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Old 02-27-2021, 07:50 PM
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Default Old Park Afternoon. Sharp 1917 D Merc.

This afternoon I spent some time at an old park I have hunted A LOT. Was able to get over 2 silver dimes. One a really good looking oldie. 1917-D.

Went much slower today and gridded out the area that I've found the most silver from in the past. Both these dimes hit good only one direction. Sometimes you get lucky.

Thanks for looking.
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Old 02-27-2021, 07:53 PM
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Good finds! How about that token?
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Old 02-27-2021, 08:00 PM
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Originally Posted by EmuDetector View post
Good finds! How about that token?
Thanks! It's an Aluminum Utah State Tax token. 1 Mil.
1930s to 40s. It was worth 1/1000th of a dollar to pay fractional tax. I find a lot of them. For some reason, they sound too good, always fool me.

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Old 02-27-2021, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Stiffwrists View post
Thanks! It's an Aluminum Utah State Tax token. 1 Mil.
1930s to 40s. It was worth 1/1000th of a dollar to pay fractional tax. I find a lot of them. For some reason, they sound too good, always fool me.
Very cool, I'd take them all day. My only token is chuck e cheese 🤣
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Old 02-27-2021, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by EmuDetector View post
Very cool, I'd take them all day. My only token is chuck e cheese 🤣
I like the Chuck E Cheese ones! These tax tokens are a dime a dozen. (Actually, they are 1.2 cents a dozen )
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Old 02-27-2021, 08:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Stiffwrists View post
I like the Chuck E Cheese ones! These tax tokens are a dime a dozen. (Actually, they are 1.2 cents a dozen )
Holy sh--- you weren't kidding. Haha!
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Old 02-27-2021, 08:51 PM
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Good ear on the dimes, and that is a bunch of tokens.

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Old 02-27-2021, 09:52 PM
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your ground is kind to silver.
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Old 02-27-2021, 09:58 PM
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That's a really nice looking 1917-D Mercury. Congrats.....

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Old 02-27-2021, 10:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Tom_in_CA View post
your ground is kind to silver.
Utah ground is fantastic on silver and wheat cents. I found 2 1926 S mercs and sold them for 100.00 each, a 1894 O dime for 100.00 and a 1914 D penny for 800.00.

Loved finding old coins there. Nice digs. Can't wait till I visit again

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Old 02-27-2021, 10:41 PM
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Nice going on those two nice Mercs ! Every 1917 Merc I have ever found has been well worn , a nice one like that is not an easy find ( at least not for me ) . Congrats !
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Old 02-27-2021, 11:48 PM
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Congrats, love the old silvers when they are in great shape.

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Old 02-28-2021, 02:01 AM
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That 1917 is beautiful!! Congratulations on a great hunt!!!

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Old 02-28-2021, 10:20 AM
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Those are very nice Mercs ! Congrats on the great hunt 👍👍

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Old 02-28-2021, 11:31 AM
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Now that's an excellent choice to dig the high tone on a one way hit and retrieve a silver👍

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Originally Posted by metaladdict View post
Now that's an excellent choice to dig the high tone on a one way hit and retrieve a silver👍
Agreed

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Old 02-28-2021, 08:19 PM
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Congrats on the Mercs and making an old spot cough up a couple more SW. That 17 is pretty sweet. I got a nice 23 last month. A Merc is second only to a Walker in beauty imo. Boy you sure have cleaned up on those tax tokens. Glad to see you are still able to get out. Weather starting to break a little here and nun too soon. Good luck, Mark

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Old 02-28-2021, 08:24 PM
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Congrats on the couple of merc!

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Old 02-28-2021, 10:56 PM
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Man that is sharp, nice Merc duo Stiff, congrats!

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Old 03-01-2021, 09:42 AM
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I experience this alot with the Equionox. Signals are not as sharp as what one would think with a silver coin. I dug a seated dime that was a zinc penny signal, like a 21-23 and very sketchy. I can only imagine how much is being missed.
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