Machins Mills/Colonial Copper Coin
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  1. #1

    Aug 2004
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    Machin's Mills/Colonial Copper Coin

    Found today at 1700s Rev. War era house in NY. This is the second colonial copper found there and in an area I was sure I had already covered well. Also found Large Cent there on my last trip. It's soaking in olive oil right now, but I'm not expecting to get a date off it. The earlier one is in better shape and didn't get a date off that one. Will photo it later if anything of note can be seen. Right now I can just see outline of bust facing right and "REX" in Georgius REX. Here's what a nice one looks like on ebay. It's a real rush when one of these pops out of the ground. It may be a bit of a stretch, but this coin was found at a site where Gen. George Washington was known to frequent the area of the Hudson River valley, and where his troops camped, so it's at least possible the person who held this coin before me met him.
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  2. #2
    Feb 2005
    Bavaria Germany
    Minelab XT70, Fisher 1280, Garrett Ace 250 and MH5
    172 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: Machin's Mills/Colonial Copper Coin

    Nice finds Bergie! HH, Mike

  3. #3
    Gypsyheart~ Queen of Rust

    Nov 2005
    292 times

    Re: Machin's Mills/Colonial Copper Coin

    Very Nice Bergie! Hope you find many more!!
    I go a great distance,while some are considering whether they will start today or tomorrow

  4. #4
    Dec 2005
    Bay Area Ca.
    White's M6, SPECTRA V3I.
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    Metal Detecting

    Re: Machin's Mills/Colonial Copper Coin

    Great finds and Thanks for sharing....I hope to get out soon....Rained out in ca......LOL
    Happy Hunting Everyone, may your swings be filled with beeps, and your scoops full of the treasures you seek!

  5. #5
    Looking for that ONE find.

    Nov 2005
    South Central Kansas
    88 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: Machin's Mills/Colonial Copper Coin

    Rush!!! How about a stroke. What a joy that must of been. HH Burdie

  6. #6

    Oct 2005
    Charleston S.C.
    12 times

    Re: Machin's Mills/Colonial Copper Coin

    BERGIE, Interesting Finds, Congrats. trk5capt...

  7. #7

    Re: Machin's Mills/Colonial Copper Coin

    Isn't it great to think about the who, where, when and how. I think that's what makes it so much fun to find. Congrats on your great find Bergie!


  8. #8
    Oct 2005
    Summerville, South Carolina
    Tesoro "Eldorado", Whites "Beach Hunter ID",
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    Re: Machin's Mills/Colonial Copper Coin

    Good Job. Hope it comes out good, HH Art...



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