FINALLY found something other than a bottlecap!!!!!!!!!!!!!

kblackphoto

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hello!! today was a changing day for me. finally, after a year of treasure hunting (on and off of course). Im in small town Oklahoma and I came to visit my grandpa I havent seen in about 15 years. It was like it was yesterday when I saw him though. Anyways, I knew he had an older house and I warned him I will be treasure hunting. Anyways I went out into his backyard and I found a 1939 mercury dime!! i was out for literally 5 minutes before I picked up a signal that was solid. I dug a small plug and it just popped out at me like nobodys business. I was so happy I was jumping around. Not sure if its worth anything or not, but I don't really care because I finally found something other than a bottlecap, that is old and that is not a piece of junk. I did some more digging and came up with 3 wheat pennies and 2 nickels. The nickels were nothing special but the wheat pennies were a cool find. Anyways, just wanted to share. I have been digging for a long time but I kept on keepin on and I found some pretty cool stuff. Thanks for reading my story!!!
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Henry2

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Congratulations on the silver, its proof that if you're patient the good stuff will come eventually:thumbsup:
 

seeker41

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very cool! congrats to you!!
 
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kblackphoto

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thanks guys, its it really good condition too. its not marked there is just a crown on it. i will post pics when i get home. my gpa said the dirt was poured around the house a long time ago so who knows where the coins originated from. there is an old clothes line but had no luck there. i kept getting lots of crazy signals so im guessing that could be plumbing but when those coins showed up it was a clear signal.
 

old digger

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I used to live west of Enid, but I miss the potential Oklahoma has in finding goodies. Remember, that to claim the land (1/4 section)back in the land rush, they had to build a house. A lot of these old buildings are gone. After getting permission I would look for broken glass and other debris. Good Luck, I hope you find a good one! P.S. Congratulations on the silver dime and the wheaties. :thumbsup:
 

motodude

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its it really good condition too.


That's because when you told grandpa you would be treasure hunting he went out and planted it in the yard for you to find! :)

Just kidding! Great find and congratulations!
 

Dug1898

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WTG Girl! Your first coin was silver! That's a good sign, You'll find more for sure. Keep checking those backyards and clothslines, lol.
 
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kblackphoto

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lol my grandpa made a joke that he wants to plant a bunch of coins now haha. thanks again everyone;)
 

Bum Luck

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lol my grandpa made a joke that he wants to plant a bunch of coins now haha. thanks again everyone;)

My dad would always stoop to pick up a coin and it would make his day, so we would plant one now and then to perk him up. :laughing7:
 

Michiganne

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Congrats Mrs. B on your first Merc! :thumbsup:

been digging for a long time but I kept on keepin on
And there's the key right there. Good finds don't happen every day.

Good luck out there!

HH
 

Marinehunter

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Being king of the pop tops and penny finds, I know the feeling, just keep diggin.
 

cntrydncr1

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congrats on the silver! I would keep hitting his yard if I were you!
 

Theakiki

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Congratulations! I feel happy for you!
I've found buckets of coins, but I'm still hoping ad waiting for my first Merc!
 

Gunrunner61

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WAY TO GO!! Persistence pays off HH
 

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