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Old 09-09-2018, 03:09 PM
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Default I finally found one after over 10 years of detecting

I went to a very old park nearest to my house that I've probably hunted over a hundred times just because it's close. Lately it's just been a wheat penny and some clad because it has seemed hunted out. I've found well over a hundred silver at this park over the years.
Was in an area I've looked many times and hear this down deep. Was giving me half dollar numbers but was jumping around a little since it was deep. Thought maybe I had a silver dime because of very high tone and it was deep. To my surprise it was this 1891 Seated half dollar. I'm still shaking inside and it's been a couple hours.

NEVER SAY A PLACE IS HUNTED OUT!
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Old 09-09-2018, 03:17 PM
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Very nice!!! Still sitting firmly on my bucket list. One day. One day.

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Old 09-09-2018, 03:18 PM
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Congrats! Those pictures are as wonderful as the find. Thank you for posting!

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Old 09-09-2018, 03:27 PM
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Wow, I would keel over if I pulled that coin out, outstanding find!
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Old 09-09-2018, 03:56 PM
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Holy !!!! thatís beautiful!!! How deep was it??


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Old 09-09-2018, 04:14 PM
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Great find , great pictures ! Sometimes perseverance pays off in a big way !Congratulations !
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Old 09-09-2018, 04:23 PM
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Awesome find! Still looking for a seated half! Nice job!

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Old 09-09-2018, 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by L0S3R View post
Holy !!!! thatís beautiful!!! How deep was it??


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It was 9-10Ē. Marked the depth on my sunray pinpointer and measured at home

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Old 09-09-2018, 05:05 PM
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Congrats on the big silver find! For that, I would have to say it was worth the 10 year wait too!

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Old 09-09-2018, 05:11 PM
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Congrats on a super find and it's extra special being found in your pounded park!

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Old 09-09-2018, 06:12 PM
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Awesome find,Congrats on the big bucket lister.
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Old 09-10-2018, 02:39 AM
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Wow !!!!!
Sweet dig. I'm definitely jealous of that one. I did manage one last summer but it was holed and bent. Non the less it was awesome to see large seated come out of the dirt.

Big congrats to ya.......Wish I could find another park the one you've been working.....

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Old 09-10-2018, 04:22 AM
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Sweet find...that's awesome proof right there!

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Old 09-10-2018, 08:24 AM
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Wow that's so sweet and I am green with envy. Just love the seated design.

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Old 09-10-2018, 08:40 AM
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Default what a find - parks are never hunted out.

great find. great condition. That excitement would last a l o n g time for me if I found something like that here in Atlanta.

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Old 09-10-2018, 10:11 AM
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Holy Moly a seated half!! Congrats!!
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Old 09-10-2018, 10:19 AM
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What a trophy! Great write up about going back to your old honey hole and working it...You reckon theres any Gold coins in there you can go hunt?

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Old 09-10-2018, 02:01 PM
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Wow... what a beautiful coin!!! Congrats!!! Im Still looking for one here in cali... bucket lister for sure
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Dang... Gorgeous coin... And a half to boot!

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Old 09-10-2018, 03:09 PM
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Big congrats on your first Seated Half...welcome to the club with that outstanding dig!

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