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Old 01-06-2022, 05:32 PM
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Well, I am sick. I was metal detecting Huntington Beach, in California, just south of the Pier. I could see where a tractor had cut some sand away, so the rain could run off the walkway. Well knowing coins sink, and seeing the cut went from zero at the sidewalk to nearly two feet out towards the ocean, I jumped right on the spot. First target was a 32, 33, so I dug and to my supprise, a Ben Franklin, and of coarse, I swung back over the hole, and sure enough I was getting the same numbers. In the same hole, out comes a Walking Liberty. Two half dollars in the same hole. Next came a Washington silver, and then a Mercury dime, and finally a Rosevelt silver dime. I was so excited, I put the five coins on a small block wall and took pictures, and then walked away. Yep, I left them there on that wall. I am sick.
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Old 01-06-2022, 07:02 PM
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Although thatís never happened to me, I feel your pain!

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Old 01-06-2022, 11:15 PM
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Ouch, did you return to look?

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Next time, youíll take the pictures at home, Iíll bet

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Well, I am sick. I was metal detecting Huntington Beach, in California, just south of the Pier. I could see where a tractor had cut some sand away, so the rain could run off the walkway. Well knowing coins sink, and seeing the cut went from zero at the sidewalk to nearly two feet out towards the ocean, I jumped right on the spot. First target was a 32, 33, so I dug and to my supprise, a Ben Franklin, and of coarse, I swung back over the hole, and sure enough I was getting the same numbers. In the same hole, out comes a Walking Liberty. Two half dollars in the same hole. Next came a Washington silver, and then a Mercury dime, and finally a Rosevelt silver dime. I was so excited, I put the five coins on a small block wall and took pictures, and then walked away. Yep, I left them there on that wall. I am sick.
Oh, that's terrible. My first ring was a little sterling number that was unusual, a bit large for me. I lost it in a restaurant bathroom..

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Too sick to post pics, or you can't bear to even look at them now? Sounds like a fun time before you realized it.
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Old 01-09-2022, 01:28 AM
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Originally Posted by hikerdude View post
Well, I am sick. I was metal detecting Huntington Beach, in California, just south of the Pier.......................I put the five coins on a small block wall and took pictures, and then walked away. Yep, I left them there on that wall. I am sick.
Let's see the pictures!

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Well, I am sick. I was metal detecting Huntington Beach, in California, just south of the Pier. I could see where a tractor had cut some sand away, so the rain could run off the walkway. Well knowing coins sink, and seeing the cut went from zero at the sidewalk to nearly two feet out towards the ocean, I jumped right on the spot. First target was a 32, 33, so I dug and to my supprise, a Ben Franklin, and of coarse, I swung back over the hole, and sure enough I was getting the same numbers. In the same hole, out comes a Walking Liberty. Two half dollars in the same hole. Next came a Washington silver, and then a Mercury dime, and finally a Rosevelt silver dime. I was so excited, I put the five coins on a small block wall and took pictures, and then walked away. Yep, I left them there on that wall. I am sick.
I know the exact spot you are talking about. So you are the 1 posting for a reward of those on craigslist. Bro....forget it. Hope you ain't the 1 posting about all the jewelry off main st.
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Guess they never should of made that stuff legal in your state You wouldn't of done that.
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