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  1. #16
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    "WP"

    May 2012
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    Wow CoilyGirl!
    Fantastic. Congrats.
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  2. #17
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    Tommy

    Dec 2015
    Ann Arbor
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    great job coily those are banner finds where I come from keep puonding that site hope to see more great finds from ya. Tommy

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G891A using TreasureNet.com mobile app
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    This is an addiction!!! There is no cure!!! And it only gets worse!!!!! KEEP PLUGGIN AWAY!!!!!!!!!!

  3. #18
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    BILL

    Jul 2015
    s.tier NY
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    Once in a lifetime find..you should wear them ,after laying there for more than a century they deserve to be shown off ...
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  4. #19
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    Apr 2016
    Northern New Mexico
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    Sweet Silver finds! Such a great hunt! Congratulations!
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  5. #20
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    Seattle, WA
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    Woah, what a haul. Congrats!!
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  6. #21
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    "Nova Scotia is a metal detecting paradise"

    Feb 2014
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    Nice silvers. Congrats!
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  7. #22

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    Awesome, awesome, and awesome. Congrats CG. Those are great finds
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  8. #23
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    Dec 2012
    lower hudson valley, N.Y.
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    Very nice!! Probably were part of a bracelet or necklace rather than on a string. Holed coin jewelry has been popular for centuries.
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    Ya won't find nuthin' if ya don't hunt

  9. #24
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    May 2015
    North Georgia
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    Killing it!! Outstanding.
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    "Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet" General James "Mad Dog" Mattis (Callsign: Chaos), United States Marine Corps (Retired)

    Semper Fidelis !!!!!

  10. #25
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    Jul 2010
    Pittsburgh, PA
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    Congrats on the half dimes. Makes sense those coins may have been stringmates at one time. All holed, all dated in the 1840s, and all found at the same place.
    Now you have reunited them
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    Half Reals = 29
    1 Reals = 11
    2 Reales = 6
    8 Reales = 1
    2 Reale Cobs = 2
    Other Early Silver Coins
    1797 & 1803 Draped Bust Dimes
    1830 Capped Bust 5 cents
    1827 Capped Bust dime
    1661 Hammered silver King Leopold
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    Rev War Buttons
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  11. #26
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    Oct 2013
    Topsham, Maine
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    Coily G Iím so happy for you. Thatís a hell of an accomplishment where you hunt. I always try to put these finds in perspective. Finding a Spanish or early US silver where I live is awesome but itís definitely a possibility on any early site due to the extensive early colonization here. But finding those coins where you are is a whole different animal. I hope these are the first of many. I know you work hard at this hobby and respect the history. Iím a big of fan of seeing you score these nice early coins. Well deserved
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  12. #27
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    Detect smarter, not harder.

    Mar 2014
    The NorthEast
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    I could have sworn I replied to your post, but I donít see it. Well, like Abe said, you killed it for your area. Kind of like the 5th person that colonized your region dropped those. Iím happy to see you found those two seated to match your reale.
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    Running totals:

    Hammered Silvers - 2
    Hammered Coppers - 1
    Milled Spanish Silver - 13
    Colonial State Coppers - 7
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    British & Other colonial Coppers - 102
    Slick coppers - too painful to talk about
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    Love token etched on 1859 seated Dime
    1852 Trimmy trimmy trime
    1831 Louis Phillippe 1st - 5 Franc
    1783 Nova Constelatio, Crosby-3C &. Crosby-1B
    1749 King George II Farthing (mint fresh)





    If it ain't at least seated, it aint Sh*t

  13. #28
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    Aug 2008
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    Wow - quite a coin spill! Great find.
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  14. #29

    Feb 2015
    Victor, CO...City of Mines
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    I would have flipped out finding two of those after a reale. Who knows what else flew off that string. I hope you find more!
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  15. #30
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    Jul 2012
    USA
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    Congrats again on an awesome set of finds! I bet you're right with them being together when lost. Would love to know the story behind how they did get dropped.
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