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Old 10-30-2018, 04:01 PM
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Default Two Indians, a Merc and an old token

Had the day off today so I was going to do some swinging. There was ice on my windshield this morning and frost on the leaves but nothing a big coat wouldn't fight off.

I went back to the yard where I got the Indianhead yesterday.....only good target I had was another Indianhead....1907. There was still a signal in that same spot but it was only one direction swinging and I had dug pretty deep but got nothing. That signal was what made me dig there which I'm guessing was masking the Indianhead.

After going over that yard for probably the 10th time I decided to move on.

I went a few blocks north to an area where the city has been buying up houses to tear down so they can put in flood control. One of the houses which I've been wanting to detect was owned by the city now.....free game!

Went in the front yard and first signal I dug ended up being a 1916 Merc! A few signals later I popped out an 1899 Indianhead! Finally hit my goal of 30 for the year! I'm one short of my silver goal of 50 though.....no complaints though!

Did some swinging in the backyard but only got junk and a couple memorials. Hit the front yard one last time. Came across a good signal but it sounded like it was probably junk. To my surprise it was a token! I managed to ding it a bit but not bad. It is from Samuel London's pool hall on Hennepin Ave in Minneapolis that was in business during the 20's and 30's. Good way to end the hunt.

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Old 10-31-2018, 08:49 AM
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Great finds! Nice Indians! That token is super cool! Too bad no D on the merc

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Old 10-31-2018, 09:28 AM
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Great finds! Nice Indians! That token is super cool! Too bad no D on the merc
Thanks Tom! I was kind of bummed about the lack of the D mintmark but I'll take it. I think the token was my favorite find.....kind of wish I hadn't dinged it.

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Old 10-31-2018, 10:22 AM
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Nice!!
Thanks man!

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Old 10-31-2018, 07:31 PM
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Love that old billiard token from Minneapolis!
From the 1920's or 1930's

http://tokencatalog.com/display_reco...w=All+Listings

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Congrats Tundra on reaching the Indian Tribe goal and one more Silver for that goal also. As usual great looking Indians and that first year Merc is in pretty nice shape too. Neat Token. Trapper

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Congrats Tundra on reaching the Indian Tribe goal and one more Silver for that goal also. As usual great looking Indians and that first year Merc is in pretty nice shape too. Neat Token. Trapper
Thanks Trapper! The Indians were nice to dig but I really like that token! Its snowing here today so I think the detecting season is over for the year.

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