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Some Cold Weather Finds - Barber Half and Other Big Silver

floodplaindetector

Well-known member
All the finds shown are finds pulled with my Minelab E-trac since my last post. All these finds were pulled from public researched sites in North and South Dakota.
The 1892s Barber half is my oldest Half ever. It is my 16th Silver Half Dollar for the year. I am currently sitting at 283 silver coins for the year.
The Triple A "National Award" Bumper Guard was a completely unexpected find in a small city park. I first dug an old sardine container which exposed a 02-45 signal which turned out to be this bumper/license guard.
It cleaned up nicely. I believe it to be 1955-60.

I figured it was about time to hang it up today when I snapped my Whites hand digger right at the handle because of semi-frozen ground. This is my 3rd Whites digger I have snapped at the handle over the years.

Thanks for Looking!
Dave

Coin Finds
1892s Barber Half, 1968 Kennedy Half
1902 0 Barber Quarter, 1940,1946 Washington Quarters
1945,48 Silver dimes
2 Silver War Nickels
1926 Buffalo, Couple 1950s Jefferson
1893 Indian Head Penny
17 Wheat pennies back to 1919
1998 Clad Half

Other Finds
1955-60 Triple A Bumper or License Plate Guard
25 Cent Brass Cigar Token
1950 Uncle Sam Play Nickel
Small Old Pin with white background (about 8 inches deep)
Diamond shaped piece of jewelry. I believe it is silver. Maybe top of a ring.
Terryville Key
Old Nail with "29" stamp on head
Misc bullets, etc.
1950s-60 Triple A BumperOrLicensePlateGuard.jpg
BarberHalfAndQuarterReverse.jpg
BarberHalfRightAfterFinding.jpg
CigarToken.jpg
GroupShot.jpg
KennedyHalfRightAfterFinding.jpg
SaturdayFinds.jpg
SilverCoins.jpg
 

Tenspeed

Member
You are always producing! 283 is a lot of silver (122 was my best ever 9 years ago).

Finds like that is why I will never get rid of my E_Trac, but the ground where I hunt now is too difficult for the E-Trac.

I hope it thaws soon for you!
 

Ronstar

Well-known member
Nice!!!!! Been snowy and cold here with colder temps coming at us so cant really get out per se. Hoping for a couple of old home sites to say yes but it will take a bit of thawing to get to. You are lucky you’re still out, Im jealous!!!
 

JimmyCT

Well-known member
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Outstanding finds Dave!! and 283 silvers is super impressive!!
 

floodplaindetector

Well-known member
Thanks Jim. Great find with that first year barber dime. Yes, even worn 1892 s halves have some good value.
Dave
Another great hunting weekend. Just a little icing, pun intended, on an already banner year. Outstanding! I got a 1892 dime the other day, but no s. Yours appears to some some value to it. HH jim tn
 
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