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    Two Old Street Projects

    I spent quite a bit of time at two projects this past Monday and Tuesday and came up with some nice finds.







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    Wow! That would have been exciting to detect that!

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    That is insane! So many awesome coins!
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    Great recoveries. Couple of trifectas. You covered a lot of decades. WD
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    94 silver

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    Holy crap! That must have been a rich neighborhood back in the day! Lots of great coins and relics. My only question is about the SLQ. Type 1 or 2?
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    I've never had good luck at tear outs ( I think I always get there too late! )
    You absolutely killed it/ WOW
    SO many great finds.
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    Those are some great saves. The condition is good as well especially after having the hot asphalt poured over them.
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    what a terrific hunt.
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    What an incredible variety of old coins! That 1917 SLQ still has amazing detail. It must have been an early drop. It looks like a Type I to me. Is it?

    Congrats on the terrific finds! That had to be a lot of fun!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Two-Cent View Post
    What an incredible variety of old coins! That 1917 SLQ still has amazing detail. It must have been an early drop. It looks like a Type I to me. Is it?

    Congrats on the terrific finds! That had to be a lot of fun!

    Thanks Tony! The SLQ is a type 2 with the stars. Yeah, it was some good fun for sure!

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