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    This is spectacular beyond words, Dave! I wonder...

    This is spectacular beyond words, Dave! I wonder what it was attached to and how it ended up in the woods? Of course, maybe there wasn't a woods there 400+ years ago. I love the hand-engraved...
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    Such an incredible piece of history saved from...

    Such an incredible piece of history saved from being lost forever! I am reading so many Deus success stories. It's great that a detector like this can open up pounded sites for new possibilities. ...
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    That's awesome, Drew! Your write-up is what...

    That's awesome, Drew! Your write-up is what makes it great! Congrats! :clapping:
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    Whatever you do, don't accidentally spend it in...

    Whatever you do, don't accidentally spend it in the candy bar vending machine! :shame:

    :lol:

    Congrats on the mind boggling find, Dave! It is in remarkable shape too! Easily identifiable and...
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    Close! I started out with one of the first...

    Close! I started out with one of the first detectors that Charles Garrett built in his garage! My parents bought it new in 1968 and I still have it.

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    650 Mercs in only 9 years is mind blowing! :wow:...

    650 Mercs in only 9 years is mind blowing! :wow:

    It has taken me 50+ years of detecting (on and off) to get to 384.

    Huge congrats on the milestone! :perfect10:
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    A Fun Day At Some 1830s Sites

    I met up with Digger Don and Noah yesterday to hit the "Button Field" and the "1833 Cabin Site". The weather man said it was going to rain but he was wrong. We enjoyed decent weather all day...
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    If that's how you do when you're sick I can't...

    If that's how you do when you're sick I can't wait to see how you do when you're well! :thumbsup01:

    I hope you're feeling better, Drew. Definitely some great finds there! I love the silver...
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    Lots of great finds, Jared! That last photo is...

    Lots of great finds, Jared! That last photo is wonderful! The gold ring is awesome, but I find the tokens very interesting as well. I've never seen one of those Clark Gable tokens before. ...
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    I put all of mine in a shadow box. Here's a...

    I put all of mine in a shadow box. Here's a photo of my display.

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  11. Wow, that 1915 Buffalo Nickel was brand new when...

    Wow, that 1915 Buffalo Nickel was brand new when it was dropped! Look at how sharp the date is. Be sure to check it for a mint mark. The 1915-D and 1915-S are semi-key dates.

    I love the green...
  12. This is one of those posts that makes your jaw...

    This is one of those posts that makes your jaw hit the floor! :shocked05:

    So many incredible finds in one hunt! Huge congrats to Alec on his bucket lister TRIME! :wow:

    Congrats to you on...
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    What in the world is going on here? YOUR...

    What in the world is going on here? YOUR PICTURES AREN'T SIDEWAYS!

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    Terrific finds, Tim! Wow, two seated dimes! Is that your first Carson City? I've never found one and I'm jealous. ...
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    That hunt would convince me! Look at all of...

    That hunt would convince me! Look at all of those keepers, including a wonderful Barber Quarter. I am seriously considering getting an Equinox.

    :congrats:
  15. Best of luck if you get out again, Jack! We have...

    Best of luck if you get out again, Jack! We have been enjoying beautiful weather here in Illinois this week. They're calling for record highs this weekend approaching 80 degrees.

    It's great that...
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    This post brings me joy. I am so happy to see a new metal detecting video from you, Jack! I hope this trend continues. This place hasn't been the same without you.

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  17. That would be a no brainer trade for me! The axe...

    That would be a no brainer trade for me! The axe turned out beautifully, Dave. What an incredible relic! Do you know if this axe was used strictly for chopping wood, or was it primarily a weapon?...
  18. Congrats on finding an elusive coin that is on...

    Congrats on finding an elusive coin that is on most people's bucket list! I bet the person who lost it 100+ years ago was pretty upset. Now Lady Liberty sees the light of day again. Wonderful!
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    Way to think outside the box and find some old...

    Way to think outside the box and find some old silver coins! Those are wonderful results. Two barber dimes and an SLQ! That will put a smile on your face every time.

    Good job! :clapping:
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    Fantastic find with a great story behind it,...

    Fantastic find with a great story behind it, Dave! One of the most rewarding aspects of this hobby is the history we learn from our finds. Great stuff! :yes:
  21. Congrats on the 2300-year-old safety pin! ;) ...

    Congrats on the 2300-year-old safety pin! ;)

    Seriously, that is a monumental find, Dave! I know how excited TerraGermania gets when he finds a fibula. They are such personal and historic...
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    Welcome to the forum! I'm not sure what the...

    Welcome to the forum!

    I'm not sure what the object is, but that double-headed eagle seems to be associated with the Byzantine Empire. Whatever it is, it's pretty cool!

    Did you find it with...
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    Congrats on your oldest silver coin, Dave! Over...

    Congrats on your oldest silver coin, Dave! Over 800 years old! WOW!

    What an incredible piece of history! One has to wonder if the coin and the buckle were lost at the same time.

    Now you...
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    What an incredible variety of old coins! That...

    What an incredible variety of old coins! That 1917 SLQ still has amazing detail. It must have been an early drop. It looks like a Type I to me. Is it?

    Congrats on the terrific finds! That had...
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    Those look like the buttons they find in New...

    Those look like the buttons they find in New England! A site that old is tough to find in Illinois. I would be going back again and again.

    :congrats:
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