May 31, 2012, 05:26 PM
Rare coin worth THOUSANDS!!!
Okay fellas, believe it or not, I recently dug up an 1870 "CC" Seated Liberty Half Dollar. When i found it, i only knew it was a Seated Liberty Half as i didn't want to clean it in the field. Anyway, after doing the "happy dance" for a awhile I headed home to rinse it off and do some research. I knew the seated liberty halves could fetch a few hundred dollars in good shape, so i really was happy as a pig in poop with that. Then while doing some reading i came across the statement "of particular interest to collectors is the rare 1870 Carson City Seated Half.....". Now my hearts beating a tad faster, because after cleaning the mud off it IS an 1870...but what the hell is the Carson City mean?? So after some more googling I find that Carson City was a mint and coins minted there will have a small "CC" on the reverse. Holy !!!!...no friggin way...there it is, right under the eagle's talons..."CC". So now, with my heart really beating and a !!!! eatin' grin on my face, i'm back on Google searching for the value of this coin. OH MY GOD! Never in a million years did i think i could find a single coin worth what this one is. I mean previous to this, i was hoping to find a gold ring worth a couple hundred bucks. I know most of you are going to believe this coin is a fake, or I'm a liar..but rest assured i am not a liar and I've already had an authorized PCGS agent look at it and confirm that he thought it was genuine. Enough so that he offered me 5 grand! Besides, the coin has been sent off to Heritage Auctions so I'll have the proof and the check soon.
May 31, 2012, 06:01 PM
Outstanding find! Never know what you could find.
May 31, 2012, 06:20 PM
54,617 1870 CC half dollars minted according to my 2012 Redbook. I would call that a Banner Coin all day long. You get my vote for Banner!
May 31, 2012, 06:26 PM
Congrats on that find! Great shape too!
May 31, 2012, 06:30 PM
Got my vote too. Great find...d2
May 31, 2012, 06:33 PM
I vote banner all the way! Great find. Tennessee digger
May 31, 2012, 06:34 PM
Hey guys, this was my first post. What does "banner" mean?
May 31, 2012, 06:36 PM
Thanks guys, your enthusiasm just stokes me even more.
May 31, 2012, 06:40 PM
Ahhh, okay....i figured out what "banner find" means. Thanks for your nominations. Who decides? Administrator?
May 31, 2012, 06:41 PM
Congrats on your find of a life time , and you have my vote, Banner all the way....
May 31, 2012, 06:46 PM
May 31, 2012, 06:48 PM
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May 31, 2012, 06:48 PM
Its a great coin! But new member with a first post shouldnt be on top. Nice find.
May 31, 2012, 06:49 PM
It's there,you just gotta look for it!
I've seen coins and I've seen coins,, that is a COIN I've never seen!! COOL BANNER! God Bless Chris
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May 31, 2012, 06:59 PM
When is going up for auction?
GOTTA LOVE THIS HOBBY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and Happy Hunting from Des Plaines IL ( D P Bob )
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