Apr 02, 2012, 04:34 PM
Unknown 25cent and total 87 for 2 hour back yard hunt
I was searching my back yard this afternoon with a Bounty Hunter 202 and a Discovery 3 and popped out .87 cents and some trash. Figured I'd post some pics for everyone to see. I can't read the date, but there is an "S" and "M" on the lower front where the date use to be. Acording to Wikipedia, the quarter is a Standing Liberty Quarter Series 2 minted between 1917-1930 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standing_Liberty_quarter
Enjoy and feel free to post some comments.
Last edited by Scorpio72; Apr 02, 2012 at 06:04 PM.
Reason: Figured out what the quater is.
Apr 02, 2012 04:34 PM
Apr 02, 2012, 05:04 PM
That quarter is a standing liberty variety 2 the 3 stars, variety 1 no stars..... minted 1917-1930 designed by Hermon A. MacNeil the M is for his last name.... the date is the first thing to ware off on that coin
Last edited by G.A.P.metal; Apr 02, 2012 at 05:09 PM.
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Apr 03, 2012, 08:24 PM
Awesome! Thanks This will go into my collection of Mercury dimes and wheat pennies.
Jul 16, 2013, 07:37 AM
Nice Silver! The 'S' is San Francisco Mintmark, as far as I know usually the lowest mintages. Congrats!!