Should you dig up pennies?

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Should you dig up pennies?

Postby adamBomb » Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:11 am

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Re: Should you dig up pennies?

Postby MacDiarmada » Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:31 pm

I've noticed that there are two distinct readings for the two different compositions of pennies. I dig every non-ferrous signal I get, and if it turns out to be a penny, I usually leave it for the next guy... But that's just me...
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Re: Should you dig up pennies?

Postby antiphonus » Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:54 am

Nice blogpost, adambomb. Personally I like to dig them -- not only in the (apocryphal?) tradition of Ben Franklin: "A penny saved".

Also, as my friend Mike the Hat, a keen English detectorist, always says, "A coin is a coin." I feel like digging pennies is worlds better than digging junk, and it would be fun to join with other club members and donate our pennies to a nominated charity at the end of the year, even if it only amounts to fifty bucks.
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