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    Columbus Day finds

    Out for a few hours dancing between the raindrops at a favorite site. 08 Barber, 26D, 39, 47S, 50S wheats. Interesting the colors on the pennies.

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    Veteran Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    Nicely done. Always nice to find a Barber Quarter!
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    Yeah, those barber quarters don't show up much. Four wheats, four colors. I can understand why that's a favorite site, keep it up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by OxShoeDrew View Post
    Yeah, those barber quarters don't show up much. Four wheats, four colors. I can understand why that's a favorite site, keep it up!
    Pennies found in same grassy area within 50 feet of each other. Yet each with a distinct coloration. Probably a number of environmental factors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bucknut View Post
    Nicely done. Always nice to find a Barber Quarter!
    My grandpa used to call them "two bits."

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    It's always such a thrill to find a Barber Quarter! That was a lot of money back in the day. Awesome!

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    Congrats on the nice finds. WD
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    Great finds. In 1908, 25 cents represented about 1 hour of labor. Think how much you make in 1 hour at your job!
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    I'll take a Barber quarter anytime, any way, and in any weather! Sweet find!
    Congrats!
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