Part II: Revisiting the "Virgin" Site of Swedish Tavern, page 53

Metal Detecting Old Copper Coins

Of course, every time I got a coin signal, either "solid" or not, I would ignore what the Tone ID was telling me and hoped to see a glimmer of silver in dirt. Instead...

Swedish Copper 1/6 Ore Coin Kopparmynt

...another "crowned lion rampant" would show up.

Obverse of Halvöring after Being Cleaned

17th Century Swedish Coin

My wishful thinking did not produce anything but more copper coins.

Swedish 1683 1/6 Ore Coin

At least, the coin dates varied every now and then. Only a little over 2 million of the 1683 halvörings were minted. The 1683 date brought some memories: 300 years later I entered college... and big fun began...

1683 1/6 Ore Coin After Being Cleaned

Well, I am still in college of a different sort. There are many of them that we never graduate from. School of Life for instance. What makes the College of Metal Detecting one of the best is that most of us, the students, get high grades and receive a scholarship or stipend in various currencies every time we attend the field-learning classes. Well, maybe that is why many of us can not graduate from this college either. As we continuously acquire new information, the train of knowledge keeps moving forward!

Freight Train Passing By

...Two locomotive drivers waved to me as the freight train was passing by. And I waved back. I believe, to them, I had become a regular part of landscape at this lot by now. And they were probably going to miss me if I would move on to another location.


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