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Old 06-12-2018, 06:50 PM
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Default Sterling and some change

Very first target of a 45 min lunch hunt was this earring stamped STERLING. I sorted through the dirt looking for the stone but probably need a sieve of sorts for that, harder with gloves hands.

Found $1.24 in coins and a tiny aluminum St. Benedict medal thing.

HOT out! Happy hunting
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Old 06-12-2018, 06:58 PM
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Congrats, looks like it might have been broken off a ring??

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Old 06-12-2018, 08:53 PM
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I found one like that a few years back looked like it was once a ring. nice score.

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Old 06-12-2018, 09:22 PM
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Congrats on the Sterling and other finds!

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Old 06-12-2018, 10:34 PM
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Congrats! Hot! Your from Arizona where its 115 degrees...remember?

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Old 06-12-2018, 10:57 PM
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Nice hunting Jeff, silver is always welcome. In all shapes and forms!

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Nice little earring, congrats!

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I found a similar St Benedict medal a while back..

It's the Churches most powerful Medal.

http://metaldetectingforum.com/showthread.php?t=259756

http://www.ncregister.com/blog/astag...messing-around

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Nice piece of sterling. It looks old, congrats!

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Old 06-13-2018, 09:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Ron 71 View post
Wow that's a lot of targets for a short hunt, Congrats on the sterling!
Thanks Ron, I need to get better about including a picture of the trash too.

Originally Posted by sandgroper View post
Nice little earring, congrats!
Thanks man!

Originally Posted by SoOregonMd View post
I found a similar St Benedict medal a while back..

It's the Churches most powerful Medal.

http://metaldetectingforum.com/showthread.php?t=259756

http://www.ncregister.com/blog/astag...messing-around
It sure sounded awesome for such a little thing! Thanks for the info.

Originally Posted by Jamflicker View post
Nice piece of sterling. It looks old, congrats!
Thanks Jam! I love it when it is stamped “STERLING” as only a few of my finds have been - usually it’s 925 which I won’t knock either but a handful are marked sterling and they just have a little more something about them

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