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  1. #1
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    Mar 2017
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    Large Find For a City Park

    I installed the Minelab Equinox 3.0 software update the other day and have been anxious to try it out. I like to use parks to test new machines and software updates because of the variety of targets that they hold. I have found some leftover silver at this particular park in the past, so I figured that I would try my luck while testing the new Equinox software. At best, I figured that I might dig a wheat penny, maybe a silver Roosevelt dime. I was not however expecting this;

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    The park was donated to the city around 1919, the land belonged to a wealthy family and was actively used prior to being a city park. This is one of the hardest hit sites in my area, and just look what was still there! This hobby is wild!

  2. #2
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    Jul 2016
    Central MI
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    Awesome Largie!
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  3. #3
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    Western Mass
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    This hobby is wild! Nice large Mike, can't believe it came out of there. Maybe there's a few seated coins kicking around!
    seek and ye shall find sayeth the Lord

  4. #4
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    Aug 2017
    SW Missouri/Oklahoma
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    Very Nice!!! Congrats!!!
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  5. #5
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    Dec 2015
    Ann Arbor
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    Nice find its not how many times the place has been hunted its who hunted it that matters Good job. I haven done the update on mine its been a couple years let us know if you like it better with the update.....Tommy
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  6. #6
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    May 2020
    San Jose, CA
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    Wow...great find...congrats!
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  7. #7
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    Apr 2016
    Abita Springs La....Born in New Orleans
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    Wow that is incredible I have not found my first large sent yet itís on my bucket list. Iím starting to think they didnít even use them down south.
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  8. #8
    Feb 2020
    Eastern Ohio
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    Isn't it cool when you dig a Large Cent when your not expecting it at all !

    Congrats !
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    San Diego
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    You live in Massachusetts, don't you trip over large cents every day?
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  10. #10
    Apr 2013
    Eastern Massachusetts
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    We don't find LC's every day's more like every other day. Congrats to you ss! It's always great to find a coin that more or less pre-dates the property. Well done!!!
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