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Brought to you by KELLYCO Metal Detector SuperStore. All of the treasures shown below are items that our customers have either brought to Kellyco to show us or have emailed us their pictures . As you can see, a metal detector can unearth some of the worlds most beautiful treasures and bring a lifetime of excitement.

First Fisher F2 Silver Coin Find!

I've owned my Fisher F2 for about a year and after practicing in the yard and finding pennies (2 wheaties), dimes, and strange odds and ends, I decided to venture out to local parks. Luckily there are no laws restricting local park detecting! So on my 41st Birthday this year in September, my wife and I set out to a new park we hadn't been to. After about an hour and a half I had found the usual pennies and dimes. Ready to call it a day my wife said, "You haven't even gone across the bridge yet!", which is where there was another 1/2 of the park. "Ok I said", and after about 10 minutes, got a "dime/quarter" bounce on the detector. I dug and dug and still could find nothing. After about 8", I found this! I had always dreamed of finding even a mercury dime or something! Here are the specs from ncgcoin.com:

Specifications
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9030
Weight: 27.0673g
ASW: 0.7858oz
Melt Value: $17.15 (9/29/2013)
Design
Obverse: Armored bust of Charles III, right
Obverse Legend: CAROLUS III DEI GRATIA
Reverse: Crowned shield flanked by pillars with banner, normal initials and mint mark
Reverse Legend: HISPAN ET IND REX ...

Also - from people I've spoken with cutting a silver piece was common place as to create denominations for exchange. This one looks deliberately cut.

Whatever you do - just have fun. Try to be patient - you never know when or what you'll find!!! This once in a lifetime find has me addicted to MD!!! Thanks Kellyco!
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