« Back to Finds Posted August 1st, 2009 by Doug

  • 1885-vnickel.jpg
  • 1885-vnickel2.jpg
Item Found: Coin

Location: Michigan

Metal Detector Used: Other (800-0300)


August 1st, 2009

Dear White’s,

I have been metal detecting for 23 years, being retired from work leaves me lots of time for metal detecting. I’ve been detecting in the Bay city of Michigan, which is an old lodging town with lots of bars dated back to the 1800’s.

White detecting last week I found an 1885 V nickel under the sidewalks that are being replaced. This is a find of a lifetime, with that some 1800 Indian head coins and silver coins.

I love the XLT, it’s a great machine!

Doug

« Back to Finds

More Stories

August 1st, 2014
15 May 2014 I found my 1st gold. About 4-5 inches deep I uncovered a 14k gold college ring. Brushed off a little I found a name inscribed in the…
August 1st, 2014
While out metal detecting an old burned down house . Me and a buddy were searching around ,I decided to go right to this tree and detect underneath ,after a…
August 1st, 2014
MY BROTHER AND MYSELFWERE METAL DETECTING AT THE LOCAL PARK(TWO WEEKS AGO). A PLACE I METAL DETECT MANY TIMES WITH DIDFFERENT WHITES DETECTORS. THIS DAY I HAD MY V3I. I…
August 1st, 2014
I was hunting at a local school with my MXT Pro, they were replacing the sand in the kids lot with wood chips and so I really didn't expect much,…
1 matching finds