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    Snagged a DB

    It was cold this morning with the windchills in the teens but the sun was out for the first time in a while!

    Dug this 1801 Draped Bust this morning. Was happy to get a date off of it. I had my doubts when I saw all that dirt stuck to it.





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    What a nice coin , Jeff
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    Wow, that Draped Bust cleaned up beautifully! Lots of detail left on it too! NICE!

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    10 Large Cents, 415 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 68 V Nickels, 124 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 131 Barber Dimes, 405 Mercury Dimes, 249 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 18 Barber Quarters, 20 Standing Liberty Quarters, 89 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

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    Wow you sure did....and a nice one! Congrats.
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    Great looking Draped Bust!
    Minelab Manticore / SPECTRA V3i, Pro-Pointer II. Lesche Digger.
    Oldest Copper: 1694 William & Mary Halfpenny. Oldest Silver: 1663 1-Reale
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    Wow that’s a very nice coin!! Lots of detail!
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    (probably should have started with that one)

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    Congrats on the DB it is a beauty. WD
    Total silver 3 - Goal 50 (2024 Finds) - 0 Washington - 0 Barber Dimes - 0 Mercury Dimes- - 3 Roosevelt Dimes - 0 V Nickels - 0 Buffalos - 0 War Nickels - 0 Indian - 10 Wheats - $ 3.44 in clad
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    Very nice example, Jeff!

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