American Digger Vol 16, Issue 5
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Vol. 16, Issue 5 Feature articles:
SOMETIMES YOU DRIVE BY IT EVERY DAY
After driving by a promising-looking site day after day, the author decided it was time to seek permission and start detecting.
By Josh Tyree
JUST WHEN YOU THINK IT’S NEVER GOING TO HAPPEN
Most detectorists dream of a cache of colonial-era silver coins. But only a few realize that dream. This digger saw those dreams come true.
By Christy Wissinger
No matter how good the find is, it’s always better when kids are involved. Meet the next generation of metal detectorists and see what they have already found.
By Troy Embry
COINS OF THE CONFESSOR
The mid-11th century Saxon coins of Edward the Confessor had never before been reported discovered in the western part of England. This find changed that.
By Michael L. Heim
THE MAKING OF A MEGALODON
While individual megalodon teeth are interesting, can anything be as fascinating—and terrifying—than seeing them all arranged as they once were?
By Jason Foote
When a soldier’s grave was to be moved, archaeologists were called in to assist. But the artifacts they found in the grave only created more questions.
By Andrew Engle & Kelly Underwood
Detecting etiquette says to never return to a site without the property owner’s permission and the okay of the person who first took you there. Sometimes it takes more than one permission to find the really good stuff.
By Todd Yerks