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Old 03-19-2017, 03:27 PM
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Default First seated of the year!

yup I only hit 1800s silver with my shovel I guess. This coin was 7 or 8 inches down and completely on edge. I thought I was just digging another rusty nail. That will show me to be careless. I will treat every signal like a seated from now on.
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Old 03-19-2017, 03:55 PM
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Great job again Greg! Seated coins are not easy to come by, I think you know that though. Happy hunting bud!

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Old 03-19-2017, 04:19 PM
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Congrats on that sweet Seated Quarter...excellent dig!

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Old 03-19-2017, 04:22 PM
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Wow would I love to find that! Good job!

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Old 03-19-2017, 07:33 PM
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Great job again Greg! Seated coins are not easy to come by, I think you know that though. Happy hunting bud!
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Old 03-19-2017, 07:33 PM
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Congrats on that sweet Seated Quarter...excellent dig!
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Old 03-19-2017, 07:36 PM
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Hey ya scratch one every now and then when they surprise ya , congrats , ,,,,,HH
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Old 03-19-2017, 07:53 PM
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Hey ya scratch one every now and then when they surprise ya , congrats , ,,,,,HH
Thanks I just wish it wasn't on the good ones.





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Old 03-19-2017, 08:02 PM
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Congrats on the Seated! First of the year? I've been digging 41 years and still haven't found one.

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Old 03-19-2017, 08:13 PM
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I know what you mean. I have never nicked a rosie or merc, but the first barber quarter I gouged the heck out of! You pulled a great looking coin regardless, enjoy it.


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Thanks I just wish it wasn't on the good ones.





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Old 03-19-2017, 08:16 PM
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Nice find. My first seated was a half dime. Wacked it good with the shovel. Takes skill to hit a coin that small with the digger

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Old 03-19-2017, 08:38 PM
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very nice!

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Old 03-19-2017, 09:06 PM
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An outstanding find. Congrats

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That's a great coin!
Congrats, and welcome to the seated club, pull up a chair !

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Old 03-20-2017, 07:34 AM
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What a great old Coin! beautiful to think back to who dropped it and what the circumstances were..!

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Old 03-20-2017, 07:58 AM
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Scratch or not, it's still an awesome find, congrats!

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Old 03-20-2017, 08:07 AM
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Seated Quarter - not too shabby
Nice old coin

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Old 03-20-2017, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Toasted View post
Nice find. My first seated was a half dime. Wacked it good with the shovel. Takes skill to hit a coin that small with the digger
It sure is sickening. I can't even look at the back. It makes me sick. Oh well. Im still glad to have it.





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Old 03-20-2017, 02:34 PM
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Super nice find!!
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Old 03-20-2017, 07:25 PM
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From Alfred Lord Tennyson's poem In Memoriam, 1850:

I hold it true, whate'er befall;
I feel it, when I sorrow most;
'Tis better to have found and scratched
Than never to have found at all.

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