Metal Detecting - 2 US Silver & Lucky Cent Horseshoe missing Cent

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  1. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Hello everyone,
    Yesterday evening I did a 3 hour Metal Detecting hunt at my local park.. St. Mary's in the Bronx NYC. Did well this time with 2 US Silver coins..

    Silvers #43 & #44 detected in 2021
    1928 - Winged Liberty Head Dime
    1940 - Silver Washington

    9 Wheat Cents..

    Last edited: May 12, 2021
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    I also found this 1950's era Lucky Cent Holder but the Cent was missing..


    Pictures of the same item from the internet..
  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Some close up pictures..
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  5. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    I'm going to start calling you " Dog Tag Ed ". LOL
    Nice finds !!;)
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  6. Kevin Mader

    Kevin Mader Fellow Coin Enthusiast

    He does sniff out the treasure!!
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  7. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    Pretty good haul for a three hour tour, Ed. :) Just curious, but do you keep a plot map of the areas you have searched in all of the various parks and locations?
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  8. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Yes.. In my head.. I like to go back to good spots. There have been many times I will hit an area the next day and find stuff I missed!

    My CTX3030 has a GPS program to mark the spots where items are detected. You can connect it to a computer and get a map. I've never used it.
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  9. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    Wait until you hit 65. You will be hooking it up to a computer because you will have explored every location in NYC. ;) Look out suburbs, here comes the Paddyman. :)
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  10. scottishmoney

    scottishmoney Unwell Unknown Unmembered Supporter

    You know that whomever lost the dime and the quarter were chaffed about losing them. That would be like losing $2-$5 today.
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  11. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Hehe oh yea.. Never thought of it that way.
  12. Millard

    Millard Coindog

    nice haul. is that a money clip?
  13. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Thanks. I thought it was. It's bent like it is. I'm not sure because I didn't examine it well enough. I will soon.
  14. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    Just curious, Ed. Have you every contacted the local police to see if those bullets might have any interest to them? While the photo of them isn't that good, they appear to be undamaged to the greater degree.
    As a former cop, my mind jumps to things like a shooting in the park and they missed the important evidence. Bullets can be matched to solve crimes. Just wondering.
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  15. Sidney Osborne

    Sidney Osborne Well-Known Member

    Like your "winged " liberty head must be the park's 3 hours all the grass is cut and the soil turned over at the base of large trees....seriously though, it's your discipline that makes you so successful...just curious, when and how was the park Chicago, for instance, a lot of waste from the great fire was used as landfill along the lakefront...lots of goodies maybe!...great photos...
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  16. CoinJockey73

    CoinJockey73 Here comes trouble... Dealer

    Great finds.
    Is that the park where "quarter hill" is located? (It's quarter hill, right?)
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  17. Cheech9712

    Cheech9712 Every thing is a guess

    Now if you could lift some of that NYC concrete you’d be in your glory.
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  18. mike estes

    mike estes Well-Known Member

    hey @paddyman98 great to see you made it through your dental mishap. great finds on your latest trip. good job man, good luck to ya
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