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    First find of the new year

    Well, went to an old home site, it seems they were all bulldozed over in the georgia area. Found an IH about two inches down. It is slightly bent from the dozer and I can't get a date off of it. It is a 18X6.

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    Here's the junk and some Lincoln's off to the left.

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    Congrats on the IHP!!
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    Congrats. Looks to me to possibly be a fatty indian minted between 1859 to early 1864. Does it seem to thicker than your other indians?
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    Nice going on the IH.
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    Congratualtions on the IH cent!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yak1366 View Post
    Congrats on the IHP!!
    When I first pulled it out I thought it was! but it has a really thick patina/mineral build up plus the last digit would put it later.

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    1896? Congratulations!

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    Very nice!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terry Soloman View Post
    1896? Congratulations!
    I think so...but then it starts looking like an 8 when I go to make up my mind. Haha.

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    Love the IHP

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    A bent Indian is better than no Indian !

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