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Old 08-23-2019, 10:21 PM
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Way to go Deeper! 👍
I have also never found a large cent in Wisconsin .
The highly coveted Oldest Wisconsin coin contest is also something I dream at night about winning .
Very sweet!
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Old 08-24-2019, 02:24 AM
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Very, very cool! Congratulations on the LC. One of my favorite coins.

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Old 08-24-2019, 04:06 AM
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As a fellow Wisconsinite, I too know the rarity of LCs in our great state. Killer find and in great shape too!

The Braided Hairs are my favorite LCs and I would probably pass out of I found one here haha

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Old 08-24-2019, 07:08 AM
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Congrats! I've never found a large cent, but would really like to

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Old 08-24-2019, 08:30 AM
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She's a beauty!!! Congrats!
I would love to find one some day! My buddy found two on our trip to PA. They were his first and I was happy when he found the first, but jealous after the second!
Awesome find!
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Old 08-24-2019, 09:25 AM
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Here's another testimony from Wisconsin: Large cents are indeed a rare find in WI, and I have not yet found one either.
That 1847 has nice, clear details left on it too! Better shape than many of the wheaties I dig.
So huge CONGRATS!
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Old 08-24-2019, 09:35 AM
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That is a fantastic recovery Jim. As you well know finds like Large Cents don't come everyday here in Wisconsin so when it does happen there is cause to celebrate. Congrats on digging a nice one and in taking the lead on in the Wisconsin's Oldest Coin Contest. Trapper

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Old 08-24-2019, 06:13 PM
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Old 08-24-2019, 11:15 PM
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That coin is older than your state! Awesome find.
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Old 08-25-2019, 08:01 AM
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That's a sweet looking old coin you got there. The date is very visable. Wow that would be nice to dig one of them. I have hunted the ski lifts here in CA and the tractors that groom the hill bend the heck out of a lot of coins. I found a LC in CA, but I could not quit make out the date, I think 1818?
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Old 08-25-2019, 08:14 AM
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Very nice...that's on my bucket list as well

I would have called that a half dollar based on the numbers on the Nox...

How deep was it?

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Old 08-25-2019, 08:20 AM
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Congrats! I’ve dug a couple here in Michigan, they’ve hit like clad quarters on my Explorer.
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Old 08-25-2019, 07:32 PM
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congratulations on the Largie!
Over the past 9 years, and several thousand coins, I have only ever found two of those.
Please consider coming to our next meeting:

https://www.facebook.com/Milwaukee-M...6750257401840/

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Old 08-26-2019, 12:14 AM
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Holy smokes! I am heading to Milwaukee for work for a couple days tomorrow. First timeI have visited. I flipped a coin (figuratively) over packing the detector or catching a Brewers game. I opted for the latter but you are making me want to reconsider! Killer find.
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Old 08-26-2019, 09:13 AM
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Cool coin in nice shape!!
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Old 08-26-2019, 12:42 PM
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Congrats on the largie!

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