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    Veteran Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    Cool spil to start 2021

    The last few weeks have been warm enough to allow me to do some detecting here in Michigan. The spill came last week when I visited an old fairgrounds and came across a nickel signal that also jumped high on the VDI scale. About 8 inches down I found a couple V nickels and then I found another in my dirt pile. Then rechecking the hole I got another hit and out came what I think is an old key fob that says "Ford Moror Co." and then rechecking the hole again a slick old barber dime showed up. It is an 1896 S and is a semi key date...too bad it is smooth and has a bit of environmental damage as it would have been worth a decent amount of money but its cool to find a semi key date no matter the condition.

    So the spill had an 1896S dime, 1884, 1908 and 1911 V nickels and then the Ford Motor Co tag or key fob in it.

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    The other items I found this past weekend.

    Thanks for looking! Jared
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    Favorite 2021 find: 1896S semi-key dime

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    Nice start to the year Jared!!
    I still haven't been able to get out yet this year. hopefully soon.
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    Can't beat that! Your heart must have been pounding with each coin. We're still hunting here in NE as well! Keep it up, Jared!
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    That was an awesome coin spill! Congrats on the semi-key 1896-S Barber Dime. It guides for $80 in G4 condition.

    It's great that you are able to detect this time of year.

    Terrific hunt!
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    Nice spill and the barber is as good as the one in my set and I had to buy that one. Congrats on the spill. I probably have at least 2 months before I get out. WD
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    Yes sir, nice way to start the new year!
    Congrats Jared!
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