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    SE Wisconsin

    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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    Elite Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    SE Michigan
    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 900 & Manticore
    Favorite finds I have made:
    1,000+ silver coins
    92pcs 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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    Elite Member Digger_O'Dell's Avatar
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    near Milwaukee Wi.
    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.
    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
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    Quote: Treasures are like potato chips, you can never have just one!

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    I think that buckle is a cinch back pants buckle, they went out of style by the 1920s.
    Nice haul, Darryl!
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    SE Wisconsin
    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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    Pickerel, Wisconsin
    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
    Total silver 3 - Goal 50 (2024 Finds) - 1 Washington - 0 Barber Dimes - 0 Mercury Dimes- - 3 Roosevelt Dimes - 0 V Nickels - 0 Buffalos - 1 War Nickels - 1 Indian - 14 Wheats - $ 5.71 in clad
    Relics: MILESTONES since 2012: 1700 silver coins - 8000 Clad Quarters - 500 Roosevelts - 750 Mercury Dimes

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