« Back to Finds Posted November 1st, 2011 by Ian

  • tdiproreale.jpg
  • tdiproreale2.jpg
Item Found: Coin

Location: Maine

Metal Detector Used: Specialty Detector (800-0284)


November 1st, 2011

White's Electronics,

Thanks White’s for making such a great machine that can pull silver from an iron covered lawn. Today I went to my grandfather’s house in Wisscasset, Maine searching for the last few times since we sold the house. I found many things out back since its right on the river. I just purchased the White’s TDI Pro a few months ago and now I'm finding more than ever even on lawns and fields I have gridded out many a time with other machines that are not White’s.

I found this coin about 6 inches down in the soil using settings on the TDI Pro that allowed me to see through the iron nails and other junk I can't believe how great the TDI Pro is at separating the two. When I pulled it out I knew it wasn't a US dime or any US coin since it was silver and about the diameter of a nickel.

When I cleaned the coin off with some water I saw that it was a Spanish coin and that the date said 1738! I did my happy dance for a minute and realized that this was my oldest silver coin. Without the TDI Pro this coin would have been lost forever thanks again White’s for making a great machine.

Ian

« Back to Finds

More Stories

April 30th, 2016
Last weekend I took my White's Dual Field metal detector to my local beach. The conditions were somewhat favorable - good high and low tides, strong on shore wind, and…
April 27th, 2016
Hello ,I have been a dedicated user of White's detectors for many years now and I have made a lot of terrific finds, two of which were very special and…
April 27th, 2016
I hunt history, plain and simple. Sometimes it isn't where you think it should be, sometimes...it is just under your favorite playground or park. So as it was with me.....…
April 27th, 2016
Hello, This past weekend I decided to go metal detecting at the volleyball court next to the beach here in North Carolina (very cold). I started finding a lot of…
1 matching finds