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    1859D GOLD $1 Woop!

    Here ya go, Quindy and Judie.
    So yesterday after the storms, my buddies and I went out for a hunt. Seems summer is finally coming to an end and we're ready! The temps were perfect and the soil was as soft as sweet potato pie. Tin foil, nails and 22 shells...make sure and dig 'em. About an hour into our hunt and after digging many of the previous mentioned, I got another low reading on my MXT with a loud tone. Four inches down under the roots of a cedar tree. I dig the hole and see a tiny gold looking, round something or other. My first thought was play money? Nah, not here. Then how about a foreign coin of some sort? Nah..I don't think so. I turn it over and see 1 Dollar. What! No way. I jump up and run to where my buddies are. We look it over, see the date and we all are in shock as to what it is. Oh happy day! That coin waited 155 years for me to find it. I have to wonder who lost such a beautiful coin. Wonder if there's another? lol
    D ain't for Denver. Only 4,952 minted and I got one! Woop! I'ma happy gal.

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    us
    Dec 2012
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    Wow amazing coin! Dahlonega is a very cool place to visit too, and nobody ever really hears that it was a mint for some reason. Very cool, congrats!

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    Super find, and that baby's worth some big bucks. According to the 2015 redbook its worth $1600 in VF, and $2250 in EF. You dun good!

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    us
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    she a beauty !!!!! Very nice find !!!!!

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    us
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    That is a gorgeous coin. Huge congrats to you on that beauty....I mean banner find :-)
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    Wow, that's an incredible find. Congrats to you. The condition looks nice. A happy addition to any collection.
    I Vote Banner for sure.

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    sweet looking coin I also say banner
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    Quote Originally Posted by bottlehunterofcoscob View Post
    Wow amazing coin! Dahlonega is a very cool place to visit too, and nobody ever really hears that it was a mint for some reason. Very cool, congrats!
    This is the first ive heard of it...


    Great find man!

    Banner all the way on that beaut!

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    Digging in the dirt & scooping in the water!
    And, a BANNER vote from me as well!
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    Nana, less than 5K minted. A super find. I'm officially voting BANNER & thanks for the call. I could tell you were excited. Congrats, Q.
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    mikeraydj

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    You got my vote Banner! Nice find.

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    HCW
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    Congratulations.
    Banner coin!

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    us
    Aug 2007
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    Incredible find, congratulations!!

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    us
    Feb 2009
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    Nice gold piece.

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    NO WAY!
    Thats way cool Congrats!!

 

 
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