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  1. Huge bucket lister for me. 1793 large cent

    Just a few hours to detect today turned out to be a big surprise. On the way back to the truck to head home, one more signal that sounded pretty good. Turned up a 1793 Type two Flowing hair large cent. A huge bucket lister to say the least. Also found a toasted Matron head LC, a 1905 Indian, and...
  2. Cool little Jetton

    I found this Jetton detecting yesterday at my favorite spot I have detected many time's. . It is a little larger than a penny, and half the thickness of a penny. Friedrich August I King of Saxony. Back says Fame and Fortune and jetton in German at the bottom. 1806 to 1827. These were used as...
  3. A pile of cool keepers

    These were all found at a place close by that I have hunted many times. Two toy sheriff's badges, 1958 dog license, play dime, several buttons, one half of a colonial cufflink, civil war coat button, heel plate from the 1800's, an old combination lock with a patent date of 1912, suspender...
  4. Cooler hunting and some fresh keepers

    Some new finds from 2 old locations. Some are from my back yard which I have hunted many times. As they say it's never hunted out. The other location is one I have also been to a number of times. 2 Indian head pennies 1907 & 1884, a no date buffalo nickel, 1945 P silver war nickel, and a 1911 V...
  5. A really cool token and some other keepers

    I was able to get out detecting at a friends house I had been to before. I found a few cool things. One is an old German transit token for 20 Phennig from the 1920's. It would have been for tram transportation from Nurnberg to Furth I believe on the street car, 1938 Blair County dog license...
  6. A few keepers from an old permission

    Just a few finds from last week at an old permission I have been to many times. A no date King George half penny from the 1700's, 2 tokens/ play money from the 1930's, 1948 Wheat penny, 1917 buffalo nickel, 1939 Jefferson nickel, suspender buckle, an old pin or broach, an old rifle cartridge...
  7. A few keeper from a couple of hot hunts

    Just a few finds from 2 different locations. 10 Wheat pennies, 1935d Washington quarter, 1920 Mercury dime, 1911 V nickel, Ford model T ignition key, and an old suspender buckle. A friend invited me to detect his fixer upper property and some of the finds are from my old standby permission...
  8. The nicest LC I have ever dug

    I was able to get out for a short hunt and found the nicest Braided Hair LC I have ever dug. 1848 Braided Hair. Also a musket ball, a crappy 1921 Wheat and a flattened penny with a hole, and an old hatchet head. Any idea on the age of the hatchet would be appreciated. Thanks for looking and good...
  9. A few keepers during hot times

    Just some keepers from Central. Pa. Have not had much time to get out. Life seems to get in the way. The silver flower pin was really nice filigree work and the tag is an unknown. Found on a farm where a grist mill used to be. Any idea on the letters on it would be appreciated. P.L. Co. L M is...
  10. Need help with this tag.

    This was found in Central Pa on an old farm where a grist mill once was. This area is also know for lime kilns and pig iron furnaces. Just curious to find out what the letters stand for. Maybe a miners tag? A little larger than a half dollar, copper or brass with number 41 on it and the letters...
  11. A nice unusual silver coin today. Quality not quantity

    I had a few hours today to spare so detecting we will go. Not a quantity day but a quality day. Dug many holes at my old go to colonial location and found 2 keepers. An old flat button marked best quality and a British King George IIII, silver one Shilling coin dated 1825 in pretty nice shape...
  12. Short hunt at a place I have pounded many times with some keepers

    I was able to get out to detect for a few hours yesterday at a location that I have been to many times and found a few keepers. An old Shrader valve tool, two wheat pennies 1920 and 1945, a Mercury dime 1936, a silver war nickel 1945, buffalo nickel I believe 1935,, a gold filled religious...
  13. First hunt in Pa since getting back from Arizona

    This will be my first metal detecting post since getting back from Arizona. I went to a permission I have been to many times and still found some keepers. Two old bells one a Crotal bell and the other a jingle bell that would have been attached to leather. The jingle bell is marked Pat. Oct 24...
  14. Last hunts for Arizona

    This will be my last post of detecting finds for Arizona as we head back to Pa. soon. 12 Wheats, 2 silver rings, the one with the stone is a very old style, 6 tokens 3 newer ones 2 Az. tax tokens circa 1930's, and a bronze Franklin Pierce presidential token from the early 1900's, pocket knife...
  15. โœ… SOLVED Old advertising good luck token

    I do know what this is, but I am trying to get an approximate age on it. It is as I said an advertising good luck token that would have a penny in the center. It isn't in the best shape. The front says " Friendly Loan & Finance Co, Phoenix, Ariz. quick loans $20.00 to $300.00, just say lend me...
  16. Not my best hunt, but a really funny thing happened

    This is a rather long post, but if you want a good laugh, read it to the end. These are the latest finds from last Friday in Phoenix. Not a lot this time, but still always fun. 1952 silver dime, four Wheat pennies, a pin for Norwalk Centaurs motorcycle club Yuma prison run, that raises money for...
  17. Some cool keepers from Arizona

    I was able to get out for my once a week hunt in Az.. 3 Wheat pennies and 1 Mercury dime 1937, an ornate silver handle for a table knife, an old advertising good luck token for Skyrider shoes for boys circa 1930's, a delegates badge for the National Irrigation Congress which was in existence...
  18. A nice bunch of keepers from Arizona

    The latest metal detecting finds from Arizona. Three silver coins, 1940 Mercury dime, 1951 Roosevelt dime, and 1939 Washington quarter, and a very ornate sterling silver utensil handle, Arizona tax token circa 1930's, a cub scout pin, and 18 Wheat pennies from 1927 to 1956. The last item is an...
  19. A few finds from sunny Arizona

    Just another boring post of my latest detecting finds. 1942 and 1953 silver dimes, four foreign coins 2 Mexican, one Canadian and one unknown, two tokens one a one month recovery for AA and the other a 5 Mil Arizona sales tax token circa 1930's, a misc. pile of jewelry items with the largest...
  20. The latest finds from sunny rock hard Arizona.

    My last couple of detecting hunts. 13 Wheat pennies, 2 Mercury dimes, 4 tokens 3 Arizona tax tokens circa 1930's and one Peter Piper, one US Army collar brass, a piece of raw turquoise, and an old marble. Also dug a lot of clad. Not a lot but still some fun digging in the beautiful weather...
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