Welcome! Log In Create A New Profile


106 coins in less than 3 hours.

August 11, 2019 08:42PM
**** 106 coins in less than 3 hours.***

Cleaning out the zinc & looking for masked targets

I spent under 3 hours today at a recently discovered metered parking area with grass adjacent to the meters. This was
my 3rd trip to this spot and the first two I was focused on finding high tone targets while working around the zinc cents,
going over the area from multiple angles and at different speeds to try and isolate non-zinc targets from the zinc. There was nothing exciting found, but I removed a lot of quarters, dimes and copper cents on the previous searches, as well as the zinc cents that were closely adjacent to more valuable targets that I could identify separate from the zinc..

Today I specifically tried to remove all targets from the area using the EQ800 with the 11 inch coil as in the previous searches. All but a few of the retrieved coins were removed using a probe and Garrett carrot to identify and remove the coins. Then I went back over each spot with the 800 to identify more targets, pinpoint and probe for recovery. I hunted less than three hours, until it was dark, and finished about half of the area. The recovered coins were predominantly zinc, but there were a significant number of hidden, non-zinc items to be recovered after the zinc was removed.

Totals for the day: 3- 25c.; 22- 10c.; 3- 5c; 18 copper 1c.; 60 zinc 1c.
Also one Canadian 1c. and a Canadian 5c. and a silver earring hook.

Oldest coin 1961-D memorial cent.

Average value per item: 04c. 57% zinc coins. Note that I only dug 72 zinc cents in all of July.

First time this year for me with 100 coins in a day's hunt.
open | download - Meter area zinc & c. harvest-8.11-_2926.1500.jpg (421.3 KB)
Subject Author Views Posted

106 coins in less than 3 hours. Attachments

Sodbuster 370 August 11, 2019 08:42PM

Re: 106 coins in less than 3 hours.

GeoW 240 August 12, 2019 08:10AM

Re: 106 coins in less than 3 hours.

jmaryt 219 August 12, 2019 07:47AM

Re: 106 coins in less than 3 hours.

Remfire 207 August 12, 2019 05:33AM

Re: crawling

Sodbuster 224 August 12, 2019 07:35AM

Re: 106 coins in less than 3 hours.

RickUK 212 August 12, 2019 04:15AM

Re: 106 coins in less than 3 hours.

Sodbuster 216 August 12, 2019 07:43AM

Congratulations on your success, and a special congrats for

Monte 241 August 12, 2019 01:02AM

Re: 106 coins in less than 3 hours.

UtahRich 213 August 11, 2019 10:18PM

Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.

Click here to login

Online Users

Guests: 49
Record Number of Guests: 356 on August 30, 2020