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Old 05-09-2019, 07:23 PM
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Iíve been hunting this field for many years (South Jersey) and Iíve found mid-1800 relics, coins, etc. Iíve probably hit this field 30 or so times. Itís my go to spot when I donít have any new places. Anyway, the last 5 or so times that I hunted this field, I walked away with shotgun shells - all garbage. I havenít been out detecting in awhile so I decided to do a night hunt...after about 2 hours, I found a few relics (flat button, buckle and a wheat penny). It started to rain and as I was walking back, right in the middle of the field, I find this little guy. I couldnít believe it - 1853 gold dollar. You just never know. I canít believe how tiny this coin is. Itís amazing how dirt and soil just slides off this coin - this is how I found it. Minelab Etrac!
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Old 05-09-2019, 07:26 PM
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Congratulations on your incredible find! It's really in great condition, too. That's one fantastic recovery!

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Old 05-09-2019, 07:28 PM
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Wow!
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Old 05-09-2019, 07:43 PM
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Got to love the gold ones! Nice find indeed!
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:20 PM
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Great find but I want details! What detector, coil used, settings,ID? Iím sure Iím not alone wanting to know these things. Anyway you hit the jackpot! Now go buy a lottery ticket! Congratulations!
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:44 PM
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Congrats on finding the holy grail of coins! That is one beautiful coin!

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Old 05-09-2019, 08:50 PM
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CONGRATULATIONS!
A gold coin is at the top of my list for 2019

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Old 05-09-2019, 08:52 PM
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Welcome to the club!!! Wait I am not a member yet but congrats biggley!!!!!


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Old 05-09-2019, 08:56 PM
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Awesome find,Congrats! Iím curious too,what did it ring up as and what was the tone?

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Old 05-09-2019, 09:28 PM
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True Dream find!! HH
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Old 05-09-2019, 09:29 PM
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Beautiful coin - why doesnít dirt stick to those??

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Old 05-09-2019, 09:38 PM
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Awesome. Congrats.....

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Old 05-09-2019, 09:46 PM
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Who wouldn't want to find one of those? Huge congrats!!!

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Once in a lifetime! Congrats!!

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Old 05-10-2019, 12:36 AM
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Holy !!!! Thatís a dream discovery, major congrats!

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Old 05-10-2019, 08:26 AM
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Amazing find! Congratulations on a great save.
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Old 05-10-2019, 09:32 AM
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I'm so jealous I almost didn't type out a response! great job.
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Old 05-10-2019, 09:41 AM
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Looks like you just financially justified many hours of metal detecting and paid for your detector! Congratulations, I would love to find a gold coin someday!

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Old 05-10-2019, 10:37 AM
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I believe I am do for one soon!
Although if I find one in my neck of the woods I could really buy a new car with one!

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Old 05-10-2019, 11:22 AM
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NICE find man, you got in to a very exclusive club finding that beauty!

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