From a freezing Gale force 7 Shrops/Worcs/Staffs border....tonight fate played a funny game! I was originally going to meet with a detector pal for a session near the Celtic hill fort permission after work about 5.30pm for a couple of hours..... however running late and with the sun going down around 7pm I pulled into the Roman field near my house for a quick half hour..... quickly chanting my normal mantra as i walked on " spirits of the field...take me to the silver and gold for their is a story to be told..... turning on my deus to Fin programme... 13inch coil fin is basically based on gmaxx @ 11.7khz full tones..with lots of tweaks ....the nasty rape stubble that was thick and over a foot high has now been disced ... a quick loop over to a hot spot area i previously had some finds in last year.... a sweet little 73 came up and well about 3 inches down...and i knew what it was still covered in mud by the tone , signal size and back of the net a bit of water reveals a ..... Roman Republic AR serrate denarius (18.3 mm, 3.3 g, Tiberius Claudius Ti.f 79 B.C. Rome mint..... The gods yielded so content i walked back to the car and tangy signal and out pops and a very nice bone handled knife i have not even cleaned yet and just before the gate an early lead token!.... all over in 25 minutes..... now that's what i call fate!
Im still on a roll of finds and feel totally blessed to share the history!
Goodluck to all this weekend of big digs
Wallydog...aka lucky Bert......
check out my vids of finds if ya want a laugh!
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Loving the mantra - I'm usually singing the detectorists theme when I start
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I bet there are going to be some people trying out your mantra.
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It's funny how fate turns out!
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