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    End of the year with a bang!!!!!

    Hi guys yesterday went to a area where the going to build new houses.
    Lot of small coins and buttons and then bang!!!!! A big round thing under my coil.
    Could not see if it was silver till i started to clean it.
    Take me whole evening and morning to clean.
    Verry happy with it. It's a full dukaat 1694.
    Ending of a great detecting year.
    Happy new year and hope you all finding great finds next year.
    Greetings william from the Netherlands.
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    AWESOME!!! That us such an amazing find! Congrats and best wishes for 2019. Dave.
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    Congratulations on a fantastic find!
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    Wow, that is a large silver coin and it cleaned up beautifully!

    Almost 325 years old, incredible!

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    Hello Willems and happy holidays! That's one fantastic coin and some really well done cleaning. You sure know how to end the year with a bang. Congrats!
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    Stunning coin!
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    Thanks all.

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    Congrats on getting that beautiful coin. Your cleaning of this coin puts me in awe. Thanks for posting and good luck in 2019.
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    That is a very nice silver!! Well done.
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    Hard to believe that is the same coin after cleaning. That is an amazing hunk of silver. Congrats on the recovery. WD
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    Wow, the condition of that coin is amazing!
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    Coin in cleaning proces.
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