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    oddcoins

    Jun 2006
    Eugene Oregon
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    My best find of the year is on New Years EVE!!

    My best find of the year was found on the very last day of the year and wasn't dug out of the ground ~ it was found in my own pocket change!! I got this today in a stack of 25 $1 bills from my bank. It is the first mismatched serial number ERROR dollar bill that I have ever found! The serial number on the left starts with a "0" and the serial number on the right starts with a "2" ~ and it is on a STAR note (replacement note). It isn't in the best of conditon, but I still should be able to get a few hundred dollars for it on eBay! WOOHOO
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    That's pretty cool, Neil! 'twas a bad day in the serial numbering department, for sure.

    Happy New Year!

    John in the Great 208

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    us
    Feb 2005
    West Michigan
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    Nice!

    HH

  4. #4
    us
    Dec 2012
    Southwest Indiana
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    Very kewl find! I've never even thought about looking for that....
    I did, however, get a 2004 Wisconsin state error/variation quarter a couple of years ago in some change back from a drive thru. It was the extra low leaf variation that I sold on Ebay for almost $200.
    Good luck and happy hunting in '13!

  5. #5
    us
    Northern California

    Aug 2007
    Southern California
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    That was an interesting find on your part, your eyes and brain were certainly meshing that day.......63bkpkr
    Out searching w/GMT & friend under my arm

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    shawn

    Oct 2012
    ny
    White's coinmaster GT , Garrett ace 250 , Garrett AT PRO Garrett AT pro pointer
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    very cool !

  7. #7
    us
    Jan 2011
    Dalton,Ga.
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    Now thats a COOL find!...................HH


    If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
    -Samuel Adams-

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    us
    May 2009
    NC USA
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    Never heard of such a thing. I need to check my bills. Congrats.
    sagittarius98 likes this.

  9. #9
    us
    Jun 2011
    Oklahoma
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    oh man, that's an awesome catch. congrats!

  10. #10
    us
    May 2010
    Claremore OK
    White's XLT/ Garrett AT Pro/ Ace 250
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    Cool Find... Never even look at that stuff, guess I better open my eyes!!!
    God Bless...

  11. #11

    Nov 2007
    somewhere between here and there, south of over there but north of that place
    titan 3000xd/seahunter mk ll/Ace 250/whites 6000XL Pro
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    oh yeah, you dun gud. that's a killer note. if you don't put it on the bay, send it to a grading place to up the worth, wrinkled or not. Congratulations.

    and my wife wonders why I look at all my pocket money??
    when you tug on a single thing in nature, you'll find it's connected to the rest of the world. John muir

  12. #12
    us
    Sep 2012
    Garrett gtax 1000,Garrett ace 250, Technetics delta
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    Sweet find, let us know how much you get for it!

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    us
    Jan 2005
    Choctaw Beach Florida
    Equinox 800 and 600, tesoro Cibola with whites and minelab pinpointers
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    Score!! Good eyes.
    God and country.

  14. #14
    us
    May 2012
    PA
    Minelab Safari, Garrett ACE 250, Garrett Pro Pointer, Lesche Digger
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    Metal Detecting
    I too never even thought to check out the serial numbers.....thanks for posting and let us know what it sells for...if ya put it on ebay

  15. #15
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    Mr. Schulz

    Mar 2012
    DeWitt, Iowa
    Ace 250, Bounty Hunter Tracker IV, Custom Recovery tools, Nupla Prb4t Soil Probe 60 IN,
    1,540
    311 times
    Coin Roll Hunting, Bottle hunting, and Metal Detecting
    Very good value and in great condition.. mismatched serials and a star note.. wow!
    2013 Finds- 12/3

    Bottle Digging
    Blob tops: 0
    Hutches: 2
    Medicines: 23
    Local Bottles: 24
    Tokens: 2, (1) Local
    1948 S Roosie Dime
    8 Spoons
    Music box part
    Axe Head
    19th Century cutting scissors
    ~
    Metal Detecting:
    Foreign: 1
    Wheats: 28
    Silver Dimes: 1
    Token: 1
    Clad: $47.53

 

 
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