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    lovely evening with silver.

    Some hours with my buddy on the dutch fields.
    A 2 stuiverstuk zeelandia 1699 silver.
    Coin s-Hertogenbosch 1600.
    Tudor button 1500.
    And a buckle 1700.
    What a nice hobbie we have.
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    Awesome old silver that you got there
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    I couldn't even imagine finding a coin from the 1600s. Great Find
    Oldest Coin: 1699 William III Halfpenny
    SILVER COINS

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    2015- 159 2016- 116 2017- 136 2018- 139 2019- 76
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    Rosie 1, Merc 3,Barber dime 1, Wash Qtr 1,
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    It is quite mind boggling the dates you guys can pull over there. It's nice to have some of that ancient ground to hunt. Wisconsin Digger
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    1 Barber Half, 1 Walking Half, 1 Ben Franklin, 3 Barber Quarter, 1 SLQ, 7 Washington, 1 Seated Dime, 13 Barber Dimes, 53 Mercs, 31 Rosies, 4 V nickels, 14 Buffalos, 6 War Nickel, 1 Large Cent, 20 Indians, 1842 Bank of Canada 1/2 Penny, 390 Wheats, Clad $260.11

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    Fantastic hunt! That silver coin is gorgeous!
    I <3 colonial relics!

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    Congrats for the finds, nice silver and old to boot. Safe & HH

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    Here it's clean.
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    Another awesome oldie.....
    V3i- Prism IV- Pro Pointer
    2018 GOAL: Any Flowing Hair coin

    TOTAL 100 YEAR OLD COINS - -279
    2019: Liard 1600's
    Silver: 1


    Oldest U.S. Copper - 1795 Liberty Cap
    Oldest U.S. Silver - 1829 Capped Bust Dime extra large 10C
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    Fascinating bunch of finds, Willems! That 1699 silver coin cleaned up really well, and it has a super clear date.

    I love the photos showing the landscape and the incredible old building.

    To be able to hunt in such a historic part of the world would be a dream come true for me!
    Lifetime totals:
    8 Large Cents, 385 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 9 Shield Nickels, 67 V Nickels, 121 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 128 Barber Dimes, 383 Mercury Dimes, 233 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 15 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 84 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Two-Cent View Post
    Fascinating bunch of finds, Willems! That 1699 silver coin cleaned up really well, and it has a super clear date.

    I love the photos showing the landscape and the incredible old building.

    To be able to hunt in such a historic part of the world would be a dream come true for me!
    yes tony this castle is from 1200.
    It's castle maurick.
    look at the history and location off vught.
    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vught

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    The coins are great but the setting is second to none.

    Looks like something you see hanging in a museum.

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    Fantastic Willems. Also really nice how clean and low the field has been mowed. Made for easier swings for sure. Curious about such old sites like the castle you describe. I assume it wasn't much trouble getting permission for the site, or was the field separate from the castle?

    BTV Digger

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTV Digger View Post
    Fantastic Willems. Also really nice how clean and low the field has been mowed. Made for easier swings for sure. Curious about such old sites like the castle you describe. I assume it wasn't much trouble getting permission for the site, or was the field separate from the castle?

    BTV Digger
    a farmer was renting the field for the cows.
    a year before i ask him and he say's okay.
    so i m going every year.
    look my next finds now what i have now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Two-Cent View Post
    Fascinating bunch of finds, Willems! That 1699 silver coin cleaned up really well, and it has a super clear date.

    I love the photos showing the landscape and the incredible old building.

    To be able to hunt in such a historic part of the world would be a dream come true for me!
    Well you guys are always welcome here.

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