparte Gold Coin Encircled in 14k Pendant
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Charged the Excal2 and said although I have so many chores to do home I have to try again and go back for the sixth time..
This hunt started different with the first target a small medal then a few coins and later this beautiful recovery.After a slow start this season my friends told me to keep trying and I would be rewarded
 

🥇 BANNER Civil War canteen with soldiers name etched in! (Native American Civil War unit)

Civil War canteen with soldiers name etched in! (Native American Civil War unit)
Oh man if this thing could talk.

I have been searching around a newer permission in the Northeast corner of Michigan (lower peninsula) and unearthed a round, smashed item. I watch a good amount of Aquachigger's channel on YouTube so immediately recognized it as a Union civil war canteen. Now aside from the occasional coat button I rarely encounter any civil war finds so was beyond excited when I pulled this item from the dirt and roots.

I headed home and, after giving a good rinse, noticed a name "JOHN SHOMIN" scribed into the pewter neck. I recognized the last name...
 

🥇 BANNER Bahamian pirate gold

Bahamian pirate gold
Just got back from the bahamas !! Wow !! What a trip we had. I spent 3 weeks fishing tuna, wahoo, and blue marlin !! It was go go go with the fishing and I barley had time to break out the metaldetector. But when I did it was an unbelievable ride !! Im still getting my voice back and licking my wounds. When you find a treasure spill like the one I found you hoot and holler until your voice is gone !! You guys will have to grit your teeth and get through this post it'll probably take a page to explain it all. There's alot to cover. Ill dive right in to the good stuff that came from the far...
 

🥇 BANNER Rare Charleston Slave Tag Fisher #1

Rare Charleston Slave Tag  Fisher #1
Went out with mbcuce today and found a pretty special relic. Things started out slow. We were finding a few plain flat buttons and then he found a War of 1812 script I button, which is on my bucket list. I was hoping there would be another one.... There wasn't, but I did find a #1 Fisher slave tag from 1814. The extremely wet environment has a strange effect on brass and copper. Brass buttons come out looking like gold and it takes a while to get used to. On the first few, you think you're digging gold coins.

Whatever is keeping the buttons from turning green seems to have...
 

🥇 BANNER A beautiful 1746 colonial silver spur and a few other finds

A beautiful 1746 colonial silver spur and a few other finds
Was able to finally get out and make some good finds from an old plantation landing by working the mud flats and shallows. My best find was a hallmarked solid silver spur that was made in London in 1746 according to the hallmark research.
I have searched for a match to the silversmith’s initials “WC” but haven’t found one yet. Any ID help would be appreciated! Also found a half reale and a few buttons...
 

🥇 BANNER CSA BUCKLE!

CSA BUCKLE!
I never thought I’d ever find anything like this! I am so truly thankful and grateful.

I got a 20-30 signal on my minelab equinox 800. It sounded wayyy to good to be true. I figured it was going to be another can lid, or piece of sheet metal. But it was 15 feet from where the eagle breast plate was uncovered. I dug the hole not expecting to find anything. Just enjoying the moment of being alive and being in the beautiful great outdoors. I flipped the plug and saw a small green rectangle leaching out into the surrounding dirt. I wiped off some of the dirt and saw three hooks and...
 

🥇 BANNER Failed Oil-Seed Rape - Day 2 - CELTIC GOLD & even more Fibulatastic...

Failed Oil-Seed Rape - Day 2 - CELTIC GOLD & even more Fibulatastic...
On Monday I felt a Celtic gold coming after a few good signs & then when Cru'dad got the silver towards the end of the hunt, I knew we stood a better chance. So yesterday I booked today off as holiday, stating to my work colleague that I would find a Celtic Gold today. Not something I normally throw about, so I'm very happy with the result of nearly 6 hours gridding a huge area.
We only targeted 1 Celtic Gold for the year, so job done with a really good looking RARE type that I need.:icon_thumright:


2 Scrappies
Medieval Leather Mount (Beast head)
6 mostly broken 1st C AD Fibula
3...
 
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