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    Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    Hey all found this silver coin in a field here in south jersey. Just not sure what it is. SIZE ABOUT OF A QUARTER and is silver. Any info would help me out. thanks Mark
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    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    Nice coin Mark...sorry I can't help with an ID. You have to love NJ....I found a Spanish cob last year in a park.

    Happy hunting and good luck on getting an ID.

    NJ

  3. #3
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    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    The back of the coin looks VERY much like a German mark with the 2 headed bird on the reverse. Similar to the one I just found on Google. I'm still researching.

    http://www.sammler.com/coins/images/fr_080205_02.jpg

    EDIT: Getting somewhere now I think.

    http://www.muenzauktion.com/saenn/pic/a.1978.jpg

    EDIT:

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...euzer_1670.jpg

    I know I'm getting close now. Real close.

    EDIT:

    http://128.192.145.172/foreign2/672ost3k.jpg

    My guess is it's probably Archduke Leopold I and around 1660 in date (if of course it's real).

    EDIT:

    My final answer is...

    Austria
    -Silver 3 Kreuzer (21mm), 1670-SHS
    -Silesia, AVF
    -Leopold the Hogmouth bust/crowned 2 headed eagle

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    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Griffyn
    The back of the coin looks VERY much like a German mark with the 2 headed bird on the reverse. Similar to the one I just found on Google. I'm still researching.

    http://www.sammler.com/coins/images/fr_080205_02.jpg

    EDIT: Getting somewhere now I think.

    http://www.muenzauktion.com/saenn/pic/a.1978.jpg

    EDIT:

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...euzer_1670.jpg

    I know I'm getting close now. Real close.

    EDIT:

    http://128.192.145.172/foreign2/672ost3k.jpg

    My guess is it's probably Archduke Leopold I and around 1660 in date (if of course it's real).

    EDIT:

    My final answer is...

    Austria
    -Silver 3 Kreuzer (21mm), 1670-SHS
    -Silesia, AVF
    -Leopold the Hogmouth bust/crowned 2 headed eagle
    GREAT ID! And an incredible find. BRAVO!
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  5. #5
    umrgolf

    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    Brilliant

  6. #6
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    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    Awesome coin. I agree with Buckleboy.
    Dman

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    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    It's great when you find the unusual, not the same ole same ole every time.
    Kudos.

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    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    Ver Nice find

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    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id




    That's gettin back into the good stuff now ain't it!

  10. #10
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    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    everyone thanks wow that sure looks like the back for sure can read arch. U think around 1660 wow that is my oldest coin for in jersey. thats amazing thanks for your research. mark

  11. #11
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    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    You're welcome. For my troubles you could cut it in half and send me whichever half you don't want.


  12. #12
    umrgolf

    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Griffyn
    You're welcome. For my troubles you could cut it in half and send me whichever half you don't want.

    lets do thirds

  13. #13
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    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    Looks Austrian
    SkyPirate

  14. #14
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    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    It is Austrian. Consensus is approx a 1670 Leopold I.

    We are going to cut it up and split the spoils amongst those who got "in" on the thread. The owner just doesn't know it yet.

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    Re: Hammered silver coin found in south jersey help id

    1670 in Jersey chark shoots, he scores ! Man, U guy's want to slice it up like a pizza.. :what do u think chark )
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