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    Best Coin of the Month Award - April 2018



    On behalf of the American Detectorist Metal Detecting Forum, it is with great honor that we extend to Digger Don congratulations for winning the Best Coin of the Month award for his Counterstamped 1875-S Seated Half Dollar.

    The above icon and description of the award will be displayed on his profile, as well as on the 'Awards' tab at the top of the forum. It will also be recorded permanently in the 'Awards' forum located here

    Thank you very much for your participation on the forum, Don!
    Regards,

    The American Detectorist Metal Detecting Forum staff

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    Elite Member Digger Don's Avatar
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    Thanks for the votes! Much appreciated!
    Congrats to the other coin nominations. All great finds!!!
    Oldest Coin: 1699 William III Halfpenny
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    Indians 60,Lrg.Cnt 2,V 1,war nik 1,Buff 5,Rosie 16,Merc 27,Barber Dime 2,Wash Qtr 8,SLQ 1,Barber Qtr 5,Walker 1,Slvr ring 3,Gold ring 1, 1831 William IV 1,

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    Congratz Digger!
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    Well deserved Don, congrats!
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    Minelab: CTX 3030, GPX 4800, X-Terra 705.
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    Gold 2

    2018
    Silver 8 Bling 1
    Gold 1

    2019
    Silver 7
    Silver bling 2

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    Meh, you find half dollars EVERY Saturday! I guess eventually one of them will win a prize. Congrats Don!
    Oldest Silver Coin: 1826 Groschen, then 1765 Kreuzer, then 1250 Heller, now 1242 Denier
    Oldest American coin: 1805 Draped Bust Large Cent
    Best Coin: 1625 Escalin from feudal France
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    Congrats Don, that is one cool coin.
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    TOTAL 100 YEAR OLD COINS - -279
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    Global Moderator Ill Digger's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyDigger View Post
    Meh, you find half dollars EVERY Saturday! I guess eventually one of them will win a prize. Congrats Don!


    That is a bad coin!
    Congrats! Don!
    Some days you get the corn, some days you get the cob
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    Oldest U.S. coin: 1814 Capped Bust Dime

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