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flat out awesome!  I have yet to get a half older than 1917.  perfect way for you to break into 1800s.

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9 minutes ago, rod-pa said:

flat out awesome!  I have yet to get a half older than 1917.  perfect way for you to break into 1800s.

My oldest coins before this were two 1961 pennies.  My proudest find before this was a shotgun shell end from 1900-1906, based on the inscription.  I'm still proud of the shotgun shell, but I like silver better.  😀

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On 6/4/2020 at 5:39 PM, Mike Hillis said:

I enjoyed your write up, CmonNow.   Nice coin for a first silver, too.    

Since you personalized it with the nick you might as well put it in a bezel and wear it.    A metal detector brand t-shirt and that coin around your neck may well get you some good private property permissions.

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Mike

 

That's and idea.

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Sa-weet…!!!!   My only seated half was also an 1853 in a little better shape.  Great find and you'll enjoy the memory, as I do mine, for many years....!!!!

PS...I usually ding my good finds too....lmao!   😉

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