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  • Beginner’s Luck.

    Wow, just hours into his first try metal detecting…

    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart...lry-180978640/

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    Rhode Island

  • #2
    Is that gold?
    NW Georgia

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    • Olden
      Olden commented
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      "The amateur metal detectorist had actually unearthed what turned out to be the first of 22 pieces of sixth-century gold jewelry. In total, the trove weighed just over two pounds."

    • CMD
      CMD commented
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      Yes, including a gold coin of Roman emperor Constantine the Great, converted to an ornament, seen in the middle of the bottom row in the photo….

    • SurfaceHunter
      SurfaceHunter commented
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      I hit my backyard but didn’t find anything but nails lol

  • #3
    Could you imagine?
    Searching the fields of Northwest Indiana and Southwestern Michigan

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    • #4
      I thought CMD found it 🙄
      NW Georgia

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      • 2ndoldman
        2ndoldman commented
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        I was under the same impression.

      • CMD
        CMD commented
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        Lol, but I said “his first try”, why would I speak of myself in the third person, lol. If I did, yeah, I probably would post it all over, and than find a letter from the IRS in my mail, haha….

    • #5
      I think that would be pretty cool
      South Dakota

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