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    Elite Member Digger Don's Avatar
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    I Was Praying For a Rosie!!

    Once again, I needed a damn Rosie for the dime grand slam, and once again I couldn't find one!!

    Tim and I went back to the town where I dug the half dime last week. I'm glad we did. Slow, but steady all day. I came home a happy camper.
    We could tell its been hit before, most of our finds were deep. Just happy they left a few for us. I think we'll try it again this upcoming Saturday.

    Here are my finds for the day
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    Oldest Coin: 1699 William III Halfpenny
    SILVER COINS
    Life Time 904

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    Silver 24
    Lg Cent 2, Indian 10, seated half Dime 1,War nik 1, V nik 1, Buff 1, Rosie 5, Merc 8, Barber Dime 3, Seated dime 1, Barb Qtr 2, Wash Qtr 2,

    Walker 1,Silver ring 1,
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    Sorry buddy!! I'll post my finds and the 2 rosies, one of which should have been yours soon as I can.

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    Very nice hunt!
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    Great haul. The Rosies must of got pounded in the 70's with all the older machines. I'm guessing your OK with what they left behind. All the older coins seem to be in nice shape as well. Congrats. WD
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    26 silver - Goal 71 (2022 Finds) 1 Barber Half - 1 Barber Quarter - 1 SLQ -3 Washingtons - 1 Barber Dime - 10 Mercs - 5 Rosies - 1 V Nickel - 7 Buffalo Nickels - 4 War Nickel - 1 Two Cent Piece - 1 Indian - 55 wheats - $71.63 in Clad Milestones: 7000 clad dimes

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    Grand slam is secondary, you had an amazing hunt! Two silvers from the 1800s including an elusive Seated! You are killing it already this year!

    Lifetime totals:
    9 Large Cents, 405 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 67 V Nickels, 123 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 129 Barber Dimes, 393 Mercury Dimes, 243 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 17 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 88 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

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    Nice job Don. Banner day!

    Noah - so kind of you to give Don a silver. You think Don would be able to get one of those.
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    Amazing, Don! You've done the seated, barber, merc hat-trick before? Has anyone ever had a 4 dime grand slam? Keep it up!
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    Killer day for you guys! You are starting out the year great. The seated dime sure is pretty!
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    Quote Originally Posted by OxShoeDrew View Post
    Has anyone ever had a 4 dime grand slam?
    I think I have only done it once, on August 19, 2012.

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    Lifetime totals:
    9 Large Cents, 405 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 67 V Nickels, 123 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 129 Barber Dimes, 393 Mercury Dimes, 243 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 17 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 88 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

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