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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, 405 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 67 V Nickels, 123 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 129 Barber Dimes, 393 Mercury Dimes, 243 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 17 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 87 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
    2022 Season Totals:
    Indians: 2
    Wheaties: 68
    Buffs: 7
    Silver: 15
    Silver jewelry: 2
    Gold jewelry: 1
    Favorite 2022 find: 1700's trade silver


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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 899

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    Silver 19
    Lg Cent 2, Indian 6, seated half Dime 1, V nik 1, Buff 1, Rosie 5, Merc 6, Barber Dime 3, Seated dime 1, Barb Qtr 1, Wash Qtr 2,


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

    2017 -Silver 28 Bling 18 Gold 2
    2018 Silver 8 Bling 1 Gold 1
    2019 Silver 7 Silver bling 2
    2020/21 Nothing worth mentioning

    Best finds: 28 silver dime spill, 1800s Dutch customs seal.
    Oldest/best coin: 1837 Upper Canada large cent
    Oldest find: 1800 Sailors Luck token
    You Tube: Rediscovering America

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

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