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Old 08-10-2017, 09:46 PM
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Default A previously undetected yard is a beautiful thing

So I got permission to detect a house built in 1893 just down the street from me. The homeowner has lived there for about 50 years and told me it had never been detected. I've come up with 20–25 wheats and six silvers so far out of just the side yard, but these are just my finds from yesterday. My favorite of the finds is the 1916-S Barber dime. Also in the photo is a small Deers makeup case, a broken sterling brooch, and half of one of those friendship necklaces that you put together to make a heart. I can't wait to get back to the yard and see what else is in the ground.







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Old 08-10-2017, 09:49 PM
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Great permission. Congrats on the pile o silver and other nice finds. Looking forward to your updates.


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Old 08-10-2017, 10:05 PM
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Excellent score on the honey hole. I'm sure more treasure awaits you!

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Old 08-10-2017, 10:06 PM
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Wow great hunting!

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Old 08-10-2017, 10:16 PM
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All very nice finds...congrats!

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Old 08-10-2017, 11:14 PM
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Sweet barber dime.
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Old 08-11-2017, 12:01 AM
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Treat that owner special in your own ways if you get the chance. Besides, they are part of the experience ;-)

Keep them happy is what I'm saying. Talk, if they are talkers. Don't lose the back yard if you can help it.

I'd just about kill for that permission right now.
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Old 08-11-2017, 12:05 AM
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Very nice finds, looks like a great site, congrats!

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Old 08-11-2017, 04:02 AM
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Great hunt! congrats on the dime trifecta. Anxious to see what else you get from that place. Good luck Mark
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Old 08-11-2017, 07:04 AM
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Check and see if it has a Denver mint mark if it does you are very lucky!
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Old 08-11-2017, 07:28 AM
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Congrats! Finds like those sure help make-up for the slower days.

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Old 08-11-2017, 08:23 AM
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Oh Man! This bodes well! Please keep us apprised with Hunt updates!

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Old 08-11-2017, 08:57 AM
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How did you go about asking for permission. I don't know how to do it. That certainly must habe been exciting to find all that with a lot more yard to go. Congrats!!!

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Old 08-11-2017, 10:02 AM
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Originally Posted by billnovak1 View post
How did you go about asking for permission. I don't know how to do it. That certainly must habe been exciting to find all that with a lot more yard to go. Congrats!!!

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I used to go to church with the guy who lives in this house and we fell into conversation as he was moving some stuff into his house from his car one day and I was walking to go detect another house. I actually didn't even ask, he offered! But in general when getting permissions, I just try to be friendly, engaging, and upfront. I also teach history for a living, so that helps me get my foot in the door.
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Old 08-11-2017, 10:19 AM
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Very good.

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Old 08-11-2017, 10:56 AM
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love all the silver, nice spot keep hammering it!
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Old 08-11-2017, 12:03 PM
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Thanks for the response. It certainly helps to know someone.

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Old 08-11-2017, 01:37 PM
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nice trifecta.

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Old 08-11-2017, 06:07 PM
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Great stuff and you haven't even started! Great post and finds!

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Old 08-11-2017, 10:00 PM
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Fantastic hunting so far! Best of luck with the remaining yard and keep us updated!

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