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Ohio Detectorists Association 
2015 "Detectorists of the Year (DOTY).

Starting each April the winners of the Find of the month will receive points towards Ohio Detectorists Association (ODA) “Detectorist of the Year Award”. The member with the most points at the end of November wins the title of Detectorists of the Year.

Detectorists of the Year (1st Place)

Jeff Filaseta

Years Metal Detecting: 6

Metal Detectors Used: Nokta Fors CoRe, XP Deus, Minelab CTX 3030, Whites Spectra V3i

Favorite finds for 2015 DOTY:

Gold 24K Mans ID Bracelet (1 ounce), 1773 Spanish Reale, Abraham Lincoln & Hamlin Campaign Token 1860 RARE "Donut" Style, 1853 Silver US Trime, 1799 Spanish Reale, 1854 US Seated Half Dollar O mint, 1842 / 1875 / 1891 Seated Dimes, 1867 US 3 Cent Nickel, 1700's Colonial 2 Prong Fork, 1859 US Half Dime, Rare Early 1910's Antique Metal Cracker Jack Stand Up Premium Prize, 1864 Civil War Trade Token, 1858 Flying Eagle Cent. So many other great finds ... it was an amazing year!

Detectorists of the Year (2nd Place)

Wayne Wilder

Years Metal Detecting: 10

Metal Detectors Used: Whites Spectra V3i

Favorite finds for 2015 DOTY: 

Solitaire Diamond Ring, 1839 Seated Dime, Zackary Taylor Inaugural Button

Detectorists of the Year (3rd Place)

Keith Church

Years Metal Detecting: 5

Metal Detectors Used: XP Deus, Minelab Etrac, Fisher F-75

Favorite finds for 2015 DOTY: 

1819 Large Cent, 1857 Flying Eagle Cent, Rare 1886 V Nickel, 1859 Fatty Indian Cent, 1964 Gold Class Ring, 1853 Half Dime, 1919 Standing Liberty Quarter.