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Really nice 1873 Indian, silver & more..
Posted by: JeffInMass
Date: October 08, 2018 07:16PM
I took advantage of a holiday off and great weather and drove off the Cape to a park on the South Shore, where I've have good success in the past. Seems all the recent rains brought out lots of previously-missed signals. Was going along with a bunch of wheat pennies and one Indian, then hit an area where I had 2 multi-coin penny spills (one had 2 in one hole, the other 4) and 2 Barber dimes, all within a 10 square foot section. The best thing was, all of these finds were right near some poorly replaced, recently-dug holes made by detectorists before me- I love that!

Most interesting find was this sterling pin- I can't find an exact match anywhere. Please let me know if you have a positive ID.

Finds were 1897 & 1914 Barber dimes, 1873 and a no-date Indian, and a dozen wheats- no good dates.

Hope you all got out and made some good finds today. Enjoy the pics and HH all!

-- Jeff --





Re: Really nice 1873 Indian, silver & more..
Posted by: DougF
Date: October 09, 2018 02:57PM
Great finds - can't find an exact match for the pin, but it's an "E" award from WW II, probably from early in the war, since later on they merged the separate Army and Navy awards into one award.



SE Pro since Aug. 2009, located in Maryland.

Re: Really nice 1873 Indian, silver & more..
Posted by: Ted S
Date: October 09, 2018 03:16PM
Nice hunt you had there!

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Re: Really nice 1873 Indian, silver & more..
Posted by: MikeO
Date: October 12, 2018 02:38PM
Nice coin digs Jeff. Really like the Jostens pin.



Detecting since 1979
Findmall member since 2000
Became a dedicated Minelab user in 2000 with a XS

Favorite find ever a 1834 Half Dime (15 years ago)
Oldest coin ever found a 1734 Real (11 years ago)

One of my favotites from 2012 season an 1857 Flying Eagle Cent.
http://www.findmall.com/read.php?19,1795264,1795264#msg-1795264

Favorite coin from 2013 season an 1835 Capped Bust Dime.
http://www.findmall.com/read.php?19,1962866,1962866

Favorite coin of 2014 so far an 1849 Large Cent.
http://www.findmall.com/read.php?19,2034861,2034861#msg-2034861

Favorite Silver of 2014 an 1854 Seated Half Dime.
http://www.findmall.com/read.php?19,2106714

A hunt that will likely never be repeated. Silver Three Center and Seated.
http://www.findmall.com/read.php?19,2115392,2115392#msg-2115392

Oldest and largest for 2015 so far 1807 KG
http://www.findmall.com/read.php?19,2167872,2167872#msg-2167872


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