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Old 01-06-2021, 12:26 PM
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Congrats! I can only imagine the emotion you felt knowing you just dug a Morgan dollar. I hope to get my coil over a silver dollar one of these days.

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Old 03-02-2021, 05:19 PM
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Sweet chunk of silver...must have blown your ears off. Congrats and be safe!

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Old 03-02-2021, 06:04 PM
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Excellent find !!! Congrats on the big silver.

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Old 03-02-2021, 10:41 PM
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That's a dandy there! WTG!

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Now if I can just find a dutch oven full of gold coins!

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Old 03-03-2021, 12:50 AM
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Congrats , that's an especially nice one !
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Old 03-04-2021, 07:54 PM
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Congratulations-is that your first silver dollar? If so thatís a nice start!

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Old 03-09-2021, 11:50 PM
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That's an amazing find! Must have been great when you pulled it out of the dirt. Congrats!

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Old 03-12-2021, 03:58 PM
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On everyone's bucket list, for sure. Terrific find !

1878 of course is the first year of issue for the Morgan. Any mint mark ? If it's a CC, you've got a winner.

Here's a chart of 1878 Morgan values in various conditions:


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Old 03-14-2021, 04:21 PM
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Huge congrats....I'll continue to dream.

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