1806 Heraldic Eagle Draped Bust 25 C

PowerDubs

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Went in the woods with a friend hunting yesterday. He went one way.. but I had to pee so I went the other way.

I found an 1918 wheat, then another 1918 wheat.. and then a large flat button so I stayed in that area.

I saw a rock- and thought to myself- "I can imagine someone sitting on that"...so I walked over to it scanning.

Right next to the rock is where I found this.

It is my oldest silver, my oldest U.S. coin, my oldest quarter, and probably my rarest coin if I had to guess (no idea on old British coppers, but they are always rotted anyway)

Made my day!! IMG_1133.JPG IMG_1134.JPG
 
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I've seen dimes and half-dimes of this period, but I'm truly having a difficult time remembering ever seeing a Draped quarter ever being posted, anywhere. Just an incredible coin- Congrats on a stellar find!!
 

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Awesome find. That coin is high up on my bucket list. I always do that with rocks too, but it has not paid off for me yet. Congrats!
 

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value from a 2010 red book shows150.00 to 400.00
 
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Thanks guys!!

I didn't realize how unusual this was until my friend told me that the U.S didn't start making coins until 1793- and a website talking about this coin says they only made a little over 206k and estimates there are less than 5k 'survivors'.

Definitely going in my display. :)
 

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WOW ... an ultra rare and fantastic find - congrats !:occasion14:
And yes ... a Banner find for sure !
 

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Very hard to to find US silver that early, and it's all the more difficult to find such age in a quarter denomination. Simple a fantastic find. Congrats. Banner!:notworthy::hello2::headbang:
 

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