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Digging down about three
inches I popped up an 1831 large cent (Matron head type). It
was in good enough shape to read the date. BUT, that was not
the only coin in the hole. I ran the coil back over the hole
and was still getting the 83VDI. Within seconds I could see
a large silver coin. When I picked it up I knew it did not
have the weight of a USA coin...
Own a piece of authentic
civil war history. These civil war bullets and civil war
relics make great conversation pieces. Mount them in a
custom frame or purchase with a Riker case. Civil war
bullets for collectors, Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries,
or for metal detecting club hunts. These civil war bullets
make the perfect gift for all special occasions!
First, check the
date and mint mark on the coins you want to clean. Be
absolutely certain that they are not key collector coins but
common coins that are worth face value or silver (or gold)
value. If you do have a key collector coin, take it to an
expert and let them decide the best course of action. There
are two categories that we need to discuss and they are...
Offered for sale is the very best coin probe you can buy for people who
care about quality. These probes are handmade of surgical stainless
steel, ground to a perfect tapered point, and polished to a fine sheen.
The handle is industrial polypropylene with a non-slip textured surface
that fits comfortably in the palm of the hand. The shank is threaded
into the handle...
That Saturday Sam
was knocking on my door at 8:00 in the morning , and off we
went with our White's metal detectors and coffee in hand in
his little yellow Ford. We decided to hunt only old church
sites that were built before 1900. Since Sam grew up in this
area he knew where to look. First stop was Myerstown at a
church built in the 1700's. Pennsylvania has lots of...
Ground cloths are perfect for metal detecting. They are extremely
lightweight and easy to carry on the S-Hook. All dirt removed from the
hole should be placed on a ground cloth instead of the grass. No more
picking through the grass for your target. Once the target is located
and retrieved, simply pick up the ground cloth and pour the dirt back
into the hole...
In the city of
Huntsville, Alabama on the corner of Oakwood Avenue and
Andrew Jackson Way is a ball park now known as Optimist
Park. This park was made into a softball and football field
back in the forties. Before that, it served as the football
field for Rison High School (built 1921) located on Oakwood
Avenue. Just looking at this piece of territory would...
This V3i Battery
Pack Kit contains solder, insulating material, metal strip
cut to size, foil tape, and a pre-wired 10K thermistor. All
you need to purchase is a battery holder, batteries, and
follow the directions provided on this page. The new battery
pack will fit V3i, VX3, DFX, XLT, MXT, M6, and the Slim Line
TDI (SL) model metal detectors.
I found the usual
shotgun shells, lead bullets, and brass shells, but no
coins. I was sure there were coins in the woods because if
there were hunters pulling shells out of their pockets,
coins could also be easily lost. But then another thought
occurred to me. Loggers! Our particular piece of land was
logged in the very early 1900's. I knew of at least...
This was a good
day of metal detecting and one would think you would come
back as soon as possible but it wasn't until the first day
of May that I came back to Clinton elementary. On this day I
found one of my favorite non-coin items, the Bull Durham
medallion. Also in the non-coin category was a Union three
ringer civil war bullet. In the coin department...