Metal Detecting In Siberia With Minelab Explorer XS (Story 10)

Detecting More 19th Century Russian Coins

Another good signal yielded a coin which was lying on the bottom of a hole which was deeper than previous holes I dug. The coin was of an American Dollar coin size!

Coin Found On the Hole Bottom

Mason 1838 5 Kopeks Minted During the Rule of Tzar Nicholas I

Masonic 1838 5 Kopeks Coin (Tzar Nicholas I)

Coin's Obverse

Coin's Obverse

I could not believe this! The coins were popping up like it was a "virgin" site! Another surprise came next--I dug up a largest coin (42 mm (1-5/8 inch) in diameter)!

I Dug Up A Dollar Size Coin

1831 10 'Mason' Kopeks

'Mason


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