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    Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    Hi everyone!! Haven't had much time recently to get onto the net with work being pretty busy. Hopefully things will slow up a bit now. Got out to a field that Rick and I found when he was out here last week on our spring hunt. (will make a separate post with the finds) I found the best coin I have every found, an 1826 Bust half dollar in pristine condition. Also the major part of a volunteer militia Cap insignia from 1840-1850. I looked for over an hour for the rest of it, but no luck. Am going back though. My friend Dave who was with me came up with two large coppers, an 1851 and an 1834. This field is one of the best we have come across. Just have to wait for them to cut it. Grass is almost 18 inches high and makes you tired real quick. Thanks for looking....Lance
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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!!

    That is in awesome condition!!!!!....Just wow......
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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!!

    Great finds, very nice. What a hunt WTG
    Glenn

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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    Beautiful coin, definitely banner material. Congratulations
    Time is nothing, timing is everything.

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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    That baby should be on the banner! Grats.
    If it's there, I'll find it.

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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    I agree, banner! That is an AWESOME find!! Good luck next time you go.
    Christopher Hill

    "During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell

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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SUPER FIND GREAT JOB. IT HAS TO BE WORTH QUITE A FEW BUCKS

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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    fantastic! congratulations
    Debby

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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    Incredible half. A Super Congrats to you. Can't wait to see what else is found when the grass gets cut. WOW!
    FINDING NEEDLES IN HAYSTACKS, IT'S WHAT I DO.

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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    Thats just AWESOME !!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    WOW WOW WOW it looks as if I went home too soon!!!! I am so happy for you guys can't wait to see what else comes out of that field. I agree BANNER

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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    That coin is way to cool....The only way I will evercome into possession of one of those is too purchase it....Banner....Steve

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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    INCREDIBLE!!! BANNER BANNER BANNER!!! GREAT HUNTING!!!

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    So many old sites to hunt....so little time.

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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    That is the most beautiful half dollar I have ever seen....hands down. Unbelievable find. Congrats and I agree with the banner idea. Consider this another nomination.
    Best Finds:

    1786 Vermont Landscape Copper (Ryder 7 variety)
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    Re: Oh Baby, what a day!!! 1826 Bust Half!!

    im speechless! banner!
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