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Old 10-12-2017, 09:24 AM
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Default Token hiding in plain sight.

Was out detecting the other day, about 15 feet away, I see something shining in the morning sunlight. As I step closer, I smile, and take out the camera and take a picture. Picture taken as found.. Tony AZ
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Old 10-12-2017, 09:44 AM
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Cant beat that !! Nice token. I found a V nickel that way .

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Old 10-12-2017, 09:56 AM
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That is why i am always looking at the ground.

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Old 10-12-2017, 10:08 AM
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Since I started this hobby, I think I've found 50% of my clad without my detector. I'm always looking now and my wife wont let me carry my detector while we wait on a table at restaurants, but she can't control where I look, most of the time anyway.
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Old 10-12-2017, 10:34 AM
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haha. That is so awesome. good eye sir!
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Old 10-12-2017, 10:51 AM
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Nice "in-situ" shot.
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:14 PM
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Gotta love the ones you don't need to dig for. I still would on managed it scratch it picking it up somehow with my luck. Congrats
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Old 10-12-2017, 03:55 PM
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Nice find, yet to find that style of token..


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Old 10-12-2017, 05:19 PM
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Nice surface find, Iíve found a silver Rosie, a war nickel and a barber dime on the surface


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Old 10-12-2017, 07:16 PM
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Gotta love that, great eyes!

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Old 10-12-2017, 09:18 PM
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Great surface find...Wow!

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Old 10-12-2017, 11:05 PM
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Astoundingly amazing and awesome find!!! Congrats!

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Old 10-12-2017, 11:42 PM
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Always nice finding those surface finds. Congrats!

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Old 10-13-2017, 05:40 PM
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Now that is cool, awesome token!

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Old 10-17-2017, 01:38 PM
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I absolutely hate the dry southwest, like where I live in SoCal, but the one good thing is with metal detecting. Lots of good finds right at or near the surface, since there isn't a lot of vegetation/organics buildup over the years to push stuff deeper.....

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