1820 Capped Bust Dime

Bharpring

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Dug only my second capped bust dime, this one is an 1820 Capped Bust Dime (cleaned only with distilled water). Also dug an early bone button and KGIII Hibernia.


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cudamark

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Nice find! It's a shame it's scratched. It would have graded pretty nice....probably XF
 

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Dug only my second capped bust dime, this one is an 1820 Capped Bust Dime (cleaned only with distilled water). Also dug an early bone button and KGIII Hibernia.


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Don't know diddly about buttons, but i know that is a beautiful coin. Congratulations.
 

Florida Finder

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Dug only my second capped bust dime, this one is an 1820 Capped Bust Dime (cleaned only with distilled water). Also dug an early bone button and KGIII Hibernia.


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All great finds. I particularly love that capped bust dimes. Congratulations
 

Ocean7

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Dug only my second capped bust dime, this one is an 1820 Capped Bust Dime (cleaned only with distilled water). Also dug an early bone button and KGIII Hibernia.
that's a very nice coin and pretty rare to dig! Congrats on a great find! :thumbsup:
 

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Bharpring

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Nice find! It's a shame it's scratched. It would have graded pretty nice....probably XF

Yes, the scratches bring the grade down for sure. It also has environmental damage. I have submitted a number of dug coins to NGC that were in much better condition than this one. Almost all of them came back marked "environmental damage." It is very rare to dig a coin that is gradable.

Thanks!
 

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Congrats on the old silver=a great memory for a good many moons. :occasion14:

In the video you digging away dirt in a systematic way.
Was that because of the depth and they were out of the detecting range?
 

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Dug only my second capped bust dime, this one is an 1820 Capped Bust Dime (cleaned only with distilled water). Also dug an early bone button and KGIII Hibernia.


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Congrats!! There's a certain mystique finding a capped bust I believe!
 

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Dug only my second capped bust dime, this one is an 1820 Capped Bust Dime (cleaned only with distilled water). Also dug an early bone button and KGIII Hibernia.


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Beautiful coin, that capped, love the design! Perhaps one will show up in a coinstar someday....one can dream. :). Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘
 

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