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    Surprise Fugio

    Happy Thanksgiving all!

    Saved this beauty last week from a current 1910 house in Suffield, CT that had a colonial home on it originally. The property has also seen fill as this was recovered at 10...
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    It's 100% Warren, Drew. I know Brunk's book lists...

    It's 100% Warren, Drew. I know Brunk's book lists multiple Warrens, including J. Warren. Plus you can see a hint of the "N" on the edge of the coin.
    Thanks for looking, and some ideas. I may have to...
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    Countermark on Spanish silver

    Obviously I know what it is. An 180? Spanish 2 Real with most of J. Warren's countermark across the obverse.
    This was dug a couple weeks ago at a quiet colonial cellar hole in northern CT.

    I...
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    Thanks everyone! I'm not sure I'll ever top a day...

    Thanks everyone! I'm not sure I'll ever top a day like that.

    Funny thing was, being caked in dirt, the first thing I saw was some fancy around the edges and thought it was just another dandy with...
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    I've joined "The Club"! - 4/23

    So, two weeks ago when we found that we were on an untouched site, Dan made a prediction a couple hours into the hunt. With all the dandy buttons popping, there had to be a George Washington...
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    Thanks Dan. I love that floral button. I spent an...

    Thanks Dan. I love that floral button. I spent an hour trying to get good pics, then the sun came out and I had to take new pics. :shocked01:

    I got a couple clips of the ride Al, I'll probably use...
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    Amazing colonial site with Del - 4/9

    Dan already summed up our adventures from Saturday, so I'll keep it brief.

    Spot #1 looked great with hardly any walls, all by it's lonesome, and even the tiny road into it was mostly overgrown by...
  8. That piece is built like a clip-on earring Tim....

    That piece is built like a clip-on earring Tim. But I think it clipped onto clothing maybe.

    The oval piece is part of a saddle strap guide Al. It was great seeing you again!
  9. Group hunt with del, Jim, Jeff, and Al - 4/1

    Dan and I met up with a MangoAve, Lodge Scent, and Aloldstuff on Friday for a 6 or 7 hour group hunt on the 9 acre field I got permission for this week. There was a home on it at one point, now it's...
  10. Group hunt with the Digger Duo, hiluxyota, Drew and Del - 3.26

    I too have been reminded I've been quiet here lately, so I'll start posting up, and get some past digs up too.

    Like the title states, got together with Dan for the usual Saturday dig, plus some...
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    That is one heck of a result Dan! I have a very...

    That is one heck of a result Dan!
    I have a very similar tool I used to use for cleaning corroded circuit traces when I repaired electronics back in the day. A Precista 267 manufactured in Germany. ...
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    You had the hot coil this weekend for sure. That...

    You had the hot coil this weekend for sure. That Brooks token is fantastic, nice to see it cleaned up!
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    The Flying Eagle was 1857, my bad. Thanks for...

    The Flying Eagle was 1857, my bad.
    Thanks for the link on the spoon. Bailey was coming up, just not with the maker's mark I had.
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    The Classic is in great shape, 1813. And to find...

    The Classic is in great shape, 1813. And to find one in this good condition isn't easy, so I'm very happy. It needs a wee bit more of cleaning, but it's stuck on good. The KG2 at that same hole is...
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    Group hunt in Mass - 11/15

    Our friend Jim in Sturbridge is on a permission roll this summer. He was hunting public land and got approached by a private land owner who was worried Jim was trespassing. He wasn't, and after...
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    Thanks everyone! Yes Drew, I was working...

    Thanks everyone!

    Yes Drew, I was working around the stone pile at the "hole".
    I'm not sure if the different freq makes the difference Al. The MXT runs at 14kHz, and the V3i uses 2.5, 7.5, and...
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    I'm liking the MXT a whole lot Dave. Can see why...

    I'm liking the MXT a whole lot Dave. Can see why you and Todd are locked into them. Only a month with it and it feels like an old friend.
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    Back to the cabin site - 11/14

    First of all, I love switching from my V3i to the plain MXT. So fast and simple, I love it for cellar hole hunts. I finally tossed my D2 coil on it for this weekend's hunts.

    Dan and I got started...
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    I'll get up a post tomorrow Dan. Yesterday's...

    I'll get up a post tomorrow Dan. Yesterday's group hunt coughed up two largies for me and what I think is a very worn copper.
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    Wow, that's a nice hunt Drew! Congrats on...

    Wow, that's a nice hunt Drew! Congrats on knocking that beauty off the bucket list.
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    I'm not dead! 3 of the last 5 hunts.

    Not dead, just busy and forgot to post up in AD the past couple weeks. Sorry!

    On 10/31 Dan and I headed out for a 2'nd shot at locating a home site in an area that had lots of walls and activity,...
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    Lone find from a NH dig - 10/18

    Ok, I lied. I dug an escutcheon plate from a piece of furniture too, but didn't bother with a pic.

    Met with some friends in southern New Hampshire for a group dig. 9 or 10 of us, including a shop...
  23. It was almost in the open area Drew. It was maybe...

    It was almost in the open area Drew. It was maybe 10ft into the road that went through the stone wall that's blocked by 2 large boulders. I did get that chape and plain button in the open area...
  24. My oldest coin with Drew and Dan! - 10/24

    Saturday Dan and I took a ride into Drew's neck o' the woods to check out a spot that was supposed to have a cellar hole.
    Found the road, found the walls, and then it looks like we found what we...
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    Congrats on the trigger guard and trime! That...

    Congrats on the trigger guard and trime! That spot was good to all of us again.

    Don't feel bad Drew. A couple weeks ago I dug a thimble not far from a cellar hole. Dan told me to work that area...
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