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Old 07-11-2018, 12:24 PM
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Default A little Canadian silver

Hunted a couple more curb strips this morning. Dug a lot of pennies; 4 were wheats; oldest 1917. Was getting a little clad, a couple modern keys, and junk. On the last few yards before calling it a day, I got a dime signal at 5 inches. I wasn't too hopeful; I already dug a couple 5 inch deep clad dimes today. This one came out with a little shine to it, I could see through the dirt! Silver dime! But wait...it looks foreign. It wasn't until I washed it at home, I could determine it is a 1920 Canadian dime. This one brings my silver coin count to 8 fty.
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Old 07-11-2018, 01:12 PM
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Nice Score!!!
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Old 07-11-2018, 01:19 PM
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Woot! Nice score man!

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Old 07-11-2018, 01:26 PM
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Nice find...congrats!

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Old 07-11-2018, 05:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Chrisco View post
Nice Score!!!
Thank you. It gave me a triumphant, fist-pump YES! moment.

Originally Posted by GroundSweeper View post
Woot! Nice score man!
Thanks. I don't hit silver too often these days; so yeah; Score!

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Nice find...congrats!
Thank you. I've dug Canadian dimes before, but this was my first old-timey silver one!
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Old 07-11-2018, 06:05 PM
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Congrats on the old Canadian silver and the rest of the digs!

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Old 07-11-2018, 06:36 PM
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Awesome find!
For some reason I love those older teens and twenties Canadian coins

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Looks like all the good Canadian coins are down in the States! Haha.
Nice finds.
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Old 07-12-2018, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Captain Silver View post
Congrats on the old Canadian silver and the rest of the digs!
Thanks Cap'n! This dime makes a nice addition to my small but growing collection

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Awesome find!
For some reason I love those older teens and twenties Canadian coins
Thank you! I especially like the reverse side design. Simple and old-timey looking.

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Looks like all the good Canadian coins are down in the States! Haha.
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Thanks GR! I remember as a kid in the 70s, seeing Canadian money brought back as souvenirs. Folks must have done that long before the 70s.
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Old 07-14-2018, 09:14 AM
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Congrats Blaise on the old Silver Canadian Dime along with the other digs. Trapper

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