Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Treasure Hunting on Hancock Street

This afternoon I dug out the metal detector that's been gathering dust in the upstairs closet for years now. I loaded it with new batteries, hauled it down the trail at the end of the street, and did a little treasure hunting. Under the big rope swing on the killer hill, I hit the jackpot! $1.30 in change and a bronze screw! I headed back home and gave the yard a try and scored an old nickle at about six inches deep. Treasure on Hancock Street! That's $1.35 total!

Here's the break down:

4 quarters
2 dimes
1 nickle
9 Lincoln pennies
1 Canadian penny
1 bronze screw

Not a fortune, and nothing older than about 1970, but pretty fun none the less!

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