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  1. #1
    pr
    Aug 2013
    Puerto Rico
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    First piece of Eight

    Wow I was sweeping my detector and screamin signal on my F75 80-81, sounded like a surface taget and bam there it was! Just lying on the top of the soil. Its even counter stamped. Looks like #3 Click image for larger version. 

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  2. #2
    us
    Jul 2010
    Pittsburgh, PA
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    Congrats on your first bit!
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  3. #3
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    us
    Jul 2017
    Northwest Arkansas
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    That’s awesome treasure mate, congrats to you!

  4. #4
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    DiggerKid

    Jul 2014
    Spotsylvania VA
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    Wow congrats that's a nice piece of silver!
    Never stop hunting

  5. #5
    us
    Apr 2018
    Mountain Maryland
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    It gives you a great feeling to find a treasure like that. Terrific.

    Keep swingin.
    If you’re not digging trash you are missing treasure.

  6. #6
    us
    Been there...Dug that

    Mar 2015
    Northern Illinois
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    How cool! Good work! 🙌

    Sent from my HTC Desire 510 using TreasureNet.com mobile app
    "There's GOLD in them thar hills! Well...at least a coupla nice Mercs."

  7. #7
    us
    Silver Coin Fiend

    Apr 2014
    Charlotte
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    That’s a sweet slice of Spanish silver, and the counter stamp makes it all the cooler. Congrats!

  8. #8
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    Charlie

    Feb 2015
    New York/Florida
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    That’s a sweet piece of spanish silver ,and the counter stamp
    Makes it all the cooler . Congrats !
    Eastcoast

  9. #9
    us
    beachcomber, treasure hunter, fisherman

    Jun 2016
    FL keys
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    Great work down there !! Congrats !! Hope your getting back in the swing after the hurricane !!

  10. #10
    us
    The Hoover Boys

    Feb 2008
    Coinslaughtersville
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    That is a gorgeous cut silver. First one you find also has a counterstamp?! Double bucket lister.

  11. #11
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    us
    Oct 2014
    Massachusetts
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    Congratualtions on the beautiful cut silver!

  12. #12
    Awesome find! Congratulations!
    Da Deus Fortunae

  13. #13
    ca
    May 2008
    Omega, F75, AT Pro
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    The counter stamp is way cool.
    Looks just shy of 2 bits.

  14. #14
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    Dan

    Feb 2016
    Petersburg Virginia
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    Congratulations on your first piece of eight! I remember when I found my first piece I had never seen one in person but as soon as I had a glimpse of it I knew what it was. Great feeling and keep posting your finds!
    TheCaribbeanDigger likes this.
    Dig it!

  15. #15
    us
    Apr 2018
    Northern Rockies
    Minelab Equinox 800
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    568 times
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    Nice chunk of silver!

 

 
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