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Old 10-09-2018, 10:14 PM
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Default 14 Wheats + Silver #53, 54, and 55. Two key dates!

I recently had surgery on my ear and haven't been able to wear headphones for a while. Well, I had all the stitches removed this morning and was determined to get back to detecting. I put the headphones on a little cocked to the side, but I made it work. Walked some curbstrips downtown and started up a conversation with a nice fellow that led to permission to search his yard. It's a house built in 1901 and since been renovated into a couple rental units. The yard wasn't very big, but was full of coins. 14 wheat cents, Barber dime, silver Rosie, and a beautiful Barber quarter! He said I could come back anytime. I'm going to search that little yard from all angles. Thanks for looking. Brings my silver coin total to 55 for the year.

EDIT: I just realized that both of those barbers are key dates. I'm going to take them to the coin shop and see if they have any numismatic value. Dime is 1901s and quarter is 1915s.
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2018 Totals: Clad $482.30
Wheats: 312, Silver: 71, Silver Rings: 24
IH: 3, Buffalo/V/Shield: 14, Gold: 2

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Old 10-09-2018, 10:22 PM
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Awesome job! Sweet finds!

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YTD 2018 (244)Wheats (7)IHP (68)Silver coins
(13)Buffs (9)Vís (6)Tokens (6)Sterling
(3)Gold jewelry ($62.41)Clad

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Old 10-09-2018, 11:39 PM
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Holy smokes...great silver finds...congrats!

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Oldest coin: 1760 Colonial Half Penny; Oldest US coin: 1796 Large Cent; Oldest US silver coin: 1861 Liberty Seat Dime; 2017 Y/E Clad: $616.38: 2018 Y/E: TBA

Coin record amounts found on one of various days: Quarters-113; Dimes-86; Nickels-53

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Old 10-10-2018, 07:37 AM
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An awesome hunt!!! Interesting to see what one finds when you hit upon the right spot. Congratulations on the great finds.

"Until you want to, you will not" White's Spectra V3i 2018 Total Clad $143.15 Wheat 1 Rings - Junk 6, Silver 1, Army Dog Tags 1

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Old 10-10-2018, 09:30 AM
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Alright Stiffy! Great to see you got out and hit some pay dirt bigly! Let us know what the LCS guy says about your coins...You can look up the values on Cointrackers or some such site to give you a ballpark idea...ebay even...then at least you sort of know if the LCS guy is giving you the good dope on them...


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Old 10-10-2018, 11:19 AM
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Glad to "hear" you got your ear back. The muffs just add so much and without outside noise. Congrats on the Barber's and the Rosie, along with all those Wheat's. Hope the return trip is just as rewarding. Trapper

2018 388 Sil. 13 Ster 3 IH 645 Wt's 342.25 Clad 2017 167 Wt's, 2 IH's, 107 Sil, $102.13 clad, 6-925 Ster.,

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Old 10-10-2018, 11:41 AM
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Wow very nice! So jealous of that Barber Quarter!
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Old 10-10-2018, 02:12 PM
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Man youíre on fire! Super nice finds, great hunting!

EQUINOX800, Dos Compadres : 2018 (Total (4/4/13 to date)) - Clad: $181.96 ($823.46), Silver coins: 1 (6), Wheats: 17 (46), Gold: 6 (24), .925 9 (58), Rings: 46 (186), Oldest Coins: 1921 Ten Centavos Filipinas; Chinese cash coin

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Old 10-10-2018, 04:33 PM
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Sweet silver! Those Barber's look real nice.

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Old 10-10-2018, 06:11 PM
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Congrats on all those finds! That's an amazing hunt. Hope there's more waiting for you.


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2018 Clad: 152 Coins ($10.40) ~ Totals: 400 Clad Coins ($26.15) ~ 1 Pre-Clad Coin ($0.01)
2 Foreign Coins ($0.06) ~ Oldest Coin: 1945 Wheatie ~ Au: 0 ~ Ag: 0
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Old 10-10-2018, 06:20 PM
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Congrats on the silvers, wheats and the rest...excellent hunt!

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Old 10-13-2018, 04:06 PM
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Congrats! Outstanding finds!

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