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Old 04-20-2017, 11:03 PM
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Default Found my second silver ever!

I recently got permission to detect at a former state armory. The front portion of the building was built in the 1920's and the gymnasium was added shortly after WW2. It was in use as a National Guard armory until 2013. There isn't much grass but so far I have found almost $5 in modern coins, several wheat pennies, a couple rank insignias, 1 master sergeant, 1 specialist. And lastly, a 1942 Mercury dime, no mint mark. Not bad for only two days totally 2 hours of detecting! The owner tells me an excavator is coming out tomorrow to dig a trench for a drain that wraps around the building and I should come out and detect the dirt they pull out.
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Old 04-20-2017, 11:06 PM
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The floodgates are open now !!

AT PRO, 12 Large cents, 2 class rings,Nova ,, Barber Half, 1833 Hard Times token ,"American Digger",oldest-1719 half penny,1730's one Reale
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Old 04-20-2017, 11:07 PM
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Congrats on the Merc!

2017 totals...silvers-149/oldest-1780 1 Reale,1800 Half Reale/.925-30/14K-2/18K-1/coppers&LC's-8/oldest-1721 KG I Farthing,1721 French Colonies Sou...Minelab FBS and BBS detectors/GG & D/C headphones/Garrett's album- AC/DC -Can I Sit On Your Face Girl- (Concert Bootleg) (1977)

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Old 04-20-2017, 11:20 PM
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That's a great start. Can't beat a mercury !!

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Old 04-20-2017, 11:40 PM
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Great hunting congrats!

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Old 04-21-2017, 06:50 AM
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