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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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    Global Moderator OxShoeDrew's Avatar
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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!
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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:
    9 Large Cents, 395 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 67 V Nickels, 122 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 128 Barber Dimes, 386 Mercury Dimes, 240 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 15 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 86 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

    YouTube Channel: Tony Two-Cent https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmz...RlHTBIU42bUORg

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    Veteran Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    Welcome! I do not think we have anyone posting finds from your area...you should post some of your best finds to tease those of us who are still snow bound.
    Detectors I use: Minelab Equinox 800 x2
    2021 Season Totals:
    Clad: $15.22
    Indians: 4
    Wheaties: 51
    Silver: 15
    Favorite 2021 find: 1896S semi-key dime

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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 Coin (Sequani Tribe)
    Oldest Silver Coin: 1156 Pfennig from Bavaria, Germany
    Oldest U.S. coin: 1805 Draped Bust Large Cent
    Best Coin EVER: 1625 4 Sols from Chateau Renaud, France
    Best Relics: Bronze Age Arrowheads & Spearhead, 2c Roman silver ring
    YouTube Channel: Full Metal Digger

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    Thanks!

    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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    Welcome from Northern Illinois. Looking forward to seeing some photos
    Oldest Coin: 1699 William III Halfpenny
    SILVER COINS
    Life Time 854

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    Silver 20
    Indian 8, Rosie 8, Merc 5, Barber Dime 2, seated dime 1,War nik 1, Buff 2, Walker 1,Barber half 1, com. half 1, Slvr Ring 3
    YT Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoU...FVGumMQ/videos

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    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 .

    Dan
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    Click here to view my finds album

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