Well I told my friend bruce about this site. Hope you all get to know this guy. He has made Silver and Gold in the past. He also has 33 years of detecting experience. Hope to see him post a topic soon.
Was wondering how many others have found a single coin that was worth more than the cost of their detector. I have made two finds like that myself. Hope to see others make their postings here. If people are looking this should show that it can be done.
I do alot of night hunting and have made many of my better finds doing so. There are less people to bother you, plus it's sometimes the only time I have free. I do not use a light. Also I've never been bothered by hoods. Any body else enjoy this time to hunt?
I'm interested in others methods to find more coins, one of mine at say a sidewalk that has been removed, is to take and shovel off 6 inches or so and go over the area again. I've found deeper coins that way. anybody else ever try that?
Here is my best so far, anybody ever find one from this mint?
Find details: That year started to do sidewalks and house tear ups as my major detecting focus. I had only a short time left in the detecting season, I needed 4 coins (keepers) to reach 68 to double the previous years total. It was...