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Old 06-13-2018, 12:07 PM
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Default A Bunch Of SoCal Silver And Some Other Goodies

Hey everyone,
I have been lazy and not feeling very motivated to post but figured I would show you the last 5 or 6 hunts. I haven't been able to get out for any long hunts so these finds are all from shorter 3-4 hour hunts after work. A few of the coins are in bad shape. Fertilizer in some parks is brutal on silver.

If anyone knows what the little winged spoon thingy is, please let me know.

These finds takes me to 101 silver coins, 543 wheat pennies and 14 pieces of sterling for the year.

Enjoy,
Jason
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Old 06-13-2018, 12:16 PM
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Wow that Walker was killed!!! Nice hunt!!
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Old 06-13-2018, 12:53 PM
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Very nice! No idea about the spoon thing...
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Old 06-13-2018, 01:54 PM
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Originally Posted by GroundSweeper View post
Man thatís some good hunting there Jam! Congrats, and great pics too! Thanks for posting
Thanks buddy!
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Nice finds as usual Jam! Nice lawnmower half, lol.


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Thanks! Yes, it's a half of a half.
Originally Posted by Tom_in_CA View post
You're right. Whatever park you're hitting for these, must use a different fertilizer , or have different mineral content, than your normal stomping grounds. Because most of the silver you show doesn't have such pits.

You're right that it could be fertilizer. I've noticed that silver coins that come from golf courses (where they apply lots of fertalizer) tends to be toasted much more than normal ground silver.
Yeah, it's the only thing I can think of that would cause it. They come out really dark and pitted and that about as clean as I can get them.
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woweeee a walker jamflicker! Is that a first. I always call cut coins "jamflickers" and people just shake their head and assume im nuts. They just dont know :-(

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Haha, yes it's my first cut half of any kind. I would probably shake my head if you called it a jamflicker too. I call marbles peekaboos because of how they are always barely peeking out of the dirt when I find them. A couple of my buddies know but a couple had no idea what I was talking about.
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Very nice! No idea about the spoon thing...
Thanks!
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Wow that Walker was killed!!! Nice hunt!!
Thanks!

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Nice Jason!! It's a SIN what happened to that Walker!!

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woweeee a walker jamflicker! Is that a first. I always call cut coins "jamflickers" and people just shake their head and assume im nuts. They just dont know :-(

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You're right. Whatever park you're hitting for these, must use a different fertilizer , or have different mineral content, than your normal stomping grounds. Because most of the silver you show doesn't have such pits.

You're right that it could be fertilizer. I've noticed that silver coins that come from golf courses (where they apply lots of fertalizer) tends to be toasted much more than normal ground silver.
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Old 06-13-2018, 01:45 PM
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Nice finds as usual Jam! Nice lawnmower half, lol.


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Man thatís some good hunting there Jam! Congrats, and great pics too! Thanks for posting

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Old 06-13-2018, 02:09 PM
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Great finds...that pitting gives it character. And that half or a half is still worth its weight in silver.

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Congrats my friend at again topping the century mark on Silver coins. Only 99 more to reach 200, if you can dig the other half of the half you can count it twice. That is if you get enough time to punish the ground. I can no longer pound the local parks as they seemed drained of good targets so I've been hunting private grounds or driving some distants to get my Silver fix. Like Tom said the fertilizer looks to have done a number on the coins. They look like a couple I dug years ago from a golf course. Trapper

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Old 06-13-2018, 04:26 PM
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That ring is super cool!

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Nice hunting Jam! Congrats on hitting the century mark!
The spoon looks like an old measuring spoon to me but just a guess.

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Another great hard earned display Jam.
You make it look so easy . Love the silver as always and the marbles are sweet.
Congradulations.
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Old 06-14-2018, 01:14 PM
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Originally Posted by SeabeeRon View post
Nice Jason!! It's a SIN what happened to that Walker!!
thanks Rob! I know, poor walker. I tried to find the rest.

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Great finds...that pitting gives it character. And that half or a half is still worth its weight in silver.
Thanks and I agree on the putting.
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Congrats my friend at again topping the century mark on Silver coins. Only 99 more to reach 200, if you can dig the other half of the half you can count it twice. That is if you get enough time to punish the ground. I can no longer pound the local parks as they seemed drained of good targets so I've been hunting private grounds or driving some distants to get my Silver fix. Like Tom said the fertilizer looks to have done a number on the coins. They look like a couple I dug years ago from a golf course. Trapper
Thanks Trapper! I know what you mean about drained sites. Itís getting harder and harder here too. Yeah it has to be the fertilizer that messes up these coins.
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That ring is super cool!
Thanks Steve
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Nice hunting Jam! Congrats on hitting the century mark!
The spoon looks like an old measuring spoon to me but just a guess.
Thanks Ron. That sort of what Iím thinking on the spoon too.
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Another great hard earned display Jam.
You make it look so easy . Love the silver as always and the marbles are sweet.
Congradulations.
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Nice finds Jason! Starting to heat up in your neck of the woods.......

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Old 06-19-2018, 10:54 AM
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Originally Posted by usmceng1 View post
Haven't been back to Elesian to hint since the last post. I've been going to santa monica beach almost every sat morning. My daughter likes beach hunting better. I want to hit some of the parks we used to hunt to see if the ctx can squeak a few more silvers or it was just me being more intrested in hunting with a new machine.
That's awesome. I bet your daughter is getting big and so cool she likes going with you to the beach detecting.
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Nice finds Jason! Starting to heat up in your neck of the woods.......
Thanks Sean. Yes, for sure starting to heat up.

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