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EmuDetector 02-27-2021 05:57 PM

Short hunt, Confederate button and silver quarter!
 
Well the weather was finally nice for the afternoon so I ran out for a couple hours to a spot I have been a lot. Finds are getting thinner here, but today was amazing. I ended up getting a solid tone and on the dig I pulled a 1935 US Quarter, first one in a while! While pulling a grid around the area I got a lower tone on the nox and thought it was going to turn into a small coin spill from the same person. BUT! Pulled the plug and was shocked to find a big coat button sitting in the dirt. I wiped a little dirt away and saw the silhouette of the Virginia seal. I have not found one of these yet, and someone correct me if I am wrong, but this should be my first ~confirmed~ Confederate find.

Thanks for looking!

https://i.ibb.co/SVC19xK/PXL-20210227-201819239.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/mCk5gwJ/PXL-20210227-222304747.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/RpQBqSg/PXL-20210227-202913274.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/D4HQpyj/PXL-20210227-202945185.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/rvXtvXZ/PXL-20210227-223153068.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/FXDvQ1p/PXL-20210227-223204520.jpg

VA-REB 02-27-2021 07:08 PM

Nice. That is one I would like to find.

MuddyMo 02-27-2021 07:10 PM

Great hunt, congrats

Huckleberry 02-27-2021 07:29 PM

Nice hunt. WTG.

DigginMoRelics 02-27-2021 08:48 PM


Super nice button, would love to find one like that some day. :goodone:

EmuDetector 02-28-2021 10:01 AM

Thanks for the comments all!

Estima8tor 02-28-2021 10:25 AM

Very nice Virginia button and a sweet GW too. Good job man!

Fredneck 02-28-2021 10:44 AM

Congrats on your first :good:

7centsworth 03-01-2021 05:40 AM

That is a nice button. Congratulations.

markinswpa 03-01-2021 10:21 AM

Congrats on the GW and sweet save on the button. Good luck, Mark

EmuDetector 03-02-2021 10:14 AM

Thanks all! Still can't believe I got that button, I just keep staring at it!

Coinboy 03-02-2021 01:42 PM

Great finds and hunt Emu!

duggap 03-03-2021 10:14 AM

Well, I would say that site now qualifies for a "Long" hunt. I already smell the plates.

BOZ 03-03-2021 07:47 PM

Awesome hunt


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EmuDetector 03-03-2021 07:59 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by duggap (Post 3295164)
Well, I would say that site now qualifies for a "Long" hunt. I already smell the plates.

I've actually been beating it up for over a year. It's a large wooded area and I've found the major hot spots with civil war activity and then a few camps from colonial logging for the navy. If you scroll through my posts you can see those finds. I'm kind of just finding the random single items here and there still.

Thanks again guys!

Wom 27 03-03-2021 11:40 PM

Old GW and a great button! Great hunt !


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