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  • Vetran's week #2 Don't overlook those boulevards.

    Thursday and Friday were a change of pace and place this week.
    I started out Thursday morning working a boulevard strip.
    And as you can see it was right up against the road.
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    The traffic noise got the better of me after a while so a switch to the nearby soccer/ baseball field was in order.
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    Unfortunately not everything from playing fields is treasure.
    But these types of things do keep the hunt fun.[
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    On Friday I decided to hunt the rest of that strip no matter how much traffic noise there was.
    And the rewards were obvious.
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    Not to shabby for just one block in my opinion.
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    Trash is everywhere :sad: the best thing to do is make the best of it by recycling what you can.
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    Hopefully by the end of the year the recyclables and clad will bring in a nice total.
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    Bruce
    In life there are losers and finders. Which one are you?

  • #2
    I'll grant you Bruce that you do find a lot of trash but you also turn up some very interesting stuff. I'm always looking over the coins you find to see if I can identify them. It's another challenge like trying to Id an arrowhead but, sometimes, with more to work with.
    NE Central Tenn - Any day on this side of the grass is a good day. -Chuck-

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    • 2ndoldman
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      There is a 1972 US nickel in that pile Chuck.

  • #3
    That has probably been there for a long time, cool!
    http://joshinmo.weebly.com

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    • 2ndoldman
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      At least a hundred years Josh.

  • #4
    Nice finds that 1909 nickel sure is shiny. Be careful along the roadways.

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    • 2ndoldman
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      Just like riding a bike, I always work facing the traffic.

  • #5
    Nice design on ring, seems like you have showed something else with a similar design, could have been a ring also.

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    • 2ndoldman
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      I have found several silver rings with similar designs Johnny. I will see if I can round some of them up and take a picture.

  • #6
    That’s awesome Bruce ,,,, dang nice haul for being by the road !!!!!
    As for me and house , we will serve the lord

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    • 2ndoldman
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      Thanks Everett. It never ceases to amaze me the things that can be found almost anywhere.

  • #7
    Originally posted by willjo View Post
    Nice design on ring, seems like you have showed something else with a similar design, could have been a ring also.
    Johnny the five on the mandrel are from this year.
    I should have lots more.
    Unfortunately people like getting them as gifts.
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    Bruce
    In life there are losers and finders. Which one are you?

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    • #8
      I thought I had seen you post that design before and looks like it is popular in your area. Thanks for the post and I am going to quit being sorry and see if I can look some more for the
      English coins but like you I have them a while and trade or give them away.

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