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Old 12-19-2016, 03:01 PM
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Talking Incredible silver find! One of my best ever! :D Carson City mint!


I was driving back from Huntsville up to middle TN where I live now, and decided to take only country highways all the way back. It would take an extra hour or so, but I spotted this old abandoned run down house with a humungous yard. It was about 25 outside with a little freezing rain.
I hunted a while in the front and found a few wheats near some old trees. I also found some clad and matchbox cars etc. The normal kind of stuff you find in yards.

My goal was to find any silver and then bail, because it was ice cold out and my fingers were really starting to sting.

I went to back to wheat area and swung the E-trac wide and fast to try to nab any easy targets and cover more ground more quickly since it wasn't junky at all.

12-43....11-43, high tone, 3 or so inches. That signal had been producing clad or copper pennies or wheats...So I dug it and here's the results! Thanks for looking and Merry Christmas!
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Old 12-19-2016, 03:29 PM
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Old 12-19-2016, 04:37 PM
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Nice, Id be going back with permission of coarse
great find!
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Old 12-19-2016, 04:51 PM
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Dang, that's a one in a million find for sure, its beautiful!
You have some impressive close up photography skills too.
Merry Christmas!

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Old 12-19-2016, 06:02 PM
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Nice seated..Just goes to show ya never pass up a good signal regardless of the numbers..that was a great save!
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Old 12-19-2016, 06:09 PM
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Absolutely beautiful coin. A huge congrats to you my friend!

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Old 12-19-2016, 08:40 PM
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Wowzers, thats cool.
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Old 12-19-2016, 08:49 PM
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That coins in great shape. Nice find!

I found a little Sterling St. Chris medal today that was squealing at 11/12- 42. Thought I had a wheatie there for a minute.I always dig those numbers too.

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Old 12-19-2016, 09:24 PM
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dang that is just beautiful...congrats bud

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Beautiful detail


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Did you find that right outside the Carson City mint? looks like it congrats!

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Old 12-19-2016, 09:48 PM
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Super job seeing the cold you had, way to hang in there!

Question though, what is or are "WHEATS" and "BAIL?
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Old 12-20-2016, 05:59 AM
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Wow that looks brand new great one.

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Old 12-20-2016, 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by airhead View post
Super job seeing the cold you had, way to hang in there!

Question though, what is or are "WHEATS" and "BAIL?
Wheats are 'wheatback pennies'. The kind with wheat on the back, made from 1909-1958. Bail just means to get out of there. Like, when it's time to leave, you bail, you make haste to go.

Thanks everyone for the comments! It was a fun day for sure.

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Old 12-20-2016, 09:51 AM
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Man, she is in perfect condition. Awesome save.

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Old 12-20-2016, 10:59 AM
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great Find! its a beaut!

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Old 12-21-2016, 03:42 PM
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Jeez looks like someone dropped it right after it was minted. that's a strong AU coin and you did a great job cleaning it up. It may straight grade if there's no visible hairlines.

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Old 12-21-2016, 07:01 PM
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Oh that's a beauty!!!!! Congrats
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Old 12-21-2016, 09:14 PM
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Awesome coin Bonesquat!

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Old 12-21-2016, 09:16 PM
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BEAUTIFUL!
That thing has so much detail, it looks counterfeit.
I mean, you never see them dug like that...

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