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  1. #16
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    Jun 2015
    ES of Maryland
    XP Deus Minelab Equinox
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    Sweet first year capped half dime. Got a first year seated half dime the other day myself
    Last edited by toasted; Dec 06, 2017 at 06:19 PM.
    Favorite finds
    Silver Pomander c. 1700- 17th century buckles- Cut Pine Tree Shilling- Louis XIV 4 Sols- 10 Spanish Cobs- Cut Pistareen-1759 Half Real-colonial silver cufflinks-1781 Half Real-gold cufflink- 1814 Half Real-1827 & 1831 Mexico Republic One Reales-1830 Bust Dime-1852 Gold $1-40 Seated silvers-5 Trimes-1865 French 50 centimes love token- 6 gold rings

  2. #17
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    May 2015
    Richmond,Va
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    Banner Finds (3)
    Congrats!!

  3. #18
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    CASPER

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    NEW ENGLAND
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    Honorable Mentions (5)
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  4. #19
    us
    Oct 2016
    Vermont
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    Those are AWESOME finds! wow! a capped bust half dime, a dream coin! The other finds are really cool, too!
    Notable 2018 Finds So Far

    Coins: 1782 Spanish 1/2 real, King George I & II halfpennies, 1859 Canadian Large Cent, 1803, 1808, 1851, 1853 Large Cents, 1867 Shield Nickel, 5 IHP's, 2 mercury dimes, 1949 Roosevelt dime

    Relics: Civil War eagle Infantry button, mid 1800's heelplate with heart, ornate 1800's watch winding key, flat button-style cufflink featuring the HMS Victory, giant skeleton key, many flat buttons,

  5. #20
    us
    Nov 2008
    Pikes Peak
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    That dime is fantastic Congrats !!!!

  6. #21
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    Three Amigo Detecting

    Sep 2010
    Out Diggin Silver
    AT-PRO,DFX DX-1, CLASSIC 111, Garrett pro-pointer
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    Metal Detecting
    That's some great finds you dug there.

  7. #22
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    Detect smarter, not harder.

    Mar 2014
    17th century
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    Great work man. Now go get an even older US silver!


    "Take the detecta-drama elsewhere - I'm just here to dig!"


    Running totals:

    Hammered Silvers - 2
    Hammered Coppers - 1
    Milled Spanish Silver - 14
    Transitional US State Coppers - 9
    United States Cent/Half cent Coppers - 131
    British & Other colonial Coppers - 107
    Slick coppers - too painful to talk about
    Silver Coins - We’ll over a 1000

    Favourite Finds:
    1665 1-reale Spanish Cob
    Revolutionary War stirrup
    1812 2nd Regiment Artillarists pewter button
    1695 Willam 3rd Halfpenny in excellent condition
    G.W. Inagural Buttons - 6 Point Estoile cuff variety
    Love token etched on 1859 seated Dime
    1831 Louis Phillippe 1st - 5 Franc
    1783 Nova Constelatio, Crosby-3C &. Crosby-1B
    1749 Regal King George II Farthing
    1776 Counter King George iii





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

  8. #23
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    Jul 2010
    Pittsburgh, PA
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    That's a nice assortment spanning quite a few years. Congrats on the stunning half dime. What does the back of the brooch look like?
    Spanish Silver Totals
    Cut Pieces = 18
    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
    1697 William III 6-pence
    Rev War Buttons
    3rd Battalion PA, Hartley's Regiment, USA, (4) 18th Royal Irish, (2) Rattlesnake & Stars

  9. #24
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    May 2015
    Richmond,Va
    Teknetics T2 Limited Edition
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    Banner Finds (3)

    Back of brooch

    Back of brooch
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  10. #25
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    Feb 2014
    Lowcountry, South Carolina
    CTX-3030, Equinox 800, Deus XP, Garrett Pro Pointer
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    Solid haul, congrats on the bust silver
    2018 Best Coins

    -1713 Columbia 2 escudos counterfeit
    -1722 Rosa Americana 1/2 Penny
    -1722 Rosa Americana Penny
    -1723 Rosa Americana Twopence
    -1727-1760 KGII
    -1739/1786 1/2 Real
    -1781/1797 1 Real
    -1783 Nova Constellatio
    -1805, 1816 LC

    2018 Best Relics

    -18th century gold ring
    -Rattlesnake button
    -82nd Regiment of Foot
    -British neck stock
    -18th century toy cannon
    -1819 Navy officer button
    -1820s Patriotic cockade button
    -SC militia button
    -Confederate artillery button

  11. #26
    us
    Standing Firm in the Faith, Wherever I May Roam- Nothing Else Matters

    Jan 2006
    Cape Cod
    Minelab Explorer SE Pro, Explorer XS, Fisher CZ6A
    1,964
    1914 times
    Metal Detecting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Congrats on the sweet half-dime and other great finds!

    -- Jeff --
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  12. #27
    us
    Jul 2010
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Fisher F75, Garrett AT Gold, XP Deus, Fisher 1270
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gregg3131 View Post
    Back of brooch
    Sorry I can't give you any firm info on the brooch. My gut feel is 1850 to 1900.
    Spanish Silver Totals
    Cut Pieces = 18
    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
    1697 William III 6-pence
    Rev War Buttons
    3rd Battalion PA, Hartley's Regiment, USA, (4) 18th Royal Irish, (2) Rattlesnake & Stars

  13. #28
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    Dan

    Feb 2016
    Petersburg Virginia
    Deus, Others
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    Relic Hunting
    Great finds! We're fortunate to be in Va to Hunt.

  14. #29
    us
    Jul 2012
    USA
    Minelab E-Trac
    1,746
    2362 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    That Half Dime is a beauty! Congrats!

  15. #30
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    Oct 2013
    Topsham, Maine
    Teknetics T2 SE w/15' SEF Coil/ Minelab GPX 4500/2 Garrett Pro Pointers/3 Sets Killer B Headphones/ Koss Headphones/ Detekniy Wireless headphone Adapter
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    That’s a killer early US silver man. Congrats
    "Life which is lived without zest and adventure-is not life at all."
    -F.A. Mitchell-Hedges, British Explorer
    2017 BEST FINDS
    -1723 KG1
    -Colonial Cufflinks
    Oldest Coin To Date: 1652 Pine Tree Shilling NOE 29
    Colonial Silver To Date: 11
    Hammered Coins To Date: 1664 Potosi Mint COB
    1653 Copper Cob

 

 
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