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    1853-O Seated Half-Dime Today

    My field of dreams keeps giving. Today I found my 3rd silver, an 1853-O Seated Half-Dime.
    We are expecting Snow-mageddon starting tomorrow so it's nice to go out with a bang.

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    Nice. Those are hard to get.
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    Oh man really cool find! A seated anything is high on my list to dig! Congrats on the seated!
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    Thats one amazing coin!! Congratulations!
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    Love that silver Gopher, Congrats!!! "D"
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    Sweet find!
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    Ain’t nothing wrong with that find! Congratulations.
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    Amazing coin. Donít see those too often. Well done!!
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    Sweet!!! Congrats!!!
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    Will you attempt to clean it up or leave it as is? Nice find for sure! Gary
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    Quote Originally Posted by ToddsPoint View Post
    Will you attempt to clean it up or leave it as is? Nice find for sure! Gary
    It's 75% silver and I already ran it under warm water with a brush. That is the cleanest I could get it. I would like to get the dark spots off and I'm open to suggestion on how to do that.
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    I'd leave that patina (black spots) on there. It took that girl a long time to get that way. JMHO.

    Electrolysis will remove the stain, as will a scrub with baking soda and water paste.

    Congrats on the sweet little coin!
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    Congrats on the Great find. I would leave as is, love patina
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