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    SEATED! 1849 half dime, large cents etc

    Finally got out n pounded the turf. I went back to the spot I got the seated and barber half dollars and used the AT pro with the 8x11 in the iron areas , near the electric and the edges of the garden where the big coil wouldn't go. I immediately found three large cents. Unfortunately they are all damaged I suspect right before they went in the ground. I hit the edge of the farm field and got a buffalo and an early dateless Lincoln which I haven't cleaned up.
    I then went to a huge field that was recently plowed. The farmers were harvesting across the road and it was dusty but hey are clearing all my permissions!!! There was a house there (1890) and I went from memory as to the location. Memory did not serve and only when I got home did I see how close I was to the potential action. All I got was trash signals so I aimlessly walked the field which was really clean. Every signal was a button or buckle and I was getting a little antsy as there should be coins around. Finally I walked the 1/2 plus mile across the field to the far side and got a shallow " button" signal which turned out to be a tiny silver coin. First I thought it was a trime but its a half dime. Its in great shape- a bit weathered but without a scratch. I love seated coins and half dimes are one of my favorites, right behind Spanish silver.
    I spiraled out from that find and found a cool pin from the same period (not pictured) . Then darkness fell ad I headed home. I got a load of buttons and buckles but I am after the reales and seated liberties that I know I'll find with enough patience. Now that some of the better spots are cleared I can't wait to get back at it. I'll post the buttons and buckles when I get them cleaned up but wanted to post the good stuff first. Thanks for looking and best of luck out there!
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    Good job! I’m sure their is plenty more in the fields that you will soon find. Good luck!

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    Congrats on the really nice old coins.

    That half dime is what I am looking for!

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    Now that is a good hunt result !

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    Nice work. Congrats on the largies and the seated! If you don't mind me asking which part of Maryland you at. I'm in northern Maryland about 20 mins from BMore.

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    Sweet 1/2 Dime
    Congratulations
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    Congrats on the half dime and coppers
    Growing old is not for sissies I thought it would take longer to get old.

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    I want another US large cent bad. Only ever found one so any condition will do. Maybe a first seated silver also.
    Great finds and congrats!
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    BANNER #1...
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/to...oin-spill.html

    BANNER #2...
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/to...-8-reales.html

    BANNER #3...
    Still working on getting this one! 😃👍

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    I will gladly pay you TWO NICKELS for just one Half Dime.

    great coinies
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    Outstanding hunt..

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    What a great group of finds! Holed coin, half dime, copper with markings from who knows who Thanks for sharing!
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    Very nice! Congratulations!

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    Amazing finds! Congrats! Those are definitely on my bucket list.
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