Supplement Your Wheat Penny Collection by Using a Metal Detector!

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Treasure Hunting, metal detectors, garrett metal detectors, wheat penniesIf you are a coin collector with a serious hankering for rare wheat pennies, you can supplement your collection through one of the unorthodox ways some treasure hunters use by prospecting for them with metal detectors.

Beaches are among the many places you can search for Lincoln wheat pennies with your metal detector, although other sites will do, as well.  It will be a good idea to keep track of your various finds by listing them down and cataloging them according to location, wheat penny type, and coin condition.  You are likely to find a lot of other coins and various materials made of metal, as well.  This makes wheat penny hunting with a metal detector both exciting and challenging.
 
metal detectors for sale, wheat pennies, treasure huntingIt would be a good idea to use metal detectors that come with a depth meter.  This way you’ll have an idea how deep you have to dig to get at your treasure.  Try to look at ground that’s been newly broken in preparation for construction.  For some reason, savvy coin hunters prefer school grounds, particularly those of schools that have been around for a long time.  Who knows, you may find a treasure trove of wheat pennies dropped or lost there by turn-of-the century school children while cavorting in the school playground.
 

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Have you found Wheat Pennies using a Metal Detector?

Use a Metal Detector To Find Those Wheat Pennies

March 4, 2009 by Jake · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Treasure Hunting, Wheat Penny Information 

If you are a collector of Wheat Pennies, how do you find them?  Below are several ways collectors find those valuable Wheat Cents!

  • Swap Meets
  • Ebay
  • Change
  • Flea Markets
  • Online Forums and Groups

Those are some of the most popular places to find Wheaties, but how many of you have found them using Metal Detectors?

Metal detectors are responsible for many great finds when it comes to coin collecting!  Searching around old homes and schools are favorite places to search  Or maybe an abandon lot where a country store use to be.  Searching these type places with a Metal Detector have been known to produce very rare coins, including Wheat Pennies!

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Do you use a Metal Detector to search for your Wheat Cents?

Have you made any great finds?