So, now I take stock and look back at a really fabulous year of detecting thanks to the Minelab E-Trac, which has definitely paid for iteslf in just 9 months (I started the detecting year mid-March with my Minelab Explorer SE).
$349.63 in clad coins
Over 4,700 total coins and tokens.
299 silver coins, 1244 wheat cents.
Dozens of rings, most silver, two gold.
2009 was my 19th year of detecting, but by far this was truly the best year ever. In 2009, I found my first large cent and oldest coin, dated 1820. Then just a few weeks later, a second large