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Bucket lister yesterday and one today!


#1

I’ve been having problems with my detector so I did a reset and went for a very quick spin at lunch time the second signal I dug and boom! I couldn’t believe my eyes 1866 half sovereign! And a few other bits to go with it.


#2

Wow that’s super awesome well done I’m super jealous.


#3

You’ll be grinning for a week with that find.

Now you’ve spoilt my day, get back to work!:wink:


#4

You little beauty steptoeandson. Really great fine. Can see your smile from here.


#5

Lol I sure am time for a beer I think!


#6

Thanks yes I’ll be smiling for a while!


#7

Totally jellyarse! A great find…you will be over the moon. Not a rare date or worth any more than the average early Victorian Half sovereign but still worth a few hundred. Value ranges from about $250 NZ through to upwards of $1000 NZ in absolutely top condition.


#8

Thanks lammerlaw yes I’m over the moon! I’ve been detecting for two and a half years I always had a feeling I would find one this was a total surprise today tho happy as! It’s got a wee bit of wear but that’s ok I love it! It can go into the treasure box


#9

Far out, excellent find steptoeandson, l would settle for anything made from the nice whiney stuff. The odds have gotta swing in my favour at some stage, don’t they ? Anyway welldone


#10

Love that earing…oh and the coin


#11

WOW…awesome find. Congrats. Looks to be in very good nick. Well done.

Best of luck out there

JW :slight_smile:


#12

Thanks yes keep at it and it will happen the older the spot the better the reason I went back to this spot as a friend of mine found an 1835 sixpence thereHH


#13

Thanks and same to you!


#14

One word: WOW! With that being said what detector did you use and what kind of signal was it turning up like, solid and clear or a bit broken? Never found a gold coin myself, so I’m a bit curious. Awesome job mate, I’m not jealous, not at all… :roll_eyes::joy:


#15

Thanks golden boy I sure said wow when I saw it! I use the atpro it was a clear signal but a wee bit broken it was a solid 51 52 I nearly walked over it but it had a bit of depth to it lucky I took the chance!


#16

Epic find man!! They aint easy to find, Think your detector is working ok lol. Pretty sure that’s the first gold coin find on the new forum? Maybe wrong?


#17

Thanks soilsurfer! It may well be I’m not to sure?


#18

WOW! Congratulations.
Welcome to the broken metal detector club :slight_smile:
My coil has a little salt water in it (probably harmed my graphite interference shielding) falses whenever I swing, need to rebuild it :frowning: fun times.
Also my GPX was water proof, but really need to rebuild, going to take a lot of effort.
My first job was only a short term hack.
What are the issue with your detector?


#19

Thanks goldpandemic! Wow sounds like you have got your work cut out for you there! I have the atpro it was going nuts even when you held it up after detecting for half and hour or so but have had a play with it and seems all good now just did a factory restart and it’s sweet as!