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« on: March 23, 2011, 04:29:44 PM »


The sun was shining and I was in the mood for some coin shooting so over 3.5 hours I had 100 good targets
and a good couple of dozen rubbish signals.

Besides 2 x 1 coins, a pile of 2p pieces I had quite a few Victorian coins plus Edward pennies.

Out popped an 1897 silver Half Dollar, a silver 3d, and a silver sixpence, plus Scooby Doo hair clip!  Grin

I'm chuffed with the silver half dollar as you don't find many of that date!



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« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2011, 05:51:59 PM »

Well done mate like the half dollar
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« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2011, 06:51:35 PM »

Thats a busy site Bob - love the half dollar.

Always nice to find silver not from these shores! It makes you wonder how it got here.

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« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2011, 08:04:52 PM »

Thats a busy site Bob - love the half dollar.

Always nice to find silver not from these shores! It makes you wonder how it got here.

cheers
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I also found an old Girl Guide badge so me thinks she was canoodling with an American G.I.  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2011, 10:32:36 PM »

Well done bob some good finds
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« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2011, 11:23:55 PM »

Nice finds well done m8  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2011, 02:22:17 AM »

Great amount of finds in a short period great detecting
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« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2011, 05:48:56 PM »


The coin that I thought was a silver sixpence turned out, after cleaning and research, to be a 1900
silver 50 centimes French coin. Quite worn and I'm proud I was able to ID it without Peter the Pie's
help !!!  Wink

I was pretty whacked after 2 hours but kept on. Great exercise.
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« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2011, 05:54:49 PM »

welldone fella lovely half-doller great stuff rjm.
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« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2011, 06:00:07 PM »


Thanks Ray. Probably my first and only silver half or full dollar or even quarter dollar !!!

Still after my first gold coin...........Grrrr!  Grin
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