Stuff like that happens, fortunatly in my case the new farmer realised that I'd been caught out by a change of owner. He wasn't quite so understanding with the "night shift" that turned up a few days...
Sounds like you need to get out of Auto sensitivity and use manual, as high as you can (until your ears hurt). You need to go horribly slow in Auto to get the machine to push up the sensitivity, even...
I was back again today, the beans have grown on the patch I was on but the other side of the field was still relatively bare. The bigger brooch was on the surface and is covered in a rusty deposit, I...
I'd say the farthing is interesting rather than valuable, something has gone wrong with the striking, it looks a little off-centre and maybe the collar shifted to allow the metal to squeeze out a bit...
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Finding ancient rubbish since 1977.
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