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Half with a whole Eagle

August 23, 2020 04:54PM
Well, got up early and thought I'd take a bigger coil to the place where i found the Half Eagle. Lots of swinging with the MX sport, but only a zincoln or two to show.

Swapped out for the 6" concentric, and headed over the bank into the brush. Quickly, i realized this was where old glassware and china had been disposed of. Lots and lots of nails, garbage, various makeup tins...and one iffy signal that i toe scuffed from its resting place. What do you know, a large reeded rim! Saw the eagle on the back and knew I had a Barber half. Front was concreted with iron stuck to it. Hey, ill take it! Rang up below a quarter in my hand due to the iron still on it.

Also found several items, one that id like an ID on. Appears it could be a coin purse/wallet, but not sure it really makes sense. Doesn't appear to be a compact or cigarette holder.

Anywho....not a bad morning!

Zincoln
Attachments:
open | download - 1908s as found.jpg (2.58 MB)
open | download - 1908s obverse.jpg (1.34 MB)
open | download - 1908s reverse.jpg (1.83 MB)
open | download - Pozzoni's boodle box.jpg (1.96 MB)
open | download - 20200823_142904.jpg (3.81 MB)
open | download - 20200823_142856.jpg (3.41 MB)
open | download - 20200823_142841.jpg (3.36 MB)
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Half with a whole Eagle Attachments

zincoln 387 August 23, 2020 04:54PM

Great finds Brian!! GOOD SAVE N/T

NWCindy 227 August 29, 2020 02:50PM

Re: Half with a whole Eagle

Kickindirt 225 August 25, 2020 12:18PM

Brian, be prepared for your trip over this way.

Monte 256 August 24, 2020 02:56PM

Re: Brian, be prepared for your trip over this way.

OregonGregg 252 August 24, 2020 04:23PM

Re: Brian, be prepared for your trip over this way.

D&P-OR 232 August 29, 2020 05:15PM

Cooker-Cooler Attachments

OregonGregg 246 August 29, 2020 06:22PM

This was hilarious!

zincoln 220 August 30, 2020 10:14PM

Re: This was hilarious!

OregonGregg 221 August 31, 2020 10:19AM

Camping provisions

UtahRich 236 August 31, 2020 11:16AM

Flush Handle makes it easy to ensure the embers are doused before leaving! grinning smiley N/T

UtahRich 206 August 29, 2020 11:25PM

Re: Flush Handle makes it easy to ensure the embers are doused before leaving! grinning smiley

Dan'o 228 August 29, 2020 11:36PM

Re: Cooker-Cooler

jmaryt 235 August 29, 2020 07:12PM

Well played sir....well played! N/T

zincoln 227 August 24, 2020 04:38PM

Re: Brian, be prepared for your trip over this way.

zincoln 237 August 24, 2020 03:51PM

Re: Half with a whole Eagle

UtahRich 234 August 24, 2020 01:09PM

:-)

zincoln 232 August 24, 2020 02:09PM

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OregonGregg 246 August 24, 2020 02:44PM

Rich, I agree with ya.......

OregonGregg 230 August 24, 2020 01:24PM

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diggindeep 225 August 24, 2020 09:48AM

Re: Half with a whole Eagle

Remfire 238 August 24, 2020 08:08AM

Think you nailed it

zincoln 225 August 24, 2020 10:01AM

Re: Half with a whole Eagle

OregonGregg 226 August 24, 2020 01:09AM

Well, a large cent or a seated half

zincoln 237 August 24, 2020 10:10AM

Re: Well, a large cent or a seated half

OregonGregg 220 August 24, 2020 01:26PM

Re: Half with a whole Eagle

Timbertodd 224 August 23, 2020 06:56PM

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zincoln 229 August 23, 2020 08:07PM

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Timbertodd 225 August 23, 2020 08:30PM

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OregonGregg 231 August 23, 2020 06:23PM



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