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    Back to the Hobby Gold!

    I have been away from metal detecting for a while and decided to dust off the MX Sport and head out to one of my old swimming hole spots. I've beat this place up many times but I knew there should still be gold here. Did about four hours before my back gave out on this rocky bottom. Here is the take:
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    Gold!!!
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    The ring isn't flashy but it seems to be a fairly old style. It has some good markings on the inside so I will find out more about it.

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    10K is always welcome

    Thanks for looking and I will post if I get back out anytime soon!
    Happy Hunting!
    PP
    Last edited by Pastpursuits; 08-09-2023 at 03:04 PM.
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    Elite Member Digger_O'Dell's Avatar
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    Welcome back-you sure made your comeback in style! Congrats on the gold!
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    Elite Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    Well done on a nice 10k gold ring!
    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
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    (probably should have started with that one)

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    Gold is always a welcome find!


    Lifetime totals:
    10 Large Cents, 420 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 68 V Nickels, 125 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 131 Barber Dimes, 406 Mercury Dimes, 249 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 18 Barber Quarters, 20 Standing Liberty Quarters, 90 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

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    congrats on the gold = I did a little water hunting this year but have a lot of work to do. 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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    Well done! 10K gold out of the water seems like it was worth the back pain.
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