We found a possible cache in a field! Seated coins all over.

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A few days ago my friend and I hit an older farm in hopes to detect the fields. We had already hit the front and side yards earlier last season with only a couple older coppers but many other period items like buttons, spoons and more.

This time we started in the grass and corn rows only to be a little discouraged by the lack of signals and tall corn stalks. We were swinging an area of field closer to the home and about to try door knocking another spot when my buddy said COIN! Seated dime in amazing condition. Then, about 20' away he pops another seated liberty coin. An 1876 quarter!

We started slowing down and tightening up our search and were rewarded with 8 total seated coins and 2 shield nickels! The only thing we can think of was this is a buried cache of coins that was displaced by a few ploughs of the field! Here are my finds for the morning. My friend found his 1876 dime, 1876 quarter, and I believe an 1860's half dime!

Sometimes the hobby catches you off guard!

Thanks for looking and HH!
 

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A few days ago my friend and I hit an older farm in hopes to detect the fields. We had already hit the front and side yards earlier last season with only a couple older coppers but many other period items like buttons, spoons and more.

This time we started in the grass and corn rows only to be a little discouraged by the lack of signals and tall corn stalks. We were swinging an area of field closer to the home and about to try door knocking another spot when my buddy said COIN! Seated dime in amazing condition. Then, about 20' away he pops another seated liberty coin. An 1876 quarter!

We started slowing down and tightening up our search and were rewarded with 8 total seated coins and 2 shield nickels! The only thing we can think of was this is a buried cache of coins that was displaced by a few ploughs of the field! Here are my finds for the morning. My friend found his 1876 dime, 1876 quarter, and I believe an 1860's half dime!

Sometimes the hobby catches you off guard!

Thanks for looking and HH!
Looks like a nice cache recovery. Congratulations on your finds!
 

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A few days ago my friend and I hit an older farm in hopes to detect the fields. We had already hit the front and side yards earlier last season with only a couple older coppers but many other period items like buttons, spoons and more.

This time we started in the grass and corn rows only to be a little discouraged by the lack of signals and tall corn stalks. We were swinging an area of field closer to the home and about to try door knocking another spot when my buddy said COIN! Seated dime in amazing condition. Then, about 20' away he pops another seated liberty coin. An 1876 quarter!

We started slowing down and tightening up our search and were rewarded with 8 total seated coins and 2 shield nickels! The only thing we can think of was this is a buried cache of coins that was displaced by a few ploughs of the field! Here are my finds for the morning. My friend found his 1876 dime, 1876 quarter, and I believe an 1860's half dime!

Sometimes the hobby catches you off guard!

Thanks for looking and HH!
Hey, that’s Banner find for sure!
I’m going to watch your posts after this - keep digging…!
 

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Thanks! We do believe there is a lot more to be found there. I dug my dime at depth and one quarter was on the 10" range so there has to be some deeper locked in the iron! Hope the owner will plough this area up.
I 'd be like a Hawk sitting atop of a power line alongside of a mice infested field.
 

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Awesome finds for sure! Any chance of you posting a picture of the reverse side of those beauties? Congrats and best wishes for continued good luck.
 

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Congrats on the silver, certainly a day to be remembered for many moons.

The holed dome was probably a coin that was strung/sewn into the lining of a coat for safe keeping.
Usually a Love Token will be inscribed on one side, or have the opposing bend in the coin.
To put a providence of it being a Civil War Love Token, I can't see it.
 
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Congrats on the silver, certainly a day to be remembered for many moons.

The holed dome was probably a coin that was strung/sewn into the lining of a coat for safe keeping.
Usually a Love Token will be inscribed on one side, or have the opposing bend in the coin.
To put a providence of it being a Civil War Love Token, I can't see it.
Thanks Pepper! I agree on the CW token/dime.
 

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Sweet looking mitt full.
Good write up on the quarter.
Just the dime and the quarter are a different toning to them, was your buddy's clean or toned?
 
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Sweet looking mitt full.
Good write up on the quarter.
Just the dime and the quarter are a different toning to them, was your buddy's clean or toned?

Shows all the finds.

I started rolling my camera the moment I got into my first quarter signal. I knew something was going on.
 

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