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Old 12-30-2016, 11:06 PM
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Default Half cent and half dime

We hunted a field that showed a school house that was on an 1800s map. We ended with 19 buttons and three coins. Several firsts for me. This is by far the most buttons I have ever found in one spot(15) and my first half cent and first half dime. The large cent is smooth on the obverse.

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Old 12-30-2016, 11:07 PM
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Awesome scores, congrats!

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Old 12-30-2016, 11:43 PM
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Great finds...looks like an awesome spot to search again!

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There are some beauties! Congratulations!

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Old 12-31-2016, 08:30 AM
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Congrats! Those are some sweet finds!!


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Old 12-31-2016, 01:02 PM
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Question Sweet

Just picked up a CTX3030, i hope i will find , what you found, both coins are sweet, 17 coil or just the 11, Earl
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Old 12-31-2016, 01:31 PM
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Really nice coins....congrats!

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The half dime eludes me great digs!

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Old 12-31-2016, 07:37 PM
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That half dime is in beautiful condition.
Please show us the reverse

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Originally Posted by cellrdwellr View post
The half dime eludes me great digs!
Yeah! That elusive small coin has taunted me for 5 years.

What does the signal for one of these look like?

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Originally Posted by Digger-Dave View post
Yeah! That elusive small coin has taunted me for 5 years.

What does the signal for one of these look like?
It came in at a 12-40. I thought a farmer had dropped a penny.

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Old 01-01-2017, 09:14 AM
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Originally Posted by matmit View post
That half dime is in beautiful condition.
Please show us the reverse

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Old 01-01-2017, 09:26 AM
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Any button guys that could give any info on what the silver metallic almost stainless looking buttons are.

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Old 01-01-2017, 09:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Tbrom View post
It came in at a 12-40. I thought a farmer had dropped a penny.
Penny range, huh?

Thanks for sharing.

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Nice digging.

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Very cool coins,I like em!

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Very nice! Congrats!

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Great job! It's amazing how small those half dimes are, tricky to find...

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Originally Posted by zeemang View post
Great job! It's amazing how small those half dimes are, tricky to find...
That is my first the signal was good. I found a trime this year also. They are even smaller and thinner than the half dimes. It didn't give me a good signal at all.

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