The year is 2015. It's September and I am well addicted to swinging my (at the time somewhat new) AT Pro. There was a bit of light left in the day so I decided to metal detect the yard again. We'd recently moved so it was mostly unswung ground.
I hit a great high tone signal and begin the dig. I come across a large circular disc like thing about 20cm down that appeared hollow. Sweet! I've found a time capsule! It doesn't budge so I dig the the sides to loosen it. One side is bordered by a root so I go the other.
I hit round metal. Curses! It's a pipe.
Or so I thought. It was silver looking but I realised non-pipe shaped so I start digging it as removing that will give me better ac
Another day, another dollar... found with the detector! My mate and I headed out to a spot I've had some success with in the past, whilst we didn't find many predecs, the one I found was 1800s and silver and that always makes the drive worth it. 1800-and-something Queen Victoria Three Pence Sadly this coin was too worn to get a date from, you can just make out 18 on the left hand side of the reverse but try as I might, I can't get a number from the right hand side. Best I can tell is it's a young head Victoria. Buckle No information on this sadly, it was quite deep though. Carr Fast Australia I'm not convinced this button is old, but it's a button and buttons are cool. The Modern Stuff I'm
Beach finds from today. Not my first watch, but certainly the first functioning one! Squid jig, sans hooks. Button Piercing jewellery. The two dollar coins. Two of these were found on the surface along a path just begging to be found. The ten and five cent coins. There was also a 20 cent but I forgot to take a close up of that. The one dollar coins. The age pension commemorative coin was also a sunbaker on the path.