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Old 10-19-2018, 01:47 PM
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Default Finally, first gold (and silver)

After several "false starts" with rings that turned out to be costume jewelry, I finally found one that is stamped for gold, and silver.

We have today off from school for end of quarter, so we went out today to an old park we haven't hunted before. We started around the baseball backstop. Oh my gosh, you couldn't move your coil a foot without getting some signal. It was driving me crazy, and I couldn't stand it any longer. So after about 30 minutes of that I headed out into the outfield and towards the playground area.

Halfway there I got into a junky area with signals reading from 40-75. But on the edge of that was a hard 84-85. So that's the one I went for first. And two inches down I found this ring.

Inside it's stamped "Sterling" and "10k Gold Top." It's well worn, but has some good weight to it. After about three hours of swinging we called it a morning. My wrist was hurting and Mark had chores to do. But we called it a good day. Mark, btw, found a silver Rosie, so he didn't leave only clad and trash laden.
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Old 10-19-2018, 02:27 PM
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Congrats on finding your first gold ring.

I've been MDing for 2 years now, and have no silver, no gold, and my only old coin is a 1945 Wheatie. So you're doing very well.

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Old 10-19-2018, 02:28 PM
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Wow! That's a cool ring. I really like the ones with big stones.


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Old 10-19-2018, 02:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Wolf-Dog View post
Congrats on finding your first gold ring.

I've been MDing for 2 years now, and have no silver, no gold, and my only old coin is a 1945 Wheatie. So you're doing very well.
They're coming man! Will pop out of the ground when you least expect it...

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Old 10-19-2018, 10:12 PM
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Way to score! Sterling AND Gold! Looks like a nice big garnet? Congrats on a great first precious metal ring.
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Old 10-20-2018, 12:01 AM
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Nice ring.

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Old 10-20-2018, 12:25 AM
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Congrats on you first!

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Old 10-20-2018, 07:45 AM
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Sweet find, I'm sure theres more where that came from, keep it up. Happy to see young people getting involved in the hobby. HH Mark

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Old 10-20-2018, 08:21 PM
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Excellent find, Congrats on your first gold ring!

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Old 10-20-2018, 08:46 PM
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Congrats on the sterling/10K ring...nice piece and a great dig!

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