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    BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth! New High Res. Pics!

    I was able to get out for an hour this afternoon to try my field one last time before the frost really set in. The ground was frozen to about 5 inches but it was manageable. First signal was a little choppy but was good enough to dig. This is something I've been hoping to find for 7 years. It's a Spanish cob!! I think it's a 1 reale from 1674...which would make it my new oldest silver! Condition is amazing but unfortunately my camera is still not downloading to my laptop so I had to use my BlackBerry. I'm absolutely gob smacked with this find!

    I was finally able to download the pics from my camera. Thanks.
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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Wooohoooo! Congrats on the silver man. That is a real nice save.

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    Good one to cross off the list! And I knew it was only a matter of time, because if they are here, there's lots of them there!

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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Good 1!!!
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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    TOO BUSY TO DETECT,YOU'RE TOO BUSY!!!

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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Super Congrats on finding the Pillars and Waves Cob!!!!! They to me are one pretty coin, still awaiting my first cob.

    Don
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    The value will increase with judicious cleaning."

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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Iron Patch


    Good one to cross off the list! And I knew it was only a matter of time, because if they are here, there's lots of them there!
    Every year I've been detecting I've found Spanish silver...except last year...this makes up for that!
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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Awesome score right there, maybe more in there....
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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Congrats on the 1674 Cob romeo-1!
    Where there's one there's probably more!

    Good for you to brave the frost and the cold!
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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    GORGEOUS! congrats dude! still on my want list too
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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Well it's official...I'm jealous over that one! Glad someone around here is digging.... congrats bud!
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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Congratulation's!! Nice cob!!!

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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Thanks for all the comments...I'm really sorry for the crappy pics...I'll be able to get up some good high resolution pictures on Monday when I get to the office and can download my pics.
    If the elevator tries to bring you down, go crazy, punch a higher floor!

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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Outstanding find!! Nothing better than early spanish silver. Looking forward to the hi-res close-ups.
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    Re: BOOYEAH!!! A Spanish Cob from the Frozen Earth!!

    Quote Originally Posted by romeo-1
    Thanks for all the comments...I'm really sorry for the crappy pics...I'll be able to get up some good high resolution pictures on Monday when I get to the office and can download my pics.

    No worries, I'm quite content with bad pics.

 

 
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