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Old 03-31-2018, 03:55 PM
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Talking EPIC As in $.66 EPIC, AS IN BARBER & V Nickel SPILL EPIC!!! Long Post and Heavy Pics

I have a BUCKET LIST that is kind of small, I have always wanted to find a Barber (of any type) and a V Nickel. Today I found BOTH types…..


WAIT FOR IT


……3 as in THREE Barbers, a V-Nickel AND a Semi-Key Date Wheatie……………

ALL IN THE SAME HOLE!!!!

I was curb stripping around a Tacoma park and wasn’t finding much. I had already found a 1951D and 1950D Wheatie….kind of what I expected for a park that was established in the early 1900s. After moving on to another small patch of curb strips that bordered a grassy divider between a street I got a solid 11/12-40 at 6” a reading that I had dug the other Wheaties at earlier in the hunt.

I dug down and out popped the 1923S Wheatie, all green and beautiful (I didn’t know it was a 1923S at the time). A Semi-Key Date (with the S).

As I pulled my pinpointer away from the hole it rang off again. Thinking it was another Wheatie I dug down with my digger (shouldn’t have done that) and then cleared out the hole with my hand.

Then I saw the dull gray rim of SILVER! I brushed more away and saw 1905, grinned and pulled it out with my hand. I GOT A BARBER!!!

But then immediately below that I saw ANOTHER Barber quarter under that!!

At that point I did something I RARELY do and said “OH MY GOD!” to myself.

I pulled them both of them out and saw ANOTHER glint of Silver and a Barber Dime was under the Quarters….cleared that out and ran the pinpoint around one more time and slightly above the area I dug the silvers the pinpointer went off again! WHAT!!!

A very dark nickel shaped coin came out….I couldn’t make the V-Nickel out until I got back to my truck.

So I found $.66 cents in the same hole, all Barbers and V-Nickel plus the Semi-Key date Wheatie….absolutely INCREDIBLE for me.

Barbers are VERY HARD to come by in Tacoma, let alone Washington State……

All totaled I found $1.18 in clad, 2 more Wheaties a 1951D and 1950D and the EPIC Barber/V-Nickel/Semi-Key Wheatie SPILL for a GRAND TOTAL of $1.86.

I will take it every single day!!

Sorry for the long post but I think this qualifies for a MIND BLOWING FIND(S) especially for around here in Washington State.
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Old 03-31-2018, 04:52 PM
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Super finds. That's an awesome coin spill.
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Old 03-31-2018, 05:10 PM
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Originally Posted by jaybirdhgr View post
Super finds. That's an awesome coin spill.
Thank you Sir!

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Definitely Incredible! Congrats!

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Old 03-31-2018, 05:32 PM
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Definitely Incredible! Congrats!
Thank you Metal....it was funny, I didn't video the dig because I rarely if ever take my cell phone with me on a hunt (leave it in the truck). But when my wife saw the coins she said "Why didn't you video the dig!?!"...Maybe I can con her into allowing me to get a "GoPro" like camera for my rig

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Congrats on the nearly 100 year old coin spill and crossing the Barber Dime, Quarter and V nickel off your bucket list...definitely a outstanding dig!

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Fantastic spill! Or incredible ?!?!?! Either way nice job!!!

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Congrats on the nearly 100 year old coin spill and crossing the Barber Dime, Quarter and V nickel off your bucket list...definitely a outstanding dig!
Thank you CPT Silver!

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Fantastic spill! Or incredible ?!?!?! Either way nice job!!!
Its both Cellrdwellr

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One heck of a sweet hunt right there!! Big Congrats man!!
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That would be an eye popping, mind blowing find for me too. Congrats!!

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Spectacular bucket list filling spill! Congrats on a great hunt.

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Originally Posted by Oldsjunkie View post
Spectacular bucket list filling spill! Congrats on a great hunt.
Thank you Olds..

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That would be an eye popping, mind blowing find for me too. Congrats!!
Yea, I am still eager to show everyone that just walks by the house

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One heck of a sweet hunt right there!! Big Congrats man!!
It is going to be hard to top this one for a while

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Congrats on your amazing spill! Nice work.


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Nice job, congrats on the old spill!

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What an awesome coin spill. Had to stare at those coins a while and drool..
I have never seen anything like that come out of the ground around here.
Well done my friend! 👍

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Very nice finds! Gotta love a nice spill like that!

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Love a good pocket spill!

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Awesome finds!


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That really is Amazing!! Congratulations and Thanks for sharing.

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That’s an awesome story and finds too!


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