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  1. One Good Find on Land, 3 Good Finds in the Water

    I metal detected 2 spots today. I finished a median with one good find that I missed on 2 previous sweeps. It was a buffalo nickel at 5 inches. My next outing was a lake swimming area that I found on Google maps. I was hoping for a gold ring but insted I was surprised to find 3 silver dimes in...
  2. Hotel Fob, Army Unit Crest, and a Silver Dime

    I'm up in North Dakota visiting my daughter who is stationed at Minot Air Force Base. I've been metal detecting the area and hit a median where I dug a 1947 Rosie dime. At an old school house I dug a hotel key fob and a US Army unit crest.
  3. ๐Ÿ”Ž UNIDENTIFIED Army Unit Crest...What Battalion?

    I pretty sure this is a US Army unit crest. I'm wondering what battalion this is?
  4. Locked School Left the Gate Open....Gold & Silver!

    Most elementary schools around here have large fences and locked gates. So you can't metal detect them any more. As a result they are accumulating a large amount of targets in the play areas. Today I found a school with a gate open and proceeded to hunt the 4 woodchip boxes in the school. The...
  5. Pulled My Car Over For A Quick Hunt......On Side Of Street....

    I drove by this median on one side of the street and decided to hunt it. Not a lot of coins were here but one was a good one. A 1927-D Merc came up! It was 5 inches deep. Also dug a wheatie, nickel, and two Lincoln cents. Medians like this have been real good over the years.
  6. Silver/Gold Ring, Silver Dime, & A Buffalo

    I hunted 3 places today. I went back to the grass area near the big water tower and dug a 1937 Buffalo Nickel. I did a tight grid swing patern over a three our hunt and the Buffalo was the only old coin. I then got permission to hunt an old house front yard and dug a silver dime and 5 wheaties...
  7. Barber Dime Near the Big Water Tower

    Got out today and dug two silver dimes. A 1948 Roosevelt silver dime and a 1906 Barber Dime. I was working a gentle slope of grass near this big water tower and got a perfect hit at 4 inches and out pops the 06 barber! Also dug 5 Wheaties and a silver ring. I suspected that I was in a good...
  8. A Different Median....More Silver

    Went to a different median today and a silver quarter there and got permission at an old house across from the median and dug a silver dime. Also dug 8 Wheaties and a couple of junk rings.
  9. Finds From A Median Strip

    Finds from a median.
  10. Silver Finds From a North Dakota Median

    A few days ago just one day before the weather went bad I hunted a median strip in North Dakota. In this median in the same hole were 2 mercury dimes and a wheatie! I spent 4 hours in this median working it slow. 10 wheaties were dug out along with a couple of aluminum tokens or foreign coins...
  11. Silver Finds From My First Hunt in Arizona!

    It's been about 9 months since my last post on today's finds. I moved out of California to Arizona and i'm finally getting time to go out and metal detect. I found a park in my area where I dug out a 64 rosie and numerous clad. Across the street I see a guy in his front yard and complement him...
  12. 1906 San Francisco License Plates...Where Were These Mounted? And to What?

    I dug these 1906 San Francisco license plates out of various places in San Francisco. Both are dated from 1906 and are made out of brass or bronze. Both have a silver color plating. They measure at 1-3/8" wide, and 4" long. You can see the price of $1.50 stamped into both. Does anyone know what...
  13. Secrets Locations Available for Hunting San Francisco

    Hi All, I'm moving out California in a few weeks and have made available all my locations where I've dug silver coins in San Francisco. All data is on an excel spreadsheet with over 300 locations in the city of SF and other locations as well. Information covers areas I've hunted since 1986. I...
  14. Major Milestone Reached Today! My 2,000th Silver Coin Dug!!!

    It's been an amazing journey for the last 35 years since I started metal detecting in 1985. Thousands of some very interesting locations to hunt. From the farm fields in East Anglia England, to parks and beaches in Ireland, to the beaches in Hawaii, some states on the east coast including PA...
  15. V Nickel, 2 Silver Dimes, and a Silver ring!

    I hit two places today. One was a park and the other was a 2 mile long median. The park I hunted is a tiny little park in the heart of the city and lucked out digging one silver dime. I then drove over to a median I've hunted before many times. It's very long, about 2 miles in length. Most of...
  16. I Drove 124 Miles for 2 Cents !

    I hunted another one of those hill tops in San Francisco and dug out one of those coins that don't show up very often, in fact I've now only found 3 of them in 35 years of metal detecting. Only about 2 inches deep in very rocky soil I pop out an 1864 2 cent piece! These coins are probably common...
  17. Seated Quarter on Edge of Cliff! And a Really Neat Relic!

    In the city of San Francisco there are at least a dozen of these high elevation parks with fantastic views of the city. I've been hunting them for years and have dug out some very nice finds. People from the city have been coming up to these parks since the gold rush of the 1850's having...
  18. Sterling Silver Mickey Mouse Ring and 3 Silver Dimes!

    Today I went back to the baseball field and again used the big 10 inch coil. Another good day with 3 silver dimes, 4 wheat pennies, and my first ever piece of Disney jewelry! I'ts a big men's Mickey Mouse ring! One of the silver dimes was barley audible, it was about 9 inches deep. The other...
  19. Went With the Big 10 Inch Coil...Dug Deep Silver and Gold!

    I've been hunting this baseball field with my standard 8 inch coil my first 7 or 8 trips and have found silver at 5 ,6 , and 7 inches. Today I decided to change to a larger 10 inch coil. I know I can punch down another 2 or 3 inches with the bigger coil, so I gave it a try. The big coil did not...
  20. Wait 1 Year for the Gophers to Tear Up the Field.....Then Go Back...Shallow Silver!

    I hunted two baseball fields today. The first one had a silver quarter and two silver rings. My second field was a baseball field I hunted about 16 months ago. It has hundreds of fresh gopher mounds all over the field. This area has had numerous gopher activity over the years that keeps bringing...
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