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  1. #1
    Aug 2010
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    Great day in the field, NJ state copper (close ups added)

    Hi All,

    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!
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  2. #2
    Sep 2010
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    Ah, that's better. Beautiful coin!

  3. #3
    Mar 2009
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    A real nice dat of digging Congrats


  4. #4
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    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.

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    GREAT digs!

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  6. #6
    Apr 2009
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    Great coppers always love digging the large cents.

  7. #7
    Would like pics of the NJ obverse to ID. Closeups of both sides would be nice. Hogge
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  8. #8
    Aug 2010
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    Sure Hogge wiil do. I am at work now will post later this evening.

  9. #9
    Feb 2012
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    Nice NJ copper. What's the date of the Indian?

  10. #10
    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.
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    "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."

  11. #11

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    That qualifies as an old coin spill Bud!!! WTG on some historic recoveries, Quindy.
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  12. #12
    Jul 2010
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    Very nice hunt! The NJ copper is sweet as is the True Whigs campaign button

  13. #13
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    Cool Hunt!

  14. #14
    Jul 2012
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    Truly impressive finds you have there!

  15. #15
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    The one disc with the tapered stud looks like a golf shoe cleat.


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