Metal Detecting in Ivanovo Region, Central Russia (Story 16)

This spot was certainly the site of the village as people started digging lots of square nails and other iron junk.

Metal Detecting Fun Began

The Village Used To Be Here

Another proof of the former settlement here was the abundance of pottery shards scattered on the ground everywhere.

Various Pottery Fragments

Pottery Shrads Everywhere

Soon I found my first coin.

My First Coin Unearthed

It turned out to be an 18th century Russian 2 Kopeks, though in very poor condition.

18th Century Russian 2 Kopeks

Even after carefully cleaning the coin, I barely could see the date.

1763 2 Kopeks Tsarina Catherine II

1763 2 Kopeks Tsarina Catherine II

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