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My first Mercury dime!

kiyotekiyote Posts: 5,568 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited October 1, 2018 9:25AM in Metal Detecting


It only took 16 years of detecting to find one. πŸ™„

This was in a small park near me that had a previously closed area opened up. It was really trashy so I need to go back and hunt some more.

"I'll split the atom! I am the fifth dimension! I am the eighth wonder of the world!" -Gef the talking mongoose.

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    pcgs69pcgs69 Posts: 4,261 ✭✭✭✭

    Congrats!! That thing has some great detail too. Definitely worthy of another trip. Was it deep or hidden near some trash?

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    kiyotekiyote Posts: 5,568 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It was only about 4 inches deep. 2 inches of powdery sand from a recent flood and 2 more inches of soil so packed it was like concrete.

    This was a part of the park that had been closed for 15 years and only recently opened, which was what interested me.

    I can’t wait to get back!

    "I'll split the atom! I am the fifth dimension! I am the eighth wonder of the world!" -Gef the talking mongoose.
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    johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,511 ✭✭✭✭✭

    congrats on the score :)

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Congratulations on the silver... a very nice Merc....Get back there soon, newly available areas like that can produce some good finds. Cheers, RickO

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    Downtown1974Downtown1974 Posts: 6,724 ✭✭✭✭✭
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    Timbuk3Timbuk3 Posts: 11,658 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Yay, nice find, congratulations !!! :)

    Timbuk3
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    TreashuntTreashunt Posts: 6,747 ✭✭✭✭✭

    congrats

    Frank

    BHNC #203

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    Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 8,672 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice find. I'd be back there in a flash, especially after a nice rain. What are you swinging? Test some known targets in that ground, there is more treasure down there. Peace Roy

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