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Old 06-22-2022, 01:25 AM
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Default Mercury Dime and a Ring

I'm not finding very many good targets these days, I think I have competition at my local parks and hunting grounds. I managed to find a nice mercury dime today it was resting about an inch down near the edge of the sidewalk in a local park. The ring was about 100 yards away it wasn't very deep either. It was near another break point between the grass and a cement pad. Best finds of the year for me so far.

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Old 06-22-2022, 06:30 AM
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Nice finds. Iíve had a couple items found just like you said, nearly butted up to the sidewalk edge. I like those finds.

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Old 06-22-2022, 09:10 AM
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Congrats on the Merc and ring. Man she's a beauty. I'll take em all worn and thin but its a real treat when they come out looking near mint. One find comes to mind, hunting an old amusement park, shallow dime signal, flip the leaves over, I see a shiny dime, I think recent clad drop. Nope, mint 1917 Merc. The badge is also pretty cool looking, maybe a close up ? Good luck. Mark

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Old 06-22-2022, 11:05 AM
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Very Nice!!! Congrats!!!

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Old 06-22-2022, 01:42 PM
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I would call that a great hunt. Nice finds. Wish my hunts had that many good finds each time out
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Old 06-23-2022, 12:52 AM
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I would call that a great hunt. Nice finds. Wish my hunts had that many good finds each time out
If I had hunts like that every time I went out, it wouldn't be special anymore....smiles. I only get a few hunts each year like that now-a-days.

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Old 06-23-2022, 12:53 AM
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Originally Posted by markinswpa View post
Congrats on the Merc and ring. Man she's a beauty. I'll take em all worn and thin but its a real treat when they come out looking near mint. One find comes to mind, hunting an old amusement park, shallow dime signal, flip the leaves over, I see a shiny dime, I think recent clad drop. Nope, mint 1917 Merc. The badge is also pretty cool looking, maybe a close up ? Good luck. Mark
Thanks Mark.

It's always a good hunt when you find a merc...smiles.

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Old 06-23-2022, 02:02 AM
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Sweet finds, congrats! I'm a big fan of Mercs also, the last beautiful US dime ever made.
To me the Roosevelt dimes always looked more like Harry S.Truman than FDR.
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Old 06-23-2022, 08:51 AM
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Congrats on the merc and all the rest!

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Congrats on the Merc and the ring! Been a long time since I e found a Merc!

Like the pics

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Nice haul!
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