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Old 08-18-2018, 02:31 PM
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Default Shiny Wheatie and a cool medal

I got back out again today and made the trek over to Kief, ND. I've had a lot of luck there this year so I figured I'd hit it up again. Kief is where I've dug a number of Injuns, a few tokens and the Franklin Half yesterday.

I went back to where I found the Franklin. Couldn't find anymore silver that I might have missed but I did dig up the shinyest wheatie I've ever seen!

I didn't have much luck after that.
I told myself one more keeper and I'll head home.

The final keeper of the day ended up being an Army? Good Conduct medal, possibly from WW2?
It's quite thick with very high relief.

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Old 08-18-2018, 02:33 PM
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Nice. Ive found a few Good Conduct Medals over the years.

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Old 08-18-2018, 02:38 PM
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Excellent finds Tundra! Your finding some good stuff!

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Old 08-18-2018, 08:56 PM
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Originally Posted by jwp1964 View post
Nice. Ive found a few Good Conduct Medals over the years.
Thanks jwp! I never imagined I'd dig something like that. My friend said it's probably WWII.

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Old 08-18-2018, 08:57 PM
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Excellent finds Tundra! Your finding some good stuff!
Thanks Tom! I've been hitting it pretty hard as often as I can.....that ground gets pretty hard when winter comes!

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Old 08-18-2018, 09:33 PM
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Cool finds - nice piece of history you have there!

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Old 08-18-2018, 10:34 PM
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It is definitely WWII, I dug one a month or two ago! Good finds!!!

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Old 08-18-2018, 11:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Princess View post
Cool finds - nice piece of history you have there!
Thanks Princess!

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Old 08-18-2018, 11:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Ohiodigger View post
It is definitely WWII, I dug one a month or two ago! Good finds!!!
Thanks Od! I figured it was a wheatie before I dug it....glad I didn't ding it!

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Nice finds, I would love to find one of those medals.
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Now thats a cool find. I love finding things like this that you dont normally expect. Really awesome.

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Old 08-19-2018, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by 3.14R8 View post
Nice finds, I would love to find one of those medals.
Thanks pi! I didn't expect that to be what was going to pop out!

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Old 08-19-2018, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Saltshaker View post
Now thats a cool find. I love finding things like this that you dont normally expect. Really awesome.
Thanks shaker! It'll have to go in the plaque I'm going to put together.

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Sweeeet……….. your really hauling in the good finds ! Congrats !
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Old 08-19-2018, 07:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Soil Surgeon View post
Sweeeet……….. your really hauling in the good finds ! Congrats !
Thanks Surgeon! Me and my 3 year old went out earlier but all I could manage was 3 wheats, the oldest a 1926-D

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Congrats on that awesome medal. That thing is sweet!!

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Old 08-19-2018, 09:27 PM
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Originally Posted by REAL_RAT_FINK View post
Congrats on that awesome medal. That thing is sweet!!
Thanks Rat Fink! It saved the hunt for sure although that shiny wheat was a surprise!

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