Metal Detecting - 5 Silver US Coins & 1 Silver Ring

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  1. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

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    Hello everyone,
    I did a 7 hour Metal Detecting hunt at Brooklyn's McCarren Park. I haven't been there about 2 years so I took my new Minelab Vanquish 440 Detector and I did very well.

    1 - Winged Liberty Head Dime (corroded :()
    1 - Silver Roosevelt - 1962
    3 - Silver Washington Quarters.. All 1964!
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    Massive Clad and Cents
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    Silver Cat Ring
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    Misc Metal
    21 - Wheat Cents!.. Shown on the left side
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    This neat medallion that states..
    Licensed Chauffeur
    New York
    Expires July 1 1923
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    Me and my Gatorade!
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    @Cheech9712 5 more US silver! ;)
     
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  3. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Sounds and looks like you had another great day detecting.
     
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  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Some close up pics of the miscellaneous metal..

    I also found a 2nd ring. No idea what type of metal but it is corroded.
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    A 50 Caliber Bullet
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    Some neat Hair Pin. No info.
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    An old American Eagle made lock.
    This company closed in 1975.
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  5. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    That is the outer ring of a bearing, it has a groove on the inside for the ball bearings and a lip on the edge for a dust seal.
    Nice finds you got there.
     
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  6. Bluntflame

    Bluntflame Active Member

    Man, that park seems pretty well picked over after today!
     
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  7. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Notice there are no Nickels shown. I have my Minelab Vanquish set up on a custom discrimination setting to detect clad, copper and silver.
    If I don't use the discrimination setting I would have Nickels also. But the lower numbers are bottle caps, pulltabs, foil and a lot of other junk. On my next visit I will do no discrimination setting because that's where the gold could also be found!
     
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  8. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Why on earth is a fifty cal slug in a park in Brooklyn?? A pocket piece perhaps?
     
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  9. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Oh yea. I forgot..

    Totals today for other coins -
    25C - 81 each
    10C - 72 each
    1C - 69 each
    1C Wheat - 21 each
     
  10. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    I also found this Pokemon Mewtwo 23K Gold Plated Card that were given out by Burger King in 1999
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    Pictures from the web -
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  11. Bluntflame

    Bluntflame Active Member

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  12. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    I didn't know what it was.. My kids had to explain it to me. And thanks!
     
  13. Bluntflame

    Bluntflame Active Member

    Ah :hilarious:
     
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  14. Virginian

    Virginian Active Member

    I like this thread.
     
  15. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    The cat ring is neat. And of course silver is always good. Surprised the merc is so rough. And yeah the .50 cal is a surprise there
     
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  16. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect Average Circulated

    Love the chauffeurs license. Neat haul, always amazed at your finds.
     
  17. GeorgeM

    GeorgeM Well-Known Member

    Very cool! I especially like the cat ring and am perplexed by the 50 cal.
     
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