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Old 01-10-2018, 03:22 PM
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Default After Reading About My Yesterday's Hunt; You're Not Going To Believe This

Yesterday I was whining about targets that I thought should have been a silver halves and turned out to be something different. Today I dug what I thought was going to be a clad quarter and it turns out to be a Walking Liberty Silver Half Dollar. Go Figure! I told you that I was due a Silver Half!

On a good note, I only dug one piece of trash. My one and only wheat penny was a 1919 that I recovered from under a mass of Magnolia roots. I like detecting around Magnolia trees because they seem to attract good targets, but recovery is hell. Oh yeah, the unusual looking ring was a eyeball find.

The master plan today was to hunt the older areas to give my knees a rest, since I wouldn't be digging so much. Instead, I swung so much looking for targets that I put a crick in my shoulder. I think I'll give it rest from detecting tomorrow. LOL

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Old 01-10-2018, 05:10 PM
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Saaaaweeet big silver, congrats!

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Old 01-10-2018, 06:05 PM
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Nice hunt Beep! That half sure didn't see much circulation before being lost, she's a beauty. Congrats!

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Old 01-10-2018, 06:28 PM
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WOW beep, nice finds. Congratulations and Thanks for sharing.

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Old 01-10-2018, 07:05 PM
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Sweet half you dug there.

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Old 01-10-2018, 08:23 PM
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That's so awesome Beep! Congrats. Don't you wonder who loses these things and how it happened? I understand pennies, nickels, dimes, even quarters to a certain degree as they were all commonly-carried coins, but the half dollars always make me wonder. Nice find man, she looks like a beaut too!

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Very cool! Nice job buddy.
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Old 01-10-2018, 10:01 PM
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Awesome hunt, I remember you saying that you were way over due for one! And one trash item is astounding, I dug up 10lbs yesterday!

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I can't picture that wired ring on a finger !!!

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The Walker is a beautiful coin !!! Congrats on the big silver !!

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Whoa, thats a super nice half! Apparently you were due!

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Old 01-10-2018, 10:42 PM
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Congrats on the very nice Walker! She's in outstanding shape!

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Old 01-10-2018, 11:27 PM
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Originally Posted by cellrdwellr View post
Saaaaweeet big silver, congrats!
Thanks! It really surprised me today when it popped out of the ground.

Originally Posted by Ron 71 View post
Nice hunt Beep! That half sure didn't see much circulation before being lost, she's a beauty. Congrats!
Thanks! I like finding them like that.

Originally Posted by jerr-man View post
WOW beep, nice finds. Congratulations and Thanks for sharing.
Originally Posted by digginpa View post
Sweet half you dug there.
Thanks! When I first saw the rim, it put a big smile on my face.

Originally Posted by TriadHunter View post
That's so awesome Beep! Congrats. Don't you wonder who loses these things and how it happened? I understand pennies, nickels, dimes, even quarters to a certain degree as they were all commonly-carried coins, but the half dollars always make me wonder. Nice find man, she looks like a beaut too!
I remember back when store clerks were trying to pass off those halves and nobody wanting them. Back in the day, a half dollar would buy you 10 cokes or 10 hand dipped ice cream cones. That was a lot to lose.

Originally Posted by Bagelbites View post
Very cool! Nice job buddy.
Thanks! I never get tired of seeing silver and gold pop out the hole.

Originally Posted by sandgroper View post
Awesome hunt, I remember you saying that you were way over due for one! And one trash item is astounding, I dug up 10lbs yesterday!
Thanks! It seems like every time that I do that, I get what I want. I should have been wanting a Barber Half or a Seated. I'm past due! LOL

Originally Posted by Pulltabby View post
Congrats on great find
Thanks! It made my day.

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I can't picture that wired ring on a finger !!!
It fits nicely and lays flat against the finger. The large end goes on first. My wife looked at it and say that it means something, but she doesn't know what. Witchcraft maybe?

Originally Posted by pescadore View post
The Walker is a beautiful coin !!! Congrats on the big silver !!
Thanks! I was past due.

Originally Posted by Big Treble View post
Whoa, thats a super nice half! Apparently you were due!
Thanks! I have to be careful what I wish for.

Originally Posted by Waveoff View post
Congrats on the very nice Walker! She's in outstanding shape!
Thanks! How someone loses something like that is beyond me.

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Old 01-11-2018, 09:03 PM
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Nice score!
I wonder how far it is from Milwaukee to Germantown, TN?
24" of frost in teh grouind here, our club needs a road trip!

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Oh so nice!! My favorite coin

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Awesome walker,cool octopus ring.

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Thou shalt be rewarded,,,,,and you were. Nice half there , real nice condition.

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That is a beautiful coin, congrats
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Old 01-11-2018, 11:32 PM
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Great find! Sidewalk strip? What kind of digger is that?
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