The Giving Beach gives up some more silver, including my first Franklin Half Dollar!

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I went back to The Giving Beach (yeah, I named it) today to see what it wanted me to take home this time. As you'll see in the pics below, I had plenty of targets, and it took me about two hours before I came across a small section of the beach which had a few older coins. (This section moves frequently, so it's always fun to work the shore until I find it.) I came up with another 1935 Buffalo nickel in pretty good shape, three silver coins, and a few wheat pennies (although I don't know the dates of the pennies yet, as I haven't cleaned them.) The silvers included a 1957 Roosevelt dime, a 1942 Mercury dime, and a 1952 Franklin half dollar. This is my first half dollar found metal detecting, so I was pretty excited! Below are the before and after pics for the coins I did clean. As you'll see, the beach was unkind to the silver coins, but I love them anyway! Thanks for looking and may your next adventure bring you something that makes you smile!

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1935 Buffalo Nickel Obverse Pre-cleaning.jpg
1935 Buffalo Nickel Obverse Post-cleaning.jpg

1935 Buffalo Nickel Reverse Pre-cleaning.jpg
1935 Buffalo Nickel Reverse Post-cleaning.jpg

1957 Dime Obverse Pre-cleaning.jpg
1957 Dime Obverse Post-cleaning.jpg

1942 Dime Obverse Pre-cleaning.jpg
1942 Dime Obverse Post-cleaning.jpg

1952 Half Dollar Obverse Pre-cleaning.jpg
1952 Half Dollar Obverse Post-cleaning.jpg

1952 Half Dollar Reverse Pre-cleaning.jpg
1952 Half Dollar Reverse Post-cleaning.jpg
 
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Nice bunch of finds, too bad the beach was so hard on them, how did you clean them?
 
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Nice job finding a beach that wasn't hiding all the good stuff!
 

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Lot of digging. Congrats on the finds.:icon_thumright:
 

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Really nice beach hunt. Congrats on the Franklin!
 
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Lot of digging. Congrats on the finds.:icon_thumright:

Thanks! It didn't seem like a lot of digging at the time. I didn't know I had that many coins until I emptied my finds pouch at home!
 
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Tom, that certainly was a beach hunt to remember for quite some time. Congrats on your first silver half,
 

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