Archeologists Discover Harriet Tubman home (coin related)

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  1. Dougmeister

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  3. furryfrog02

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    I saw the article a couple of days ago and they mentioned a coin but there wasn't anything else about it. That's cool :)
  4. Randy Abercrombie

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    Very cool. You know that whomever lost the half dollar was sure upset with themselves. That was quite the sum of cash in those days.
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  5. potty dollar 1878

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    I saw this a few days Ago also and wow thats a great bustie.
  6. Matthew Kruse

    Matthew Kruse Young Numismatist

    Definitely was a substantial amount of $$$ back then. Also could have been a lost family heirloom or something and never meant to have been spent though...

    "She uncovered up a 50-cent coin from 1808 — the year Ben Ross and Harriet Tubman’s mother, Harriet “Rit” Green, were married and started their family."
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