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Offline Justafisho

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What's your favourite find this year?
« on: December 24, 2017, 08:15 »
This year has been a great year detecting for me. A whole bunch of firsts. My favourite find this year is the 1814 Nova Scotia Half penny token I found. This one took a while to identify. It's not in great condition, but 150 ish years in the ground will do that to anyone!

I'd been keen to see others favourite finds for the year. As with mine, it doesn't need to be the most valuable.

Merry Christmas to you all. GLHH!

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Re: What's your favourite find this year?
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2017, 10:18 »
A war/post war chev truck badge, off the radiator, found ACT
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Re: What's your favourite find this year?
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2017, 14:21 »
The first thing that comes to mind is the sovereign holder found in a local park.  But, finding a 1470’s Spanish blanco in highly mineralised ground, using my ‘Terra 705, is top of my list.
« Last Edit: December 24, 2017, 14:26 by 14FNX »
Best Finds:
1470’s Spanish coin.
Gothic Florin.
Cartwheel penny.
Groat.
1878 US Silver Dollar.

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Sovereign - half or full.

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Re: What's your favourite find this year?
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2017, 16:29 »
A war/post war chev truck badge, off the radiator, found ACT
Just DON'T put it on a holden, PLEASE!
My favorite find would be the spectacles I found in a military camp, it doesn't get much more personal than that.
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Re: What's your favourite find this year?
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2017, 16:04 »
I'm away from computer but had this one to hand - my first indicator of a reef nearby. We didnt find it.
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Re: What's your favourite find this year?
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2017, 22:23 »
My first year and mainly rings and coins but this is my favourite.
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Re: What's your favourite find this year?
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2017, 12:18 »


2'Th 1/2 Sovereign, late 1800.
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