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Old 07-16-2017, 06:21 PM
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Default Rings around the Rosie...

Went back this morning to the 1930's school to continue working my way around the perimeter of the old ballfield...had a bit over 2 hours of digging done when kids and their parents began showing up to play a game, so with the day already a success I packed up and left. I was getting tired anyway from all the work only 3 pieces of trash turned up with the coins I was digging, and I dug a lot of clad...$8.14 worth, including one of those dollar coins...also recovered 8 wheats along with the silver and sterling silver #124, sterling #23 and #24... That's all I have for today and probably for the next several days as the heat/humidity is returning and I have other things to do...but when the next hunt takes place I won't be using the Explorer II. I'll either be out in the water with the Sword...or dirt hunting with a #*%...&@! As always...thanks for the looks and Happy Hunting!

2017 totals...silvers-129/oldest-1780 1 Reale,1800 Half Reale/.925-24/14K-2/coppers&LC's-7/oldest-1721 KG I Farthing,1721 French Colonies Sou...Minelab Explorer XS, Explorer II and a pair of Excalibur Swords...GG & D/C headphones/Garrett's album-Def Leppard-On Through The Night (1980)

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Old 07-16-2017, 06:26 PM
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Dang that's a great hunt, congrats!

Compadre : 2017 (Total (4/4/13 to date)) - Clad: $116.58 ($556.28), Silver coins: 0 (4), Wheats: 5 (28), Gold: 2 (15), .925 9 (37), Rings: 20 (117), Oldest Coin: 1940 CAN cent, 1940 Jefferson, 1940d Wheat

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Old 07-16-2017, 07:17 PM
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Another great hunt from Capt Sterling...ho hum...

Nice work as usual! Congrats.

XP Deus, 2016 (2017): 66 (48) Silv, 566 (197) Wheats, 2 (1) V Nick, 13 (9) Buffs, 11 (5) IHC, 35 (15) Tokens 4 () Gold, 19 (14) Sterling, $ 176.47 ($209.84) clad
1807 Draped Bust Half Cent, 1866 Shield Nick

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Old 07-17-2017, 07:05 AM
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Another great hunt Capt. Congrats on the Rosie and the sterlings!

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2017 (Total)...Clad-$118.35 ($456.80)...Silver-1 (11)...Gold-1 (5)...Sterling-9 (29)...Wheats-20 (84)...Oldest-1865 2 cent piece

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Old 07-17-2017, 07:19 AM
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Nice job capt! Good luck with the new rig!

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Old 07-17-2017, 09:23 AM
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Sweet finds!
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Old 07-17-2017, 12:33 PM
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Cool finds and congrats on the sterling and rosie!

Etrac Totals since 12/27/10 (2017) - Clad: $2755.43 ($136.01), Silver Coins: 1333 (75), Wheats: 5799 (365), .925: 228 (13), Oldest Coins: 1814 Large Cent, 1860 1/4 Real, 1888 Seated Quarter

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