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  1. 1 ROOM SCHOOL HOUSE SCHOOLED ME ON THIS COIN AND SOME SILVER

    This coin baffled me i had to go to truck and get my glasses i thought i knew all the US coins until i dug this one. Its a 1938 5 centavos from the phillipines that say's United States of America on it. Wow! I had to google this one to figure it out. The next coin was a little easier A 1951D...
  2. Gold ring

    Here are my finds for this evenings quick hunt $2.16 in clad. What is believed to be a gold ring it is not marked. It rang up a 52 on my AT MAX it was about 6 in deep and I found it about 10 yards away from where I dug up the 1892 Barber half last week and the usual Farm trash. Not sure why my...
  3. First Barber half

    Went Out Swinging tonight found my first Barber half dollar 1892 which is my first silver half and oldest silver also found a sheath knife and a pocket knife four wheat leaf pennies, 2 poultry bands and some clad.[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]1843743[
  4. DANDY BUTTON? AND A SILVER FIRST

    Went out yesterday and had a few good finds first this 1906 barber dime my FIRST!. Then this Dandy type button i"m not a button guy so i"m looking for ID help. Is this called a flat button? And an approx year or at least century was at a 1800 farm site. Looks to be a hallmark under shank?
  5. Constables badge

    Had a quick hunt on my lunch break. Found this constables badge. Made by the Williamson stamp company Minneapolis Minnesota only catalog I can find is catalog number 22 and it is not listed there company started in 1880. If anyone has access to any of their other catalogs and could date this for...
  6. Bucket list find ??? wasn't on my list, And some SILVER

    Went to a private property today on a local lake where there used to be a dance hall, found 11 coins in one hole all clad i wasn't impressed that they were all clad but the owners 3 young boy's thought it was pretty cool to find all those coins. Moving on to a large tree in the yard i found a...
  7. 49 COINS AND A THIMBLE AND MILITARY BUTTON

    Took out some friends today to 2 different permissions. Hunter found his first buffalo nickel and Tarrin found his first silver war nickel. I found 49 coins 2 where wheaties and 2 canadians, I found my first thimble is say Read Faribault Daily News on the side that is a local News paper. I also...
  8. Victorian farm site 1873, Bucket lister and last trip

    This was my 4th trip to the farm and i think my last for a while i have cherry picked this place pretty good i'm sure there are more coins but i have to many other permissions that i haven't been to yet its time to move on. That being said i found my first v nickel 1902 YEA!! it was a good...
  9. What is your opinion on detecting residential boulevards?

    I was looking at some big victorian homes in town today on my lunch break quite a few of them have been converted to apartments and was thinking of detecting the boulevard between the sidewalk and the street, but i just couldn't bring my self to do it. whats your opinion or doing this?
  10. 1873 victorian farm site part 3 finally some silver.

    Only had a couple hours again today to go swinging so i made my 3rd trip to the farm. Found 5 wheaties 1909,1911,1912,1932,1935. A 1941 washington I knew with all the indians and wheats i'd been finding there had to be silver there, my first with my new at max and my first of the year, and a...
  11. 1873 victorian farm site part 2

    Only had a 2 hour hunt between rain and graduation parties found 3 indian's 1902,1903,1905 and a gold ring. The gold ring rang up at 45-46 on my at max at 8 inchs i buried the shovel popped out the the plug and there it was starring at me pretty as could be. All 4 items were in the front yard...
  12. Victorian farm site 1873

    Went to former Employee farm site just started lots more property to cover hope my Nephew can help or it will take many trips, i have more Permissions than i can dig. Great problem to have.W Large corn knife. brass buckle 41 cents in clad, the key chain is interesting as it was 5" deep and very...
  13. 925 SILVER AND A CLOSE ENCOUNTER

    Went out tonight for a quick hunt after work and mowing my lawn. left the house about 730pm to check out a new spot a friend told me about that his parents took him to as a kid for picnics back in the late 60's it is now an abandoned park and a disaster to walk through let alone swing in. on the...
  14. Help with rock ID

    Found this stone in south central Minnesota while out detecting a magnet will stick to it. Any idea what it could be? It weighs 5lb 4oz
  15. USS KITTY HAWK CVAG3

    Went dirt fishing after work at a local campground resort only had about a half hour before the storm came in and chased me out found this service medal and some other relics and some clad. On the bright side i came home and started 2 5 gallon batchs of rhubarb wine.
  16. My new shovel. What's your favorite digging tool?

    I have not been happy with my digging tool so i went out in search of a new one i had been using a tiling spade i had in the shed and it seemed ok but i found i had to bend over to far to pry out the plug, So i went on to Utube and did a search i watched many video's and this looked by far the...
  17. Sewing Awl 5 to 7000 year old

    Found this piece of copper at a canoe landing on the pigeon river which is still used by the native Americans in the area to collect wild rice. I was told it is a sewing awl used by the indigenous people here in the great lakes area and that the copper period was 5 to 7000 years ago. If thats...
  18. GOLD AND DIAMONDS

    Went to a local beach today with my AT MAX for some under water detecting went out about waste deep and started Plenty of trash and then Buzingga i hit the big one Gold and Diamonds its not the biggest one if ever found but i sure was happy with it until i came home and made the mistake of...
  19. A Rosie day

    A 1964 rosie, a dog tag and a i dont know any ideas on what slotted spoon thing is? Oldest dog tag i've found.
  20. Rainy day with a silver lining

    Found a 1935 Washington at the city park and a 1899 Barber about 3 feet into the yard of a Victorian that is scheduled to be torn down by the city. Rain here today most of morning, had a few muddy hrs this afternoon to get out, Frost warning for here tonight, covered my plants.
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