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Mudlarking After Work Tonite And My Clad Totals So Far This Week :)

"A mudlark is someone who scavenges in river mud for items of value, a term used especially to describe those who scavenged this way in London during the late 18th and 19th centuries."

http://www.messynessychic.com/2016/12/27/what-you-can-find-mudlarking-on-the-thames-foreshore-in-london/

I first read about mudlarking a few years back where people in the UK would search/detect the banks of the Thames River, and find old Roman coins and jewelry. Well.....we have a nice river winding through Edmonton, so I tried my luck at a couple of places. I did find some coins. The oldest in the 50's, and a cool vintage sports medallion. It was fun and something I have not done before.

I buy a gold coin each year with my clad, so I really do like to get lots of it. Below are my totals so far this week from hunts after work. The AT MAX is a great coin shooter, as are the other two AT Machines. That little gold bell rang like a coin in the 80's.. The MAX is a very sensitive metal detector. I was running it at about 5/8 bars.


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