Treasure Chasers

November 11, 2010

Cache of coins found while metal detecting- LIVE!

Filed under: Treasure chasing — Tags: , , , , , — admin @ 11:38 am

While metal detecting during the Grand National Relic Shootout sponsored by The Treasure Depot, Mike uncovers a cache of coins in the area of a Civil War camp among artillery frags and shells.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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  1. I like Lemon.

    Comment by MarcfromTreasureNet1 — November 11, 2010 @ 12:29 pm

  2. @ConfederRick Tesoro Best there is :)

    Comment by shanegalang2 — November 11, 2010 @ 12:33 pm

  3. unreal what a great find congrats with that once in a lifetime find wow great video

    Comment by kevinniefer1 — November 11, 2010 @ 12:38 pm

  4. Nice find, I don’t know when it was done but these coins were buried to be found as treasure, the extent of the wear is as such they must have been out of circulation long before they were buried but what’s more telling is the fact some have punched hole to be worn as medallions you’d only do this to coins no longer in circulation or living memory of them, the amount of wear is as such most will only be worth the scrap value,

    Comment by hetrodoxly — November 11, 2010 @ 12:57 pm

  5. i’ve collected coins for over forty years and only seen coins with this amount of wear that have been good luck charms and have spent a lifetime in someone’s pocket and then a lifetime in their sons pocket and found on stalls in a box of odds and ends for no more that scrap value, nice find though.

    Comment by hetrodoxly — November 11, 2010 @ 1:12 pm

  6. how did you polish those coins what chaemical did you use or did you just use water?

    Comment by rhyskallen — November 11, 2010 @ 1:33 pm

  7. The guy with the camera sounds like Tommy Chong

    Comment by thehealguy — November 11, 2010 @ 2:12 pm

  8. Did the coins smell like vaseline?

    Comment by TreasureNetSucks — November 11, 2010 @ 2:31 pm

  9. I know Scott Foss. This is a great video! thanks for sharing,

    Comment by HawaiiHumorVideos — November 11, 2010 @ 3:00 pm

  10. Sweet find

    Comment by obiwanmaui — November 11, 2010 @ 3:04 pm

  11. Great find!!!!! What is a busted dime?

    Comment by planejet42 — November 11, 2010 @ 3:43 pm

  12. This is just fantastic! So what did you end up doing with them? I will check out the treasure depot for sure. Love coins!

    Comment by workwithsusanna — November 11, 2010 @ 3:56 pm

  13. Did that american say “how many coins is in it?”. yet another example of why the Us will forever bknown as the most country on earth

    Comment by Corncrops — November 11, 2010 @ 4:00 pm

  14. I just bought my second detector yesterday and I have to tell you, you have lit a fire in me that is burning hot. I can’t imagine how it must have felt to recover that cache. I was on the edge of my seat just watching the video. Thank you so much for posting this. It is by far the BEST video I have seen. The anticipation was thicker than Heinz ketchup.Talk about inspiring. I sincerely mean it when I say congratulations and well done!

    Comment by capt1989 — November 11, 2010 @ 4:02 pm

  15. So sweet!

    Comment by jgohl — November 11, 2010 @ 4:25 pm

  16. nice find

    Comment by pezer666 — November 11, 2010 @ 4:34 pm

  17. nice

    Comment by pezer666 — November 11, 2010 @ 5:06 pm

  18. It was found with a Tesror Cibola

    Comment by ConfederRick — November 11, 2010 @ 5:29 pm

  19. Beleive it or not, it is real. I was there at this organized hunt and got called from Mike becasue he knew I was take pictures of finds fresh from the ground. When I saw the relic in the bottom of the hole and we all thought it was an oval belt plate of some sort I decided to use the video on my camera. It will also be published in the book our club is close to finishing on relics dug in our area around Savannah.

    Comment by ConfederRick — November 11, 2010 @ 6:27 pm

  20. Need!!!

    Comment by Dvoracekmara — November 11, 2010 @ 7:20 pm

  21. @crapinabap – I doubt that very much. England changed its coinage in the late 60s, and you will not find much money older than that in current usage. Please. Know your own history. We know ours.

    Comment by amyangelwings — November 11, 2010 @ 7:24 pm

  22. Amazing. I laughed at your hand shaking.
    I myself found a wedding ring the other day(first ring ever). It happened to belong to the wife of a major landowner. I got permission to search on his land as a favour for returning the ring. But I really wanted to ask what type of detector you use? I myself use a Garrett Ace 250, seems to do the job good enough.

    Comment by obbabob — November 11, 2010 @ 8:04 pm

  23. @crapinabap Yeah i guess after the Nazi’s kicked the crap out of ya’ll, and America saved you and rebuilt your country, I guess that maybe we didn’t have enough time to rebuild any of your bombed mints. You should complain to the UN about that maybe than we can get you some new coin factories.

    Comment by damaniseman — November 11, 2010 @ 8:39 pm

  24. did u sell it ?

    Comment by MrSkullcandy96 — November 11, 2010 @ 9:01 pm

  25. Unreal! What a beautiful box too!

    Comment by icollectstuffdude — November 11, 2010 @ 9:35 pm

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