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Thread: My Seated Half Dollar made the cover of American Digger magazine

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    My Seated Half Dollar made the cover of American Digger magazine

    Since I can't do any detecting right now I thought I'd share this with you.
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    Elite Member Digger_O'Dell's Avatar
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    That's awesome, congrats!
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    Elite Member Digger Don's Avatar
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    Great Job Dave!
    It was a beautiful coin!!
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    Definitely a cover-worthy coin!
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    That is a fine feather in your cap, Dave! Very cool! It was such an amazing find. We all dream of finding wonderful coins like that.

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    That's awesome!
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    Great job on the find, photos and for letting us know about it. Huge congrats....
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    Not many can say they have found something great enough to grace the cover of a magazine Dave ! Beautiful coin and well deserved my friend !
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    Awesome coin! Congrats!
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    That is pretty cool! Congrats
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    I should have sent them a photo of his face when he first realized what he had. Priceless!!!
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    Thought you were fibbing when I heard what you'd allegedly found. Guess this is the proof!
    Kidding of course!
    Anyways well done. Guess I can brag now that I've metal detected with a celebrity!!

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