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Last 5 Day - 'quick hits' for pocket drops.

August 01, 2019 08:23PM avatar
I don't recall the last time I had a 100 coin day; it's certainly been awhile. Nowadays, I don't generally hunt for an entire day. It is usually an hour or two here and there with an occasional outing. And while I have predominantly been a coin hunter since I first picked up a metal detector back in the mid-70's, I've never specifically looked for clad coins, it was always the older coins, out of circulation coins that I've been interested in finding.

With the culture shift we're seeing, and the use of electronic transactions, many people chosing to be cashless, and the migration away from jewelry made of precious metals (silver, gold, platinum) I often feel pretty good when I come across an area where I'm digging COPPER pennies rather than corroded zinc pennies. I would never have thunk it if you asked me 30 years ago.

You know, the US Mint only made copper memorial pennies from 1959 to 1982, a measely 24 years. On the other hand, the Zinc penny has been out there now since 1983. That's 37 years worth of slowly dissolving pennies for us to find. eye popping smiley I keep hoping they'll do away with them altogether. Most people leave them at the counter in a little bowl now when going to a convenience store. I even see dimes and quarters in the bowls.

Glad to see you're getting out and moving towards your goal.

Best of Luck -

Rich
Subject Author Views Posted

Just a Day #2 update.

Monte 474 July 02, 2019 10:36PM

Last 5 days, with #29 doing 'quick hits' for pocket drops.

Monte 308 July 31, 2019 05:12PM

Last 5 Day - 'quick hits' for pocket drops.

UtahRich 282 August 01, 2019 08:23PM

Thanks for the comments, Rich.

Monte 331 August 02, 2019 06:23PM

New Opportunities -

UtahRich 288 August 02, 2019 08:58PM

New worksite and search site locations.

Monte 279 August 03, 2019 05:00AM

Re: New Opportunities -

jmaryt 280 August 03, 2019 01:00AM

Opportunities

UtahRich 292 August 05, 2019 11:46PM

Re: Opportunities

jmaryt 295 August 06, 2019 11:29AM

Simplex

UtahRich 297 August 09, 2019 02:00AM

Days #18 thru #26 .. Too hot, too busy, or just unlucky.sad smiley

Monte 355 July 27, 2019 10:12AM

Very Hot and Dry here as well. N/T

UtahRich 326 July 29, 2019 10:13PM

Re: Days #18 thru #26 .. Too hot, too busy, or just unlucky.sad smiley

desertsmith 340 July 28, 2019 10:14AM

Day #16.. Worked some dirt & #17.. Medical & Instruction.

Monte 336 July 18, 2019 12:13AM

Day #13.. 100° & unpleasant --- Day #14.. Silver!smiling bouncing smiley --- Day #15.. Sicksad smiley.

Monte 349 July 16, 2019 06:34PM

Day #10, #11 and yesterday #12.

Monte 336 July 13, 2019 12:43PM

Day #6, #7, #8 and today's Results ..

Monte 330 July 09, 2019 09:41PM

Win / Win - cool smiley

UtahRich 309 July 09, 2019 11:00PM

Re: Win / Win - cool smiley

OregonGregg 291 July 10, 2019 08:27AM

Re: Win / Win - cool smiley

NWCindy 317 July 11, 2019 04:13PM

Try it, You'll Like it. cool smiley N/T

UtahRich 294 July 10, 2019 11:54PM

Day #4 & #5 Results.

Monte 342 July 08, 2019 09:49AM

Day #3 Results.

Monte 359 July 04, 2019 12:35PM

Re: Day #3 Results.

Kraemer 317 July 08, 2019 05:23PM



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