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    Jun 2012
    Northeast PA
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    Took a SEAT today! It ain't over yet!!!

    I couldn't stand the thought of my last post being the last of the year so i got out this morning with a friend before the rain hit for a few hours. We were doing a small Park when a guy approached Greg and gave permission for his farm fields. Greg made a nice find right away, me on the other hand it took a little bit but out popped this beautiful 1856 seated quarter! My oldest silver quarter and 2nd oldest United States silver coin. Still missing my barber quarter but I guess I'll settle for a seated! Silver 86 fty, thanks for looking and hh!Click image for larger version. 

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    Last edited by cjon455; Dec 05, 2017 at 05:55 PM.

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    Tony

    May 2013
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    Sweet seated congrats man...
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    So many old sites to hunt....so little time.

    Aug 2007
    Upstate NY
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    I'd skip a barber quarter any day of the week for a seated quarter. Awesome find!!
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    Best Finds:

    1786 Vermont Landscape Copper (Ryder 7 variety)
    1787 Vermont Copper
    1787 New Jersey Copper (Maris 63 variety)
    1797 and 1804 DBLCs
    George Washington Inaugural Button (GW 1 type)
    1872 Indian Head Cent (VF/EF condition)
    1866 Indian Head Cent (EF condition)
    1864 "L" Indian Head Cent
    Hard Times Tokens---2
    1840 Gen. Harrison Campaign Token
    1832 Nova Scotia Halfpenny Token
    Two cent pieces---7
    1721 King George I
    1732 King George II
    Barber Half dollars---3
    War Of 1812 Shoulder Belt Plate

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    us
    Sep 2011
    Denver, Colorado
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    TREASURE! Fantastic quarter, grats to ya and thanks for sharing.
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    Kevin

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    I say buy that nice farmer a beverage of his choice! Not often we get an invite without asking for it. Excellent score on the Seated Quarter. I have only found one in nine years hunting. Looks like you guys hit PAY DIRT!
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    “This Is My Creed I believe first in God, the same God in which my ancestors believed. I believe in Jesus Christ and that he is my saviour. Second, I believe in the Constitution of the Republic of the United States of America, without interpretation, as it was written and meant to work. I have given my sacred oath “to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States of America against all enemies foreign and domestic.” I intend to fulfill that oath. Third, I believe in the family unit and, in particular, my family unit. I have sworn that I will give my life, if it is required, in defense of God, the Constitution, or my family. Fourth, I believe that any man without principles that he is ready and willing to die for at any given moment is already dead and is of no use or consequence whatsoever. William Cooper August 3, 1990”
    ― Milton William Cooper, Behold a Pale Horse

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    Let he who hath no sin cast the first stone.

    Nov 2017
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    Beautiful bucket lister for sure! Was the spoon all in the same hole? Really cool that you found both halves!!
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    Prospector

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    That’s a fantastic Seated quarter, congratulations!
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    Silver Coin Fiend

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    So killer Chris, congrats on the sweet old silver coin.
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    Massachusetts
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    Congratualtions on the nice coin and relic hunt!
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    us
    Jan 2015
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    Congrats on your seated!
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    "Wise men still seek Him"

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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

    Apr 2016
    Abita Springs....Born in New Orleans
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    I would die if I found that beauty. Epic find my friend.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    us
    Jun 2012
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    Quote Originally Posted by park pirate View Post
    Sweet seated congrats man...
    thanks alot! It was a pretty big surprise

    Quote Originally Posted by Evolution View Post
    I'd skip a barber quarter any day of the week for a seated quarter. Awesome find!!
    thanks a lot I'm very appreciative of it but I'm dying to get a barber quarter

    Quote Originally Posted by xr7ator View Post
    TREASURE! Fantastic quarter, grats to ya and thanks for sharing.
    thank you!

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurios1 View Post
    I say buy that nice farmer a beverage of his choice! Not often we get an invite without asking for it. Excellent score on the Seated Quarter. I have only found one in nine years hunting. Looks like you guys hit PAY DIRT!
    thanks a lot! Yeah it was very weird for this guy to just stop and give us permission oh, he was telling us about people that used to hunt the property for arrowheads and he seemed quite interested

    Quote Originally Posted by can_slaw View Post
    Beautiful bucket lister for sure! Was the spoon all in the same hole? Really cool that you found both halves!!
    thanks and yes the spoon broke in plug

    Quote Originally Posted by scruggs View Post
    That’s a fantastic Seated quarter, congratulations!
    thanks scruggs

    Quote Originally Posted by Carolina Tom View Post
    So killer Chris, congrats on the sweet old silver coin.
    thanks Tom I knew it was old when I saw it in the hole!

  13. #13
    us
    Jun 2012
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    Quote Originally Posted by Truth1253 View Post
    I would die if I found that beauty. Epic find my friend.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Thanks! I was pretty pumped!

    Quote Originally Posted by McCDig View Post
    Congrats on your seated!
    thanks mcdig, now if I can only find that elusive Barber quarter!

    Quote Originally Posted by Professor of Engineering View Post
    Congratualtions on the nice coin and relic hunt!
    thanks professor!

  14. #14
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    Rust never rests

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    Nice quarter,and a bucket list for most of us.
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    Great finds Cjon! Hey, I've found a couple Barber quarters, but no Seated...trade!?...lol. Congrats on your new permission and great stuff...Ddf
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