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    94 Indians In The River

    While taking pic's & looking for arrowheads yesterday, I was walking in a dry section of a local river, I saw this metal object & gave it a nudge with my boot, it was a tin can, the lid came off & it was (full to the brim with coins).
    after collecting my wits about me, I started taking pic's, & hurried home to clean them.
    The whole can was full of rust , & coins were even sticking together, so by noon the next day, (today), I finished cleaning them the best I can for now, they had been in a tobacco sack with a drawstring, in the can.
    Totals were.............1 peace dollar
    1 Silver coin from the Netherlands
    4 walking liberty halves
    10 mercury dimes
    13 V nickels
    1 Barber half dollar
    2 Barber quarters
    1 flying eagle quarter
    94 Indian head pennies (oldest 1864)
    9 buffalo nickels
    4 recent nickels
    15 foreign coins (nothing very good)
    20 wheat pennies ( 30's, 40's, 1 shot with a bullet)
    1 token (Good For 5 cents in trade), slick on the back
    1 sheild nickel 1836 (the best I can tell)

    Not a 'bad haul' for me. :P

    Fossis.............

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    fossil hunter Indian Artifact collector MDer Antique collector

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    Holy Mackrel! Why can't this happen to me.....at a colonial site!!! AWESOME!
    1783 CFT. KG III 1/2 Penny (25-83A)-1 of 3 known *Sold $3,750, Vermont Landscape Coppers Ryder 6 *Sold $760, Ryder7 (Avatar)** Sold $1,275*,1st Batt Royal Artillery Cartridge Box Sling Belt Tip* SOLD $1,583*,(3)- GW Inaugural Buttons-2-Cobb# 17-J.* Sold both--$405 and $400. *GW Button Cobb 17-I-*Sold $316- New Jersey Copper M14-J Sold $125- Continental Army Button *Sold $800--** British 31st ROF Cartridge Box Plate** SOLD!! (PRIVATE AMOUNT)...To be continued

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    unreal!!!!

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    WOW !!
    Lucky Dog !!
    Desire is oft more pleasant than acquisition

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    Quote Originally Posted by hogge
    Holy Mackrel! Why can't this happen to me.....at a colonial site!!! AWESOME!
    I thought it would never happen to me.

    Fossis...........
    fossil hunter Indian Artifact collector MDer Antique collector

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    holy cow!!!!!!!! that is a heck of a haul u got !!!!!!!!!! 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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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    Quote Originally Posted by Goes4ever
    unreal!!!!
    That's what i thought.

    Fossis............
    fossil hunter Indian Artifact collector MDer Antique collector

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    Quote Originally Posted by steelheadwill
    WOW !!
    Lucky Dog !!
    I'll say.

    Fossis............
    fossil hunter Indian Artifact collector MDer Antique collector

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Tuff
    holy cow!!!!!!!! that is a heck of a haul u got !!!!!!!!!! MR TUFF
    Not bad for 'beachcombing'.

    Fossis.............
    fossil hunter Indian Artifact collector MDer Antique collector

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    Incredible find! I wonder when the can was set there. How recent were the "recent" nickels?

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    Holy everything else left......Un-frickin' Believable.......I could go on and on

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    Quote Originally Posted by terpfan
    Incredible find! I wonder when the can was set there. How recent were the "recent" nickels?
    One more rain & the can would have burst, it was so fragile, my theory is someone burgurlarized a house, got cold feet, & tossed them in the river, it was below a low water crossing.
    The coins ranged from 1836 to some in the 1990's, nickels were in the 40's range.

    fossis..........
    fossil hunter Indian Artifact collector MDer Antique collector

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    Quote Originally Posted by civilman1
    Holy everything else left......Un-frickin' Believable.......I could go on and on
    By far my 'best day'. :P

    Fossis...............
    fossil hunter Indian Artifact collector MDer Antique collector

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    COOL!!!! Allright fossis! congratulations! I'm voting Banner, because a can of money is something most of us want to find. and because, well, I can! did you take any more pictures after that? or head right home to clean them up?

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    Re: 94 Indians In The River

    Banner vote!!!!! You have it, my friend.

 

 
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