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    Last month's finds

    Hi all,

    Not much in the find department worthy of a post, but I have a few goodies.

    Old trashy permission - 1923 wheat and a suspender buckle (I think). Not very good with buckles/buttons. Hardest detecting area I have. It is riddled with nails. Found about 50-75 square nails in 2 hours. Multiple in each hole.

    2nd photo is a park hunt - I have been finding bullets like crazy this year. Couple wheaties, old drawer pull is what I guess, toy gun.

    3rd - park hunt. 1909 wheat, 40s wheats and 2 no dates

    4th - permission from oldest house I detect - Sportman's button (I think these are 1830-40s). 2nd one I found at this site. Starting to dig the really iffy signals, but there are things popping up on this site again. I think the frost heave did a great job for me this last winter.

    5th - 3 hour park hunt. 1896 and 1903 Indians, wheats, 39 Merc, SS ring, and an unlimited hugs charm (not silver). Good luck out there!
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    Garrett AT Pro, Garrett Waterproof Pinpointer, CTX3030 with 6,11,17" coils.

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    Veteran Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    Plenty of goodies there. You found silver, a coin from the 1800's and some relics...can't do much better than that!
    Detectors I use: Minelab Equinox 800 x2
    2022 Season Totals:
    Indians: 12
    Wheaties: 165
    Silver: 57
    Silver jewelry: 13
    Gold jewelry: 4
    Favorite 2022 find: 1700's trade silver


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    Some nice goodies for sure. Finds have really been getting slim in our region lately as I think I only have maybe 2 or 3 wheaties this year. Even water hunting the lake last week only netted a single clad quarter.
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    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
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    I think that buckle is a cinch back pants buckle, they went out of style by the 1920s.
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/1212295...-prong-classic
    Nice haul, Darryl!
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    Thanks guys.

    Drew - Thank you for the info! Good to know and it fits the period. House was built in 1890s and tore down in the 1950s.
    Garrett AT Pro, Garrett Waterproof Pinpointer, CTX3030 with 6,11,17" coils.

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    Great finds! I love the miniature of the German P08 pistol.

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    looks a lot like what I would post it;s been nice just to get out. Thought I was done for the year, but the weather has been pretty nice latlely. I would say those were some decent hunts with a little of everything. Thx for posting WD
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    59 silver - Goal 71 (2022 Finds) 1 Barber Half - 2 Barber Quarter - 2 SLQ -4 Washington's 3 Barber Dimes 26 Mercury Dimes 16 Roosevelt Dimes 2 V Nickels 13 Buffalo Nickels 5 Siver Nickels 1 Two Cent Piece 6 Indians 1514wheats - $150.06 Clad Milestones: 7000 clad dimes

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