Metal Detecting - 2 US Silver - Kennedy Half & Silver Car

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  1. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Hello everyone,
    I did a 3 hour Metal Detecting hunt this morning at St. Mary's Park in the Bronx. I found my first Barber Dime for that park.

    Kennedy Half
    Barber Dime
    Silver Roosevelt
    12 Wheat Cents
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  3. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Miscellaneous Pictures
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    These are silver finds number 36 & 37 for 2021
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  4. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Supporter! Supporter

    That's a lot of finds for only 3 hours. Nice job.
    Did you try to take a bite out of that Kennedy half? Looks like a chocolate coin to me. LOL
     
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  5. Sidney Osborne

    Sidney Osborne Well-Known Member

    Rumor is that you've been riding around the city in that car....nice barber dime...
     
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  6. Bradley Trotter

    Bradley Trotter Supporter! Supporter

    Nice finds, @paddyman98. Have you ever considered doing a Roosevelt dime album that's exclusively detected coins you've found?
     
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  7. CoinJockey73

    CoinJockey73 Here comes trouble... Dealer

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  8. CoinJockey73

    CoinJockey73 Here comes trouble... Dealer

    That made me chuckle!
     
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  9. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    That's a lot found for 3 hours! In your first photo, is that Kennedy Half missing it's clad layer? Lol, I couldn't resist. Glad you had fun!
     
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  10. J.T. Parker

    J.T. Parker Well-Known Member

    I remember finding a proof Kennedy half in a sandbox years ago when metal detecting. I assumed(perhaps) the youngster got a birthday proof set from a relative and broke it out to spend at school... who knows?
    During the years of hunting I found 9 silver halves...Just imagine how difficult it was to lose a silver half...and, unlike now, at the time that was a substantial monetary lose.
    J.T.
     
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  11. scottishmoney

    scottishmoney Unwell Unknown Unmembered Supporter

    It'd be a Paddywagon!
     
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  12. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    Missed this thread. Keep prospecting. Like the car.
     
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