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    June finds. Another great month of detecting

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    I really had a great month....just wish my silver pocket watch was half as nice as DiggerDon's. Also this is the first month in what seems like a year where I did not find a war nik...probably need a new coil.

    Happy hunting - Jared
    Detectors I use: Minelab Equinox 800
    2020 Season Totals:
    Clad: $31.31
    Indians: 5
    Wheaties: 151
    Silver: 27
    Silver Jewelry: 3
    Favorite 2020 find: 1743/53 KGII Irish
    Hibernia Halfpenny

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    Great finds. You must be close to the border with all the Canadian coinage you find. Great month indeed. I did find a war nickel Sunday so I got you covered for July. WD
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    I'd agree you had a great month!
    Was that quarter in a fire?
    I think I've found three war nickles in 10 years.
    Is that rifle pin WW1?
    Congrats, Jared!

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    What a great month indeed! So many wonderful finds to drool over.

    That Barber Quarter has nice detail. I found a Barber Half one time that had that black sulfide on it. Angel's method of removing it worked wonders.

    http://www.americandetectorist.com/f...de-From-Silver

    I love the Canadian large cents too! And all of the old nickels! And the silver dimes! And the Indian Heads!

    Lifetime totals:
    8 Large Cents, 389 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 9 Shield Nickels, 67 V Nickels, 122 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 128 Barber Dimes, 384 Mercury Dimes, 237 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 15 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 85 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

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    Quote Originally Posted by OxShoeDrew View Post
    Was that quarter in a fire?
    Is that rifle pin WW1?
    The Barber just has a bunch of that black sulfide crap on it. Too bad as it is in great shape too.

    Yes I think it is a Rifle Collar stud from WW1 era.
    Detectors I use: Minelab Equinox 800
    2020 Season Totals:
    Clad: $31.31
    Indians: 5
    Wheaties: 151
    Silver: 27
    Silver Jewelry: 3
    Favorite 2020 find: 1743/53 KGII Irish
    Hibernia Halfpenny

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Two-Cent View Post

    That Barber Quarter has nice detail. I found a Barber Half one time that had that black sulfide on it. Angel's method of removing it worked wonders.

    http://www.americandetectorist.com/f...de-From-Silver

    I think I will give it a try. Won't hurt anything.
    Detectors I use: Minelab Equinox 800
    2020 Season Totals:
    Clad: $31.31
    Indians: 5
    Wheaties: 151
    Silver: 27
    Silver Jewelry: 3
    Favorite 2020 find: 1743/53 KGII Irish
    Hibernia Halfpenny

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    Yes sir! Another great months worth of finds Jared!
    The Barbie Q is sweet and all but I really like the silver diary!! I ❤ it!! 😍
    Congrats Jared
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    Great work Bucknut!! I have found about 8 war nickels in the last 2 years (no offense to others, but I thought it is common). My challenge is a Buffalo nickel believe it or not. They certainly don't roam under my coil.

    The variety you found is why I think we all do this. Just never know what is going to come out from just below the surface.
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    You seem to have a great month every month Jared!!
    I love those old Canadian coins!
    And of course, we all know that you're the nickel King!!
    Oldest Coin: 1699 William III Halfpenny
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    A great month indeed , congratulations !

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