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Old 01-17-2020, 05:28 PM
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Default Never thought Id be dirt fishin in January

Loving the mild January weather here in West Virginia. I got a couple hours in!!
Found a nice merc in an odd place
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Old 01-17-2020, 05:54 PM
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What in the world was it in?? I really like Merc dimes!

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Old 01-17-2020, 05:57 PM
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Wow, a Merc in a burrito!!

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Old 01-17-2020, 06:21 PM
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Hey Jim Bob it was in the 1/2 white glass figurine in the picture.
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Old 01-17-2020, 06:52 PM
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Nice hunt congrats. I'm from wheeling

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Old 01-17-2020, 08:34 PM
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What a weird cool find. Thats different, I like it. Congrats on the silver and some fine hunting. Our mild weather has come to an end up here. Good luck. Mark

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Old 01-17-2020, 09:18 PM
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Someone break open an old piggy bank? Nice Merc!
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Old 01-22-2020, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Pumptech View post
Someone break open an old piggy bank? Nice Merc!
Thinking the same.....

Cool find!

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Old 01-23-2020, 10:52 AM
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Wow really cool, congrats!

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Old 01-23-2020, 02:00 PM
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Thanks guys, when I digging up what I thought was a dime (from the numbers on my detector) I tossed the half broken figurine beside the hole I was digging lol could not find anything in the hole put my pin pointer on the broken piece of the figurine. that's where it was.
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Old 01-23-2020, 02:28 PM
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Nice going ! I just dug a valve key myself yesterday (a slightly different version ). I just wish I could have found a nice Merc like that also . Congrats !
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