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    Old gold

    I went to my honey hole to practice “social distancing”
    Here is everything from the Hunt:

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    The first ring I found was this nickel silver signet
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    After about a hour of digging junk I found this beautiful antique gold ring !
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ID:	67866It just had this mark but tested at 10k

    I was just getting ready to leave when I hit a perfect low signal
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ID:	67868Also gold


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    I couldn’t have asked for a better day with the White’s MX Sport !
    I hope everyone is staying safe
    Happy Hunting !
    PP
    White's V3i & MX Sport TRX Pinpointer


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    Congrats! Gold always looks good when it pops up!
    Oldest Coin: 100-60 BC Gallic bronze coin (Sequani Tribe)
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    Nice job! Honey hole indeed!
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    That was a great hunt! I love the antique gold ring! You did a good job sifting through the iron and trash to get to the treasure!

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    Wow, I can't remember the last time I found gold!
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    Silver and Gold!! Congrats on a great hunt, WTG.


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    Good things happen when you dig the lows !! Seeing the diaper pin and bobby pins tells me you know how to find the yellow.. nice early site.

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    Great find!
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    Im thinking my trash pile would have been a lot bigger then that when I hunt. Lol. Great finds! Those rings...awesome!

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    Great finds, that probably accounts for all the gold rings I gave found in the last 5 years. Congrats WD
    Total silver 3 - Goal 50 (2024 Finds) - 1 Washington - 0 Barber Dimes - 0 Mercury Dimes- - 3 Roosevelt Dimes - 0 V Nickels - 0 Buffalos - 1 War Nickels - 1 Indian - 14 Wheats - $ 5.71 in clad
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    Well done! Been a very long time since I've seen yellow. Hope it's a sign of the year to come! Congrats!
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    WTG on the Gold!
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    Oldest Copper: 1694 William & Mary Halfpenny. Oldest Silver: 1663 1-Reale
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