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  1. #1
    umrgolf

    1650's Philip IV Spanish Cob (1/2 REALE)

    I also posted this on the Spanish Cobs forum, and they believe it to be 165?, Philip IV and definitely a Mexico City mint, assayer "P"



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    yesterday's next to the 1699 from May

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    I'm still on cloud 9 about this coin.. I was out today with not too many options as Josh and I have hit a lot of our sites pretty hard. I decided to head to a site which borders the property where the 17th century posy ring came from back in May. Josh and I had been over it once before with very minimal luck.. Today the signals seemed to be hitting better than the first time we stopped.

    The first hour or so yielded some bullets and buttons---

    1830's 2-piece Eagle A w/ a great green patina
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    Civil War Navy kepi button (iron back)
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    3-ringer still in the dirt clod
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    The next hour yielded a couple more bullets and another button--

    1820's one-piece Navy
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    .69 caliber 3-ringer & Richmond Lab sharp's
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    and then came the early buckle and coin on the last line of the day.. This area was settled just a few years after Jamestown and also had a Civil War campsite a couple hundred years later, so it's not uncommon at all to turn up the 1600's stuff.. I'm not sure if I'll get a date on this coin, but fingers are crossed.

    1/2 reale cob (dirty)
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  2. #2
    DIG, RECOVER, PRESERVE...THE SCOURGE OF THE DIRT!

    Jan 2007
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    Re: Spanish Cob (1/2 REALE) & more

    Wish I could've gotten out with you today but you know how it is with School Nice piece of Silver though, another one for the J-TEAM! I'm glad you nabbed you one last nice find from VA before the Navy sends you off to Siberia aka Chicago. That one u'd look good at the top Maybe we can get a couple more before you have to leave.



  3. #3
    umrgolf

    Re: Spanish Cob (1/2 REALE) & more

    Quote Originally Posted by {Sentinel}
    Wish I could've gotten out with you today but you know how it is with School Nice piece of Silver though, another one for the J-TEAM! I'm glad you nabbed you one last nice find from VA before the Navy sends you off to Siberia aka Chicago. Maybe we can get a couple more before you have to leave.
    thanks Josh... Siberia's about right we'll see what happens...

  4. #4
    ca
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    Re: Spanish Cob (1/2 REALE) & more

    Nice Cob!

  5. #5
    umrgolf

    Re: Spanish Cob (1/2 REALE) & more

    Quote Originally Posted by pepperj
    Nice Cob!
    Thanks pepperj I'm hoping to get a date, but I can't find a legible number.. maybe if I overclean it

  6. #6
    us
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    Re: Spanish Cob (1/2 REALE) & more

    killer finds MR TUFF
    oldest dug 1831 William IIII. 1844 1/6 Skilling. 1834,51,72,76,84-86,89,1900o-94s,97-11,13 Dimes. 1854,56,76s,94,99,1902,06,09d,11,15s Qtrs. 1864,65 2cent. 79,83cc Morgan. 1867,68,69,75,82,87,88,90,91,93,95,97,98,1900,02,0 4-09,11,12d Nickles. 1848,56,59,61,64-67-69,73-75,81-85,87-09 Cent.

  7. #7
    us
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    Re: Spanish Cob (1/2 REALE) & more

    8) man, you got the goods again. Was great hunting with you last weekend and I enjoyed the call today also, you were just a bit excited

  8. #8

    Nov 2007
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    Re: Spanish Cob (1/2 REALE) & more

    You are killing us out here in Denver. I'd be wearing that coin as a necklace in a heartbeat.
    And I hate wearing bling.
    And annoying every human I work with telling them about it.
    Kudos!
    Carl

  9. #9
    umrgolf

    Re: Spanish Cob (1/2 REALE) & more

    Quote Originally Posted by OldeGuy3
    8) man, you got the goods again. Was great hunting with you last weekend and I enjoyed the call today also, you were just a bit excited
    good hunting with you also thanks man

    Quote Originally Posted by CurbdiggerCarl57
    You are killing us out here in Denver. I'd be wearing that coin as a necklace in a heartbeat.
    And I hate wearing bling.
    And annoying every human I work with telling them about it.
    Kudos!
    Carl
    good idea

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Tuff
    killer finds MR TUFF
    thank you

  10. #10
    Charter Member

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    Re: Spanish Cob (1/2 REALE) & more

    Nice assortment of relics Jeff!!! Your recoveries span many years of history. Good luck with your military school training. HH, Quindy.
    Everyone will make a good find on occasion. The challenge is to find CW relics consistently.

  11. #11
    umrgolf

    Re: Spanish Cob (1/2 REALE) & more

    Quote Originally Posted by VOL1266-X
    Nice assortment of relics Jeff!!! Your recoveries span many years of history. Good luck with your military school training. HH, Quindy.
    thank you Quindy.. the orders have been messed up twice now so we'll see if they go through next week

  12. #12
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    Awesome

  13. #13
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    Re: Spanish Cob (1/2 REALE) & more

    Great finds Jeff.
    That's a nice chunk of silver you dug there too.
    I got out today and realized they cut the corn on one of my fields. I was geeked to get on again.
    I must have dug everything out of that place last year because I couldn't hit squat.
    I'm glad you had a good day

  14. #14

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    Very nice find!! I think that site had a civil war period well.

    In one spot I found about 12 different kinds of military buttons including Navys, Eagle "I" and "A"s as well as 1 piece concave militia and some beautiful US great coat buttons. Another guy I took there found another handful of different buttons. Glad you got some early Silver off of it. I dug a VA half penny there as well. Supposedly a flowing hair dime came off that site. Glad you are making the most of your time in VA. I hope Chicago treats you well.
    -Ev

  15. #15
    umrgolf

    Re: Very nice find!! I think that site had a civil war period well.

    Quote Originally Posted by metalev4
    In one spot I found about 12 different kinds of military buttons including Navys, Eagle "I" and "A"s as well as 1 piece concave militia and some beautiful US great coat buttons. Another guy I took there found another handful of different buttons. Glad you got some early Silver off of it. I dug a VA half penny there as well. Supposedly a flowing hair dime came off that site. Glad you are making the most of your time in VA. I hope Chicago treats you well.
    -Ev
    thanks ev... its very cool to be able to dig on a property you know seems like it's treated MANY pretty well

 

 
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