My Oldest Seated

ggossage

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Popped a beauty out of the ground this morning in moist soil at about 4 inches deep in the front lawn of a property whose owner was kind enough to give me permission to dig. VDI 78-79 with the DFX/D2 coil in correlate mode. Had been digging wheats for an hour or so when I found it....sure was a welcome surprise. This beats my oldest American silver by 12 years.
 

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DigginThePast

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Sweet find. :icon_thumright: Congrats.

Looks good for almost 170 years old. :thumbsup:
 

rodgerdodger

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Nice 1841 Seated Liberty Dime . Now I don't know the difference in the mint mark
being o and large O.
Lets hope it's a large O.
roger
 

Deepdiger60

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Good find :icon_thumleft: you could have a key date dime ? check it out Good hunt :thumbsup: Dd60
 

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ANTIQUARIAN

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Beautiful find :icon_thumright:
Don't you just love when you pop out something that old! :notworthy:
 

mainer

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Great coin. And one of the first years of the seated libertys. :icon_thumleft:
 

DigginThePast

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Deepdiger60 said:
Good find :icon_thumleft: you could have a key date dime ? check it out Good hunt :thumbsup: Dd60

Good post Deepdiger. :icon_thumright: I started to take a close look at the mint mark last night but had to get off the computer.
 

dogcaught

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nice dig greg, maybe we can get out and hunt again sometime. JJ
 
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Thanks for the comments everyone and thanks for the info Deepdiger60; I doubt the coin would grade VF, but it'd still be interesting to know if my find fits the profile of the rare type you describe. How can I go about comparing the reverse of my coin with the "Reverse F" you cited?

Dogcaught, I'd be glad to have company on my next hunt--I'm pretty much limited to weekends, but let me know when you'd like to go. gg
 

DigginThePast

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This "o" looks different than the others to me. :icon_scratch:
 

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Ok, here's mine again with a closeup shot...sorry, had to use demo software. Like to hear your opinions--thank you.
 

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Mr Tuff

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nice oldie :icon_thumleft: MR TUFF
 

EagleDown

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I'm not an expert by any means, but comparing pictures, it appears to be a small o to me.

Congratulations. Great find.

Eagle
 

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