Despite the trials and tribulations of life, I have had some great news lately. One of my recent relic recoveries is featured in the latest issue of American Digger Magazine. The coin described below was found on property (with permission, of course) that has direct ties to Thomas Jefferson. In fact, there is circumstantial evidence that Jefferson likely visited the location on several occasions.
("Incrusted" should be "encrusted.")
Also, as mentioned in a previous post, I was recently invited to become a contributing editor to America's oldest metal detecting, treasure hunting and relic hunting publication: Western & Eastern Treasures Magazine. This is a professional milestone for me and I'm very proud to be associated with this publication. The magazine has been in continuous publication since 1966. W&E T made it official in their latest issue:
Note: As I prepare to transition to the new blog/webiste, I will slowly be bringing back the previously archived posts I intend to keep. Baby steps, baby steps . . .