« Back to Finds Posted April 1st, 2011 by Billy

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Item Found: Coin

Location: Tennessee

Metal Detector Used: M-Series (800-0308)


April 1st, 2011
Hi White's Electronics,

I enjoy hunting with my White's MXT machine because it's so easy and fun to hunt with. I recently used the White's MXT at a local baseball field complex which is owned by the city school system. I had permission to hunt this site as I always ask before going on private or public owned property.

I was hunting along the edge of the grassy field area and got a reading of 84 within the quarter range. I used the trigger switch to find the center and depth which was around 1 inch. I begin to dig the item and to my surprise there was a bunch of coins. There were 3 quarters, 1 nickel and 3 dimes just under the grass.

I always use a small digging tool or knife at the complex so not to make large holes. I was running my White's MXT at 9 on gain and 2 on disc with just a slight audible from the threshold. I was using the White's Eclipse 5.3 search coil with the MXT switches in coins & jewelry and ground. I am including 3 pictures of the coins along with a picture of the other coins I have found this year with my MXT. All of the coins have been run through a rock tumbler with a cleaning solution. The bank frowns on dirty coins and will not accept them.

Thank You White's for this great machine. It does an outstanding job in finding buried treasures.

Billy (TN)

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