Monthly Archives: January 2014
Nineteen days into 2014 and I still hadn’t been out detecting. The bug to dig was getting bigger and itchier, and I was able to get out for a few hours this past Sunday. Although I bundled up, it wasn’t too cold. High 30s or so, plenty warm enough to dig. But the ground was … Continue reading
December started off promising. I hit some scarce diggable areas in the oldest part of my home town and found some goodies: My first dig of December just kept on giving. Wheat penny after wheat penny, followed by a 1940s Mercury dime. All the wheat pennies were from the same era as well. This was … Continue reading
November provided a few outings to reclaim history. First, I continued to try and cut through the brushy 1743 property and was rewarded with several items of note. Also in November, I requested and received permission to search the field next to my church. This was the site of a circa 1830 house that was … Continue reading
In November I had an amazing trip to England for 3 days of metal detecting, but that’s another story I’m working on. What follows is some of the better relics I found this past November.
October was a very good month as I found some really cool relics. My grandmother Marie was a huge fan of St. Anthony. And when I say huge, I mean huge in that I discovered a few years ago that somehow I have a second middle name. You guessed it — Anthony! St. Anthony is … Continue reading