Apr 19, 2012, 04:10 AM
One third jewelry of the World are under sand so far
Silver= 8 pieces
Gold= 2 Rings
Apr 19, 2012, 05:34 AM
what a great looking coin! i just checked my cherry pickers guide and there is a variety were the o is repunched. so take a good look. the pic shows it on the bottom half of the top of the o. good luck . willy
Apr 19, 2012, 11:15 AM
What an amazing way to break into the 1800's with a seated half!! That is one beautiful coin.
I guess the detecting hook is now set!
I wonder how a New Orleans mint coin got up to WV before the civil war?
Apr 19, 2012, 04:23 PM
Apr 19, 2012, 06:40 PM
I will answer for him. lol We were actually detecting in Boyce, Virginia.
Originally Posted by Tenspeed
"Life's a garden. DIG IT!!!" - - Joe Dirt
Apr 19, 2012, 06:46 PM
I checked the mint mark and it is not a double die "O". But still an awesome find!
Originally Posted by dfx willy
Apr 19, 2012, 06:48 PM
Another big thanks to everybody who gave a reply!
Apr 19, 2012, 07:12 PM
My Gosh, it's beautiful! I can't stop looking!!
Apr 19, 2012, 07:17 PM
Keep your coil to the soil!!!
Great find! My first half dollar was a seated as well. Yours beat mine in age by a year. Congrats on a great coin! They don't get much better than that!
Apr 19, 2012, 07:20 PM
my goodness that thing is beautiful! it's crisp and the details are sharp. Congrats!
Apr 19, 2012, 07:23 PM
Apr 20, 2012, 04:03 AM
Thank you, i had no idea it was even going to be a coin it was raining and i had a bag over the 250 so i was just going by sound, i had been digging trash all day. I first thought it was a telephone pole tag or a cow ear tag, but then i saw the date and the seated Liberty, then holycrap a Seated liberty half!
Originally Posted by dirtdigger1581
Apr 20, 2012, 02:56 PM
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Apr 28, 2012, 06:46 PM
Great coin...seateds are on my list still,im getting close though
Oldest find :1785 Spanish 1/2 Reale('11)
4-Lg Cents:1856,no date x 3
21-I.H.:1864,1865,1874,1875,1887,1888,1891,1896 x 3,1898,1900 x 2,1902,1903,1904,1906,1907 x 2,1909x2
5-Buffalo:1917-D,1924,1932,(no date x 2)
Quarters:Variety 1 No Date SLQ,1944
Half Dollar:1944 Walker
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