Jump to content
IdahoPeg

Woo Hoo! Update On My Silver Sandwich!

Recommended Posts


Good job, that must have been so fun to open. 😀

happy hunting!

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Holy cow!  THAT IS TERRIFIC, Peg!  What a nice surprise!

Steve

  • Like 1
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Peg, that is outstanding!!! I can see that big smile on your face!

I hope you have some bad weather to shift that sand around. Go get them girl!
Have some more great days on the beach,
Chet
 

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

What a nice surprise, that had to be a great feeling, congrats!!!

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've never had that great of a post-hunt surprise and probably never will.  Great job, both in your hunt but also in your perseverance to find out what you really had, and well deserved , too.  A great piece(s) of history to boot!

 

 

  • Like 1
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

What a great find, and you kept at it. Way to go! I gave up on that stretch after all the renourishment sand pumped on it a few months ago. Really glad for you, you are keeping the dream alive!

That is a great find!

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
49 minutes ago, FloridaSon said:

What a great find, and you kept at it. Way to go! I gave up on that stretch after all the renourishment sand pumped on it a few months ago. Really glad for you, you are keeping the dream alive!

That is a great find!

It was basically a one day event at one of the several beaches I checked that day...nice big cut! But the morons are AGAIN renourishing the whole area now, so we’ll need a huge Nor’easter to come by to open things up again. What a waste of money.

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Great finds once again Peg, so glad you were able to identify them.

So glad you shared the pictures with us.

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Too cool!

Now find a gold sandwich!!👍👍

 

  • Like 1
  • Haha 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Similar Content

    • By Cal_Cobra
      Saying I had an epic weekend would be an understatement! I loaded the latest Equinox firmware update to try the new FE2/0 iron program, and it did not disappoint!

      I've posted about trip reports from this site several times over the years. It's always been a fun site IMO, you just never know what you'll dig, and it dates back to the early 1800's with history into the 20th century. It saw it's share of the Spanish, Mexicans, Emigrants, and Americans. It's getting difficult, lots of flat iron still left, but good finds have been thinning out, easy finds have been gone for years. TomCA won't even hunt there any more.

      This trip turned out to be absolutely EPIC! Unbelievable really, because there have been trips where neither Tom nor I have dug a single coin at this site, so to dig five period coins in one trip was astounding.

      Now if these were just five common 1800's coins, I would've left there an extremely happy camper, but two out of the five turned out to be astounding finds!

      An 1865-S Seated Liberty Dime AND a 1856-S INDIAN PRINCESS $1 GOLD PIECE!!! I am absolutely over the moon from this hunt!

      I got all the coins on video, if you have a chance, take a look:
       






      Without further ado:

      Right after she was dug and I just ran some bottled water over her in the field:





      Thanks for looking!!

      GL&HH,
      Cal <<<<<<<< THE ORIGINAL CAL
    • By Gerry in Idaho
      Back from my MX Trip and wanting to get caught up with some readings and now posts.
      Approx 20 yrs ago I was detecting an old mining camp for coins/relics & found my 1st gold coin ever (only took 25 yrs of detecting). 1852 quarter eagle = $2.50 piece.
      Fast forward to last weekend, my customer Steve M is less than a mile from where my coin was found & he does this. What's even more thrilling, is he found it with a GPX-5000 while looking for gold nuggets.   And...his is much better condition too.  1st two pics are his and the others of the worn out one, of course is mine.  It is the exact same date and size of coin I found 20 yrs ago.  I guess it is sometimes ok to find the wrong kind of gold.  Anyone else have such unexpected digs when prospecting?






    • By kac
      Finally got out to the beach, lot of wash but wanted to give my seahunter a run and try out the m2 headphones instead of the stock waterproof ones. M2's make a world of difference in the audio on that machine, can hear the target much better especially tiny targets with the discrim kicked up. Dug much less iron as I can tell better what I am hearing. Anyways not much there as the storms ripped the dunes down and the banks are 9-12' up where they used to be only a few feet. Besides the wash I got all excited and thought I found another trime but instead it was a 1951 netherlands 10 cent. Amazing how it held up next to the other coins I found in the area.



    • By calabash digger
      Found this today...


    • By unearth
      Did a little bit of detecting today and found this...can anybody tell me what this, I think it's a coin, is? What country it may be from? What year? Thanks in advance for any help identifying this object.
       


    • By amergin
      The coin is badly burnt by NE acid soil, and the coin has gone may rounds in the ring with the plough

      found in southern CT with flat and dandy buttons

      I can just make out what I think is “N N• R”. 

      maybe the first N is something else, or the R is an E or an A, and the • dot is an acid blister

      no other detail showing


      Its roughy the size 

      of a george II hapenny, but letter are much smaller than on a Hapenny
      Very heavy and thick 2mm

      but egg shaped 26mm x 30mm






×
×
  • Create New...