Midwest Diggers News

Fun hunt at early 1400's indian village with lots of goodies found

Posted by Nathan Schwenke on

Hunted two older Indian villages on a windy day with winds howling over 40mph.  The first site was from early 1820's where we found an old metal arrow head, a flat colonial button and a neat piece of jewelry, the other site we hunted was from an older early 1400's site and found some neat flint stones, Hyde scrappers and neat pieces of pottery and all were surface finds!

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Early April Metal Detecting Hunt yields gold, silver and old Indians

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Early April Metal Detecting Hunt yields, gold, silver and old Indians!

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Having fun at a seeded hunt in Topeka Kansas

Posted by Nathan Schwenke on

Had a blast at a seeded hunt put on near Topeka Kansas by the Topeka Treasure Hunters Club.  This hunt is put on every year around the end of may and has about 100 people going for treasure, Nate the Digger didn't do to bad with a real nice 105 coin haul that included over 50 silver coins!  Can't wait until next year!

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Bruce the Digger lands his first Silver Dollar!

Posted by Nathan Schwenke on

Went out for a weeks long treasure hunt and Bruce the Digger landed something he has never found in over 30 years of Treasure Hunting, a nice shiny 1900-s Silver Dollar! Found at a old park near Beatrice, Nebraska.  This nice old coin was also only 3 inches deep!  It might be a find of a lifetime.... for now anyway.

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Lots of Clad found at state Park

Posted by Nathan Schwenke on

Decided to try a state park about 1 hour north of Lincoln and ended up doing quite well for the clad, approximately 150 coins or so, but no silver on this trip.  Quite a few early 1970's coins and some late 1960's but no silver.  The picture below is all of the clad that we found.

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