metal detecting for coins Archive
This Johnson School “Penny Lunch” token (aluminum) was OVER 13″ deep on private property on the North side of Lexington. It remains one of the deepest coins I’ve ever recovered. I estimate this to be from 1890-1900. The term “penny lunch” had been coined in the Northeast in the late 1800s and early 1900s as
I had fun making this metal detecting higlights clip promo video for the Facebook page. Have gained over 2100 followers for Metal Detecting in Kentucky page so someone likes it!!!
It was going to be a perfect weather day for detecting – highs in the 50s, no rain. I gave a call to a great property owner in Bourbon County, KY with whom I’d discussed detecting his 1810 family homestead and he welcomed me to come detecting. I’d been there before in the Summer and
My friend and journalist Tom Eblen spent time to understand the hobby, arrange a new place and travel with me to document the search. I think he did a great job and am proud to share this article with you all. If you’re new to my blog, welcome! If you have property you’d like
This coin is a 1943 Walking Liberty Half I found at an old school. I was about to pack it in for the day because there were so many clad coins. Glad I stayed around for a bit longer. It gave a loud 15-48 on the E-trac. Nearly blew my ears off.
A couple of recent hunts and a previously lost clip finding an 1838 half dime!
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Here’s the latest high-definition live digs video including my day-long hunt at an 1860/1870 house, some great coins and a terrific artifact. I recommend you watch large and in HD. I cut down the length of the video a bit based on feedback from others. I will try to run 7-8 minutes on live
I have obtained permissions in a couple of houses in South East Central Kentucky and swung by one of them to check one out (I didn’t have time to do much hunting as I was heading over to see my beautiful daughters WIN a marching band competition.) It’s a virgin site. And so far, the
I headed back to the 1835 house and resumed my hunt. Much of my time on Saturday was spent networking and chit-chatting with neighbors. I got to know several of the owners of these 1840s houses, and obtained permission to hunt them all. Live dig videos were made of this whole hunt,