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  1. #16
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    Silver Coin Fiend

    Apr 2014
    Charlotte
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    Quote Originally Posted by DFW_THer View Post
    ok i guess
    You are slipping sir, better pick up the pace. How could let KF find this? it seems like a Brad Show find to me.

    GL brother.

  2. #17
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    May 2012
    Chicago
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    Unreal find Kurt. Enjoy your videos every Wednesday!

    Voting banner now
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  3. #18
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    Oct 2014
    Massachusetts
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    Awesome old copper find, congratulations!
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  4. #19
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    Aug 2007
    Upstate NY
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    Great find Kurt, Love the videos I think I've watched them all a few times. Just saw an older one where one of you guys got your first Largie and you didn't rub a rosie
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    Low & Slow 2C Below

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    SW Washington
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    Awesome find thanx for sharing!

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  6. #21
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    Apr 2013
    Eastern Massachusetts
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    Spectacular find Kurt! Such a rare piece too. Congrats!
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  7. #22

    Sep 2013
    New England
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    Great find . A very valuable coin even in dug condition. My guess would be a few thousand dollars. I agree with those who commented on cleaning; less is more. And as far as” professional” cleaning unless it’s someone at a museum I’d be very skeptical. Once it’s really messed with it will loose patina and in my opinion it’s unique character.And if you aren’t going to sell it why bother. Also your coin would appeal to a coin collector who for instance wants it to complete a large cent collection or wants a coin for a type set. A collector of high end coins would be much less interested. In any event awesome find.
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  8. #23
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    Jun 2015
    ES of Maryland
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    Maybe the third or fourth chain cent to appear on Tnet since I started detecting in 2015. Colonial gold (if it is indeed colonial) is probably as rare a find though. If that ring was marked or engraved(posy ring) it would surpass the toasted chain cent by far in my mind. Not many youtubers hunting colonial as I would like to see so keep up the good work
    Last edited by toasted; Jan 04, 2018 at 12:10 PM.
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  9. #24
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    RECON DIRECTOR

    Dec 2016
    New jersey
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    I watched you dig it up yesterday.. awesome find!
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  10. #25
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    I'm from Mexico

    Dec 2015
    Baltimore
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    Congrats Kurt to u and Bill always find amazing stuff
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  11. #26
    So many old sites to hunt....so little time.

    Aug 2007
    Upstate NY
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    Phenomenal coin! Excellent job giving some history of the coin's design and why it was changed. I actually learned something. Congrats brother.

    <------- Fist bump while holding beers.

    Rob
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  12. #27
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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

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    Abita Springs....Born in New Orleans
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    I watched your video yesterday on YouTube. Iíve never even heard of that cent until then. Thank you so much to all you guys for everything you do. Congratulations on the BANNER find.
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  13. #28

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    Watched the vid yesterday Kurt, congrats bro! I'm glad the reverse is legible. Also extremely cool that you can see Lady Liberty's forehead, eyes and nose. What a great find.

    Keep it up!
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  14. #29
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    Freaking AWESOME!

  15. #30

    Jul 2016
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    That's it! I'm heading south from Michigan and relocating to the east coast somewhere! Congrats always enjoy the videos. Brad is spitting dirt somewhere I just feel it.

 

 
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