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Summary: 48th ANNUAL Indian Terr. Treasure Hunt

Summary:

48th ANNUAL Indian Territory Treasure Hunt
May 25 & 26, 2019 at Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Hunt Statistics:

This years 48th ANNUAL Indian Territory Treasure Hunt was another outstanding one. The weather was a little stormy Saturday night, but a light overcast on Sunday, and high temperatures of around 83°. There were 119 entries total in all the hunts, 101 adult entries and 18 Kids. Attendees came from 10 states: Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. This year’s hunt had a total value of $16,525.00+ in coins and prizes in all of the hunts combined. This hunt has been held ANNUALLY every year on Memorial Day weekend since 1972. (Scroll Way Down to See All)

Deep Buried Competition Hunt:

This is a Competition Hunt where the Quarter size targets (1 point) & the Dime size targets (3 points) are buried 6+ inches deep. The 15 hunters had easy digging this year due to all the rain, but finding the target was the challenge. The top finishers are those with the most points after the 45 minute hunt. And the winners were:

1st Place with 14 points:

Lavern Potuzak, Agenda, KS - 8 Quarter size & 2 Dime size - $180.00

Detector used: Fisher 1266X

2nd & 3rd Place (TIE) with 9 points:

Lloyd Coke, Bartlesville, OK - 3 Quarter size & 2 Dime size - $80.00

Detector used: Garrett AT MAX

James Huntley, Leslie, AR - 3 Quarter size & 2 Dime size - $80.00

Detector used: Minelab Equinox 800

Gold & Copper Hunt:

This hunt was a seperate entry hunt and drew 39 entries. There were painted Wheat Cent tokens buried for Mexican 2 Peso Gold Coins. There were also 1000 Wheat Cents buried in this hunt.

Saw only Daren Sommers, Olathe, KS that was a multipule 2 Peso Gold winner:

Coins for the Gold & Copper Hunt and the Dollar & Cent Hunt:

Dollar & Cents Hunt:

The Dollar & Cents Hunt was a separate entry and drew 42 hunters were scrambling to find painted Wheat Cent tokens buried for US Peace Silver Dollars. In addition there were 1000 Wheat Cents to dig up.

Silver Half Dollar Hunt:

This was a separate entry hunt and there were 54 entries hurrying to find 90% Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollars that were buried in the field.

Buttons & Bows Hunt:

This is a Women Only hunt. There were 8 women entered scrambling for prize tokens and Mercury Silver Dimes.

Main Coin/Prize Hunt:

The Main Coin/Prize Hunt had Silver Mercury Dimes & prize tokens buried in it for the entrants to dig. Total value of the coins and prizes in the ALL hunts was $16,525.00+. This total is the retail value of donated & purchased prizes and the value of the coins buried.

Rumor was going around that a certain entrant found the below coins in the Main Hunt, but won’t name names, JJ! In fact this was the portion of Silver Mercury Dimes in the Main Hunt. Mercury Dimes being about 1/3 the total, the rest being Silver Roosevelt Dimes.

The value of the coins & prizes in the Main Hunt was $11,825.00+. This is $7,485.00 above the total of the entry fees collected for the Main Hunt, including late fees!

All coins and prize tokens buried in the Main Hunt were Silver. The prize tokens in the Main Hunt were number stamped & painted Silver Dimes & Silver Quarters. There were 97 entries in the Main Hunt.

Some of the big winners in the Main Coin/Prize Hunt were:

Fisher F44 retail value $399.00 donated by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Sharon Hancock, Bartlesville, OK

Fisher F44 retail value $399.00 made available at a special price by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Lloyd Coke, Bartlesville, OK

Fisher F44 retail value $399.00 made available at a special price by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Bill Kruse, Cabot, AR

Fisher F44 retail value $399.00 made available at a special price by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Kim Hauger, Tulsa OK

Fisher F44 retail value $399.00 made available at a special price by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Bob Cook, Dewey, OK

Fisher F5 retail value $599.00 donated by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Clint Yates, Prue, OK

Fisher F-Pulse Pinpointer retail value $149.00 made available at a special price by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Mark Bryant, Independence, MO

Fisher F-Pulse Pinpointer retail value $149.00 made available at a special price by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Teagan Allen, Tonganoxie, KS

Garrett AT PRO retail value $649.95 donated by American Detector Distributor (800) 933-2897 won by Marilyn Theiss, Kansas City, KS

Garrett AT MAX with AT PRO Z-Lynk Pinpointer retail value $1019.90 made available at a special price by Garrett Met. Det. (800) 527-4011 won by Dustin Allensworth, Oklahoma City, OK

Garrett ACE 400 retail value $399.95 made available at a special price by Garrett Met. Det. (800) 527-4011 won by James Huntley, Leslie, AR

Garrett AT PRO Z-Lynk Pinpointer retail value $169.95 donated by American Detector Distributor (800) 933-2897 won by John Freeman, Sand Springs, OK

Garrett AT PRO Z-Lynk Pinpointer retail value $169.95 donated by American Detector Distributor (800) 933-2897 won by Brett Travis, McAlester, OK

Teknetics G2 Metal Detector, retail value $849.95 donated by Teknetics Met. Det. (800) 413-4131 won by Daren Sommers, Olathe, KS

Teknetics TEK-POINT Pinpointer, retail value $149.95 donated by Teknetics Met. Det. (800) 413-4131 won by D. J. Blackwood, Manhattan, KS

Teknetics TEK-POINT Pinpointer, retail value $149.95 donated by Teknetics Met. Det. (800) 413-4131 won by Bob Cook, Dewey, OK

1/10 ounce US Gold Eagle Coin donated by ITTHC won by Bill Kruse, Cabot, AR

And again, if you missed this years 48th ANNUAL Indian Territory Hunt, you probably missed THE BEST HUNT in the country this year.

To be added to the mail or email list for the 49th ANNUAL Indian Territory Treasure Hunt to be held May 23 & 24, 2020, write to:

I. T. T. H. C. Inc.

P. O. Box 580961

Tulsa, OK 74158-0961

Or email to: hunt@itthc.com

See ya at next years hunt!!!