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    Last Hunt of 2019 & First Hunts of 2020

    Sorry I haven't posted in a while, the last couple of months have been quite busy for me.

    Noah and I got out for a few hours the Saturday after Christmas and I managed to dig 3 Indians and a Rosie
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    2020 has been a little rough for us. Our first hunt we started at 9:00 in the morning and didn't turn our machines on until after 1:00 in the afternoon. we drove south hoping to find a spot where there was no snow on the ground. I think maybe we a little to eager to get in our first hunt of the year. We finally found a yard and got a yes!! My first silver of the year was a 1937 merc followed by a rosie.

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    Last weekend the weather conditions were a bit better and most of the snow was gone. I was able to dig a couple more silvers

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    This weekend, MORE SNOW!!
    Oldest Coin: 1699 William III Halfpenny
    SILVER COINS

    2014-
    147
    2015- 159 2016- 116 2017- 136 2018- 139 2019- 76
    20
    20-19

    Indian 4,War Nik 1,Rosie 4, Merc 7,Barber dime 3, Wash Qtr 1, SLQ 1, Barber Qtr. 1,JFK Half 1, Siver ring 1,
    YT Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoU...FVGumMQ/videos

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    Good to see a post from you Don. I got one of the American Legion tokens a couple years ago (for a different town). Don't find many of them so they must be fairly rare. Best wishes for 2020 my friend!
    Oldest Coin: 41 A.D. Roman Dupondius
    Oldest Silver Coin: 1242 Denier from Trier, Germany
    Oldest American coin: 1805 Draped Bust Large Cent
    Best Coin EVER: 1625 Escalin from Chateau Renaud, France
    Best Relics: ca. 14th C. Spur, 1500 B.C. Bronze Arrowheads
    YouTube Channel: Full Metal Digger

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    Don always gets my Indians. Nice grouping buddy and relics!

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    Still a good start to the year Don. I'd rather start slower than expected and finish stronger through the year than vice versa!

    John
    Vermont relic hunting, one swing at a time.
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    I'm not sure how I missed this post. In spite of the slow start you had a good beginning to 2020, Don! I love that American Legion token! I've never found one before. That is an awesome find. Of course the Indians and slivers are nothing to sneeze at either. Good job!

    Lifetime totals:
    8 Large Cents, 388 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, 128 Barber Dimes, 383 Mercury Dimes, 236 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 15 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 84 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

    YouTube Channel: Tony Two-Cent https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmz...RlHTBIU42bUORg

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