Christmas Came a Little Early...LC's, Spanish Silver and Gold

Silvermonkey

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Yesterday was a hunt to remember! Things started off with a bang ( a golden one), and only got better from there. I was off in a section of woods where I recently found a Barber and Seated quarter. My first signal of the day turned out to be a big, beautiful gold class ring...Texas A & M- 1986. The ring has an inscription, so hopefully I can locate the owner.

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The rest of the hunt was a bit of a blur. I came across a spill of Draped Bust LC's, and what I think is a 2 Maravedis Fernando VII ( 1812-1817). It's quite small ( 3.4 g, 22 mm) and you can barely see a bust on the obverse.

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The highlight of the trip was a 1731- s King Phillip V one real. This was also part of a pocket spill that contained a 1723 Woods Hibernia half cent

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This was my best hunt of the year in terms of quantity of colonial era coins. It certainly will be hard to top! Good luck to all, and HH!

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ArfieBoy

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Outstanding, excellent finds! Super congratulations! Thank you for sharing with all of us!
 

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