THE QUEST FOR ANCIENT TREASURE!
That first afternoon yielded a handful of targets, mostly plain buttons, worn out copper coins and lead pieces. In addition to those items, I also popped out a small 16th century hammered Queen Elizabeth I silver coin that had been folded in half and a 17th century copper trade farthing on that day. I learned right away that the more "junk" targets you could find and dig the better chance you had of finding something really good. This would become even more evident as the hun