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A fun two day hunt in Nevada

October 30, 2018 06:32PM
My brother was in Nevada for a couple of weeks gold detecting. Me getting an itch to go metal detecting decided to make a quick run to meet up with him for a couple of days on coin hunting. Making this my third unexpected trip of the year to Nevada.

Day one right off the start he dug two Chinese coins not far apart from one another. As the day went along I dug an Indian then a Chinese coin "note its size being the size of a penny" my first one this small. Then a 1919S dime. Later a bad find a 1944S penny, this site started in the 1860's. Found out there was some later activity on the end of the place.

Day two the morning was good digging a very detailed 1873 seated dime with a tin can lid beside it. An hour or so later I got a screamer told my brother not far away i was getting silver sure enough out pops this coin the size of a quarter wiping it to my surprise seeing the wreath it was going to be my first large cent. The more it was cleaned my hopes were dashed being a foreign coin but the date made me feel better, 1835 quarter Anna. walking back to pick up my detector and check the hole, hey there is another target with a lower tone. It was an 1874 Indian someone had tried to punch holes at the 3 and 9 o'clock position.

For the next several hours yielded no good targets, but it was sunny and warm. This was a very productive trip 7 coins and my brother 2. He had found an 1874 dime a few days earlier while hunting for gold, lost by a miner possible means no town site or any activity was in the area.

PS I photoed the wrong penny in the photo. It was supposed to be the 1944S.
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silverhound2 398 October 30, 2018 06:32PM

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Congratulations, to both of you! A great way to end the month.

Monte 209 October 30, 2018 10:50PM

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