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Joining the club with Chris.... 1700's spanish silver

December 11, 2021 07:33PM avatar
Went out to the farm today, and swung for a bit. First target of the day was a 1981 Washington quarter, 10" deep. That was quite the bummer, as it had my heart going!

I wandered around, and came across a blasting 21 signal, right on the surface. I assumed a rivet, or maybe a wheat. Bent over to see this little edge sticking out, and holed. I knew right away I had a very old silver.

It is a Carlos the 3rd half real. Date is gone, but it is between 1772-1789. Absolutely blown away. I am so glad I was not left behind on Spanish, and absolutely blown away over 1700s Spanish silver being in Oregon. Could even be before we were a country! incredible, another amazing find for the year, and my oldest coin.

Same set up as always, Equinox 800, park 1 mode. Stock coil.
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Joining the club with Chris.... 1700's spanish silver Attachments

Jadon_PDX 477 December 11, 2021 07:33PM

Re: Joining the club with Chris.... 1700's spanish silver

kac 159 December 18, 2021 11:41AM

Pretty darned amazing in the PNW

zincoln 141 December 13, 2021 04:07PM

1700's Spanish silver!

UtahRich 136 December 13, 2021 03:04PM

Really nice find smiling smiley

OregonGregg 143 December 13, 2021 08:36AM

Amazing find!

Utmike 132 December 12, 2021 03:29PM

Congrats, to both you and Chris!! N/T

NWCindy 169 December 12, 2021 11:31AM

Mucho Bien! Congratulations once again.

Monte 146 December 11, 2021 09:50PM

Re: Joining the club with Chris.... 1700's spanish silver

Timbertodd 233 December 11, 2021 08:01PM



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