sesquicentennial 1776-1926 silver half

jfx55

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found this on sunday. they are doing a large tear out for sidewalks and it was in a plie of dirt. frist for me-! i mean i found silver halfs over the years but what are odds finding one of these! cleaned up nice it was really black in spots. will be hitting some soybean fields this weekend for some relics.
 

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goldencoin

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Nice, except it looks a little rubbed... Keep it up!

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Wldbil

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First time I have seen one... Great Coin. Big congrats to you :icon_thumright:
 

jeff of pa

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70monte68

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was just looking in the book myself. Great coin!!!
Not many produced either.
 

The Beep Goes On

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"Of the 1,000,528 half dollars (528 of them assay coins) struck at the Philadelphia Mint in May and June of 1926, 859,408 were returned there later for melting, resulting in a "net" mintage of 140,592 pieces."

Sweet.
 

steelheadwill

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First Ive heard or seen, Great find!!!
140,000! there aren't many of those left! thanks for sharing! :thumbsup:
 

Indiana Digger

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Wow! I didn't know those even existed. Very cool find. Thanks for sharing! :icon_thumright:


~Indiana Digger~
 

RiverRat3

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Wow, very nice and rare find. My heart would still be pounding....
 

KyFreeBird

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:hello2: :icon_thumleft: W O W !!!!!!!!!!!! Great big o'l silver !!!!!!!!!!!! A Rarity !!!!!!!!!!!

I vote B A N N E R !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congradulations !!!!
 

HISPAN

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nice silver half .... congrats! :thumbsup:
 
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jfx55

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thanks all hope it gets a nod for banner-! :icon_thumright:
 

cheffer

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that is a nice coin, congratulations....
 

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