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Finally! Found my first 2018 Trade Token.

February 18, 2018 01:53AM avatar
I started out with an equipment failure ... broken headphones ... which almost left me in a grumpy mood. Fortunately I had a back-up set with me, plus the wireless headphones for the Multi-Kruzer and a set for my Racer 2. My intention was to hunt the site with one detector, then re-hunt the same gridded area with a couple of others. This is an almost vacant lot here in Vale, Oregon that has been kicking out more wheat-back cents than I care for. Up to 29 of them just this month and I've needed a break with more dated finds ... and that happened today.

I was doing so well with the Racer 2 that I didn't make any detector swaps after another batch of early US wheat-back cents and one Trade Token. My first for the year and it's in decent shape. A 'maverick,' but it is listed in the Oregon Trade Token book as being from a tinier town of Brogan, just 25 miles north of here. Always enjoy trade tokens, especially the more unique value specimens like this one bit Orchard Saloon token, GF 12½¢ IT. thumbs up

Racer 2 w/7" Concentric coil (my favorite to keep mounted full-time).

Di-3 mode with all my saved settings that I very seldom alter: Gain: '99' .. Disc.: '03' .. Iron Volume: '02'

Just search with a slow, methodical sweep with ample overlapping to patiently deal with a lot of trash, much of which is iron.

Stormy weather for the coming week but I'll be ready to get out hunting again as soon as spring weather arrives full-time.


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Finally! Found my first 2018 Trade Token. Attachments

Monte 405 February 18, 2018 01:53AM

Trade Token.

Remfire 279 February 18, 2018 12:46PM

A Maverick trade token is one that does not designate the location.

Monte 359 February 18, 2018 04:00PM


OregonGregg 254 February 18, 2018 09:42AM

Re: Finally! Found my first 2018 Trade Token.

DW-BGW 264 February 18, 2018 09:12AM

Re: Finally! Found my first 2018 Trade Token.

UtahRich 269 February 18, 2018 02:02AM

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