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    First 2021 Hunt

    Hunted a 1904 permission on my first day out this year. Two thimbles same hole. The larger one has a small "9" on it. The smaller one has some pretty vine type etchings. Looks like an old skate type barrette and a patriotic dangle.

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    30s, 51s, 52s, 1905 ihp. Pre-clean and getting to know my new pluggable scope scanner.

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    I'm jealous as I still have a foot of snow in my yard. Nice start to the season. WD
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    30 silver - Goal 100 (2021 Finds)1st Morgan Dollar - Barber Half - Walking Half - 1923 SLQ - 10 Indians - 1 "V" nickel - 2 Buffalos

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    Veteran Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    SE Michigan
    Well done! IHPs are always a welcome sight!
    Detectors I use: Minelab Equinox 800 x2
    2021 Season Totals:
    Clad: $15.22
    Indians: 4
    Wheaties: 49
    Silver: 14
    Favorite 2021 find: 1896S semi-key dime

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    I really like that roller skate thingy! How Americana is that! All those S mint marks, you must be in California or something. Glad to see you posting some finds. Best wishes and happy digging, Dave.
    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
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    A thimble spill! That's a first!

    That was a great hunt. The Indian Head and Wheat Cents are in nice shape. The 1930-S is an unusual find. Not a key date but they don't seem to turn up very often.

    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

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    Global Moderator OxShoeDrew's Avatar
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    I missed this post! Super pics!! Congrats on all the keepers!
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    I missed it too! Two great thimbles! That skate is cool too.
    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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    Global Moderator OxShoeDrew's Avatar
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    Aug 2011
    Yeah, that skate must be from the 50s or 60s no?
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