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

August 01, 2019 06:23PM 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

It's YOU that makes the difference.
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Just a Day #2 update.

Monte 424 July 02, 2019 08:36PM

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

Monte 268 July 31, 2019 03:12PM

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

UtahRich 247 August 01, 2019 06:23PM

Thanks for the comments, Rich.

Monte 293 August 02, 2019 04:23PM

New Opportunities -

UtahRich 256 August 02, 2019 06:58PM

New worksite and search site locations.

Monte 245 August 03, 2019 03:00AM

Re: New Opportunities -

jmaryt 247 August 02, 2019 11:00PM

Opportunities

UtahRich 259 August 05, 2019 09:46PM

Re: Opportunities

jmaryt 257 August 06, 2019 09:29AM

Simplex

UtahRich 261 August 09, 2019 12:00AM

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

Monte 316 July 27, 2019 08:12AM

Very Hot and Dry here as well. N/T

UtahRich 291 July 29, 2019 08:13PM

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

desertsmith 300 July 28, 2019 08:14AM

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

Monte 289 July 17, 2019 10:13PM

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

Monte 304 July 16, 2019 04:34PM

Day #10, #11 and yesterday #12.

Monte 299 July 13, 2019 10:43AM

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

Monte 286 July 09, 2019 07:41PM

Win / Win - cool smiley

UtahRich 268 July 09, 2019 09:00PM

Re: Win / Win - cool smiley

OregonGregg 250 July 10, 2019 06:27AM

Re: Win / Win - cool smiley

NWCindy 281 July 11, 2019 02:13PM

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

UtahRich 253 July 10, 2019 09:54PM

Day #4 & #5 Results.

Monte 296 July 08, 2019 07:49AM

Day #3 Results.

Monte 315 July 04, 2019 10:35AM

Re: Day #3 Results.

Kraemer 276 July 08, 2019 03:23PM



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