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    new member - Sharpshovel

    Hello everyone, new to the forum, checking in from South louisiana, I've been hunting relics here in South La. For 16yrs and counting, I hunt civil war and colonial sites.

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    Welcome, Sharpshovel! Glad you found us. Sounds like you have lots of experience. I know everyone will be interested to find out more about your gear etc and would love to see some past find-favorites. Looking forward to your posts!
    On Instagram- oxshoedrew

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    Welcome to the forum! We are glad you joined us!

    We would love to hear about what kinds of civil war and colonial finds you dig there in Louisiana!
    Lifetime totals:
    10 Large Cents, 421 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 68 V Nickels, 125 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 133 Barber Dimes, 407 Mercury Dimes, 250 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 18 Barber Quarters, 20 Standing Liberty Quarters, 90 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 17 Walking Liberty Halves

    YouTube Channel: Tony Two-Cent

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    Elite Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    Jun 2015
    SE Michigan
    Welcome! I do not think we have anyone posting finds from your should post some of your best finds to tease those of us who are still snow bound.
    Detectors I use: Minelab Equinox 900 & Manticore
    Favorite finds I have made:
    1,000+ silver coins
    103pcs of 1700's Trade Era Silver
    Copper Culture Indian Artifacts
    125+ War of 1812 Era buttons and relics
    My wife
    (probably should have started with that one)

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    Happy to have you on board Sharpshovel.
    Oldest find: 5,000 year old copper spearhead
    Oldest coin: 1699 William III halfpenny
    Purdiest coin: 1832 Capped Bust quarter
    Coolest find: USA button with blue threads still on shank

    "He who would search for pearls must dive below."

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    Welcome to the forum! We don't get any Louisiana finds on this forum so please post lots of pics! I love watching BuckleBoy videos and really like the variety of finds you get down there.
    Oldest Coin: 100-60 BC Gallic bronze coin (Sequani Tribe)
    Oldest Silver Coin: 1156 hammered Pfennig from (now) Bavaria
    Oldest U.S. coin: 1805 Draped Bust Large Cent
    Best Coins EVER: 1625 4 Sols from Kingdom of Chateau Renaud, France
    1662 15 Kreuzers, Leopold I, Austria
    Best Relics: Bronze Age Arrowheads & Spearhead, 2c Roman silver ring, complete medieval knight's spur (x6)
    YouTube Channel: Full Metal Digger

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    Thanks for all the welcomes, Im going to start posting some finds this evening, Looks like you guys have a great group.

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    Welcome to AD!
    XP Deus

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    Elite Member Digger Don's Avatar
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    Nov 2013
    Northern Illinois
    Welcome from Northern Illinois. Looking forward to seeing some photos
    Oldest Coin: 1699 William III Halfpenny

    Silver 5
    Indian 3, Buff 1, V Nik 1, Rosie 2, Barber Dime, SLQ 1, barber qtr 1,

    YT Channel:

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    Administrator del's Avatar
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    Oct 2009
    Hello and welcome to America Detectorist , Sharpshovel . Colonial and Civil war sites are favorites of many on here , I hope you share a lot of pictures or relics and coins with us .

    "Honesty is an expensive gift ,
    so don't expect it from cheap people"

    XP Deus II , DFX ,TDI sl -

    Click here to view my finds album

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    Elite Member Digger_O'Dell's Avatar
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    Jun 2015
    near Milwaukee Wi.
    Hello and welcome! Love to see some of your finds!
    Minelab: CTX 3030, GPX 4800, X-Terra 705. Whites TDI SL.

    2024: Silver 1, Gold 0
    Best finds: 28 silver dime spill, 1800s Dutch customs seal.
    Oldest/best coins: Late 1700's Chinese Cash Coin, 1837 Upper Canada large cent, 1877 Seated Dime
    Oldest Relic find: 1800 Sailors Luck token
    You Tube: Rediscovering America
    Quote: Treasures are like potato chips, you can never have just one!

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    Can't wait to see some of your finds!!

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