Sep 16, 2012, 05:45 PM
Great day in the field, NJ state copper (close ups added)
Today I went to another new spot and did really well. Found 2 large cents (1 looks to be early) a couple of King George types, a really nice NJ state copper, an Indian head and some buttons. The two large buttons are pretty unique looking and the small reads W H I F of 76 & 34. Can someone help with id'ing that large copper disk with a stud? Hope to have more days like this one!
Last edited by 70monte68; Sep 17, 2012 at 06:41 PM.
Sep 16, 2012, 05:47 PM
Ah, that's better. Beautiful coin!
Sep 16, 2012, 06:00 PM
A real nice dat of digging Congrats
Sep 16, 2012, 06:07 PM
If I were you I would consider that a fair day.......would even feel better about it after I changed my underwear because I would have s. Congrats on some incredible finds....Wow.
Sep 16, 2012, 06:40 PM
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Sep 16, 2012, 06:48 PM
Great coppers always love digging the large cents.
Sep 17, 2012, 06:42 AM
Would like pics of the NJ obverse to ID. Closeups of both sides would be nice. Hogge
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Sep 17, 2012, 07:13 AM
Sure Hogge wiil do. I am at work now will post later this evening.
Sep 17, 2012, 07:21 AM
Nice NJ copper. What's the date of the Indian?
Sep 17, 2012, 07:23 AM
Congrats on a super hunt, of course I am always interested in any NJ copper find and as Hogge requested, I second that request for photos of both sides as close as you can to the coin for variety ID purposes. I would appreciate if you PM me the state and county found in for my NJ survey.
The button you found is a WHIGS campaign button, many varieties of them, so a closeup of that might help. I found one years ago with a nice Liberty Cap on the front and the writing on the backside.
"The mantra has always been don't clean a (copper) coin or it will lose value.
For undug coins this is true. For dug coins this is untrue.
The value will increase with judicious cleaning."
Sep 17, 2012, 08:21 AM
That qualifies as an old coin spill Bud!!! WTG on some historic recoveries, Quindy.
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Sep 17, 2012, 11:54 AM
Very nice hunt! The NJ copper is sweet as is the True Whigs campaign button
Sep 17, 2012, 12:02 PM
Sep 17, 2012, 01:08 PM
Truly impressive finds you have there!
Sep 17, 2012, 02:25 PM
The one disc with the tapered stud looks like a golf shoe cleat.
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