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    First Dollar

    Detecting in some old lakefront cabins. The woods have their own challenges. My first Morgan dollar. Found in a small dirt berm that had been created when burying a cable. 6 brass shell cases (.30 WCF, 3 L C 52(?), 2 .22 short.

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    89O Morgan, 42 Canadian penny, two memorials.

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    Global Moderator OxShoeDrew's Avatar
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    Aug 2011
    Congratulations on the super-large silver!

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    Oldest find: 5,000 year old copper spearhead
    Oldest coin: 1699 William III halfpenny
    Purdiest coin: 1832 Capped Bust quarter
    Coolest find: USA button with blue threads still on shank

    "He who would search for pearls must dive below."

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    Veteran Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    SE Michigan
    Whoa! Killer find! Big congrats!
    Detectors I use: Minelab Etrac & Equinox 800
    2019 Season Totals:
    Clad: $72.39
    Indians: 34
    Wheaties: 251
    Silver: 65
    Silver Jewelry: 9
    Gold Jewelry: 3
    Favorite 2019 find: Gold wedding ring & return.

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    Never got a Morgan. Deep digger duo swiped them all from my neck of the woods. Congrats!!

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    Thanks all. Almost didn't believe the ATPro when it rang up a 99. I thought, "it can't be" but I got lucky.

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    Congrats on the Morgan Dollar! That is an amazing find! They must have brought it closer to the surface when they were digging the trench for the cable.

    I am still looking for my first silver dollar. Maybe someday!

    Lifetime totals:
    8 Large Cents, 378 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, 127 Barber Dimes, 382 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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