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    Another Saturday Hunt. Three More Silvers FTY

    Tim and I took a little road trip to hopefully find some virgin ground. Not so much these days!!
    Although we did manage a few good finds. Here are mine.
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    And 3 Wheats for the entire day!
    Oldest Coin: 1699 William III Halfpenny
    SILVER COINS

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

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    20-59
    Lg Cent 1, Indian 19,Two-Cent 1,Shield Nik 1,War Nik 3,Buff 1,Rosie 18, Merc 22,Barber dime 5, Wash Qtr 5, SLQ 2, Barber Qtr. 2,JFK Half 1, Siver ring 5,
    YT Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoU...FVGumMQ/videos

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    Apparently the 1865 is the Fancy 5 variety. I guess that's a good thing?
    Oldest Coin: 1699 William III Halfpenny
    SILVER COINS

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

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    20-59
    Lg Cent 1, Indian 19,Two-Cent 1,Shield Nik 1,War Nik 3,Buff 1,Rosie 18, Merc 22,Barber dime 5, Wash Qtr 5, SLQ 2, Barber Qtr. 2,JFK Half 1, Siver ring 5,
    YT Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoU...FVGumMQ/videos

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    That 1865 Indian Head is off the charts, Don! Such a beautiful coin! It is definitely the fancy 5 variety. The dark green patina is spectacular!

    The Barber Quarter and bankers token are great finds too.

    Were you detecting in Wisconsin?
    Lifetime totals:
    8 Large Cents, 392 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, 238 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 15 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 85 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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    Nice recoveries. I'm starting to forget what Barber quarters look like. The question is why do most 1865's come out looking so good. Were they made from different material??. WD
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    64 silver

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Two-Cent View Post
    That 1865 Indian Head is off the charts, Don! Such a beautiful coin! It is definitely the fancy 5 variety. The dark green patina is spectacular!


    Were you detecting in Wisconsin?
    Yes Sir!
    Oldest Coin: 1699 William III Halfpenny
    SILVER COINS

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

    20
    20-59
    Lg Cent 1, Indian 19,Two-Cent 1,Shield Nik 1,War Nik 3,Buff 1,Rosie 18, Merc 22,Barber dime 5, Wash Qtr 5, SLQ 2, Barber Qtr. 2,JFK Half 1, Siver ring 5,
    YT Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoU...FVGumMQ/videos

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    Great finds for sure. That Indian is sweet!!
    Detectors I use: Minelab Equinox 800
    2020 Season Totals:
    Clad: $71.31
    Indians: 14
    Wheaties: 189
    Silver: 48
    Silver Jewelry: 10
    Favorite 2020 find: 1873 Seated Love Token

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    As usual you outdid me. I’m beginning to hate you again.

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    Great finds Don, I'm in love with that Indian head cent!
    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
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    Wow, you cleaned up again! Nice job! That's an old IH with unreal patina!

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    Nice hunt! I wish all the IHP's I find looked that sharp.
    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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    Don, maybe a stupid question, but what does FTY stand for? I googed it and the first definition was "Flyer Than You." Which you are...I've met you.
    The second definition was "First Time Yield." Is that what it means?

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    Quote Originally Posted by OxShoeDrew View Post
    Don, maybe a stupid question, but what does FTY stand for? I googed it and the first definition was "Flyer Than You." Which you are...I've met you.
    The second definition was "First Time Yield." Is that what it means?
    For The Year.
    Lifetime totals:
    8 Large Cents, 392 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, 238 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 15 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 85 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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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Two-Cent View Post
    For The Year.
    aaaah lol thanks! I knew I was missing something.

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    Great finds! Looks like a great Sat outing!
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    Oldest silver: 1853 Half-dime & 1876S Seated Quarter / Oldest coin: 1849 US Large Cent / 1854 Upper Canada One Penny Bank Token

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