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    Quote Originally Posted by RustyGold View Post
    Mine was a 1952 Washington Quarter. Cool spoon Truth.
    RustyGold do you still have it?

  2. #17
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toecutter View Post
    First silver was a Barber dime it was also my first day out with my ATpro
    And then you were hooked LOL

  3. #18
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by brianc053 View Post
    I posted recently about First silver coin with the Equinox!

    But that wasn't the first silver with the detector.
    The first silver was a matchbox holder - with the label from the matchbox still intact!
    Attachment 1832322
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    That is the coolest
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ammoman View Post
    I don't remember...back when i first started detecting, silver was still pretty common in change. My first old piece of silver was an 1896-O Half dollar.
    Ammo are you serious your first silver was a half!! Nd a New Orleans mint a that. I hope you still have it

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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clad2Silver View Post
    That's a really nice looking spoon.....congrats. I certainly do remember my first piece of silver. I dug a 1942 Mercury dime across the street from the high school I attended back in the 1960's. I found the dime with my new White's 6000di in 1984.
    Wow that was the first time you held that beautiful Coin. I just love mercs

  6. #21
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by nuggetdog View Post
    1953 Roosevelt dime
    Wasn’t it awesome seeing that shiny coin

  7. #22
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by VA relicman View Post
    1822 capped bust quarter
    Are you kidding me!!!! Lol Relic You’ve always been the man
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  8. #23
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by mindcrime1988 View Post
    Found down by the river........next to a rock, not a van.
    1834 1/6 Thaler
    OMG That’s the first thing I thought about “in a van” lol That was great. That is a gorgeous piece of silver

  9. #24
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3cylbill View Post
    My first silver was a cub scout ring in 1977 with my compass Rm 6....the fire was lit.....
    I have a silver cub Scout ring too I wonder if it’s the same?
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  10. #25
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coinboy View Post
    My first was an 1877 CC Seated Dime.
    Man coinboy i’ve only found one seated Dom and yours is a 77 CC Being your first piece of silver I don’t think it gets better than that

  11. #26
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by cudamark View Post
    Same here. When I started in 1970 silver was very common to find with a detector. My first was just a 1963 quarter, and I found 12 more on that first hunt at the beach.....along with at least that many silver dimes. Half of all my finds in those early years were silver and wheats.
    That must’ve been some virgin ground

  12. #27
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by EccentricInTexas View Post
    It was a coin spill three silver quarters and two wheat pennies in my back yard!!!
    Lol that is amazing the way you can walk out your front door your first time and hit something like that lotta y’all been spoiled lol

  13. #28
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by U.B. View Post
    An 1876 seated dime, in a sidewalk tear out, somewhere around 1984
    US that’s on believable your first silver being a seated. My first 8 reales was a sidewalk strep!!

  14. #29
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by 3cylbill View Post
    My first silver was a cub scout ring in 1977 with my compass Rm 6....the fire was lit.....
    I might have that same ring
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  15. #30
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

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    Abita Springs La....Born in New Orleans
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    I’m just happy my first silver was recorded

 

 
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