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    Silver - Swiss 5 franc coin

    Found in USA playground about 4 inches down in mulch.

    1939 Swiss 5FR coin.

    Inscribed edge with raised lettering reading "DOMINUS PROVIDEBIT" (Latin for "God Will Provide") and 13 stars
    Diameter = 31.5mm
    Weight = 15g
    Silver content = 83.5% (0.4027 troy ounces of silver)

    Real nice.
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    Re: Silver - Swiss 5 franc coin

    Oh yeah... found a 1944 Wheat a couple feet away at the same depth and a little over $2 in clad.

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    May 2008
    Windsor Ontario
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    Re: Silver - Swiss 5 franc coin

    nice find.i found one of those about 5 years ago.

    HH

    Greg

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    Re: Silver - Swiss 5 franc coin

    Cool Find !

    TommNJ

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    Re: Silver - Swiss 5 franc coin

    Nice coin.
    Mint mark 'B' is from Bern.
    If mint mark were 'B.' (period after 'B'), it would be from Brussels.
    Don.....

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    Re: Silver - Swiss 5 franc coin

    nice silver!!!! looks like the uni bomber on the bust side MR TUFF
    oldest dug 1831 William IIII. 1844 1/6 Skilling. 1834,51,54,72,76cc,77,84-87,89,92,93o,94o,96,97-99o,1900o-11,13 Dimes. 1854,56,76s,94,99,1902,06,09d,11,15s Qtrs. 1864,65 2cent. 79,83cc Morgan. 1867,68,69,70,75,82,87,88,90,91,93,95,97,98,1900,0 2,04-09,11,12d Nickles. 1848,56,59,61,64-67-69,73-75,81-85,87-09 Cent.

 

 

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