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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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    Last edited by 70monte68; Sep 17, 2012 at 06:41 PM.

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    Ah, that's better. Beautiful coin!

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    A real nice dat of digging Congrats

    Bubba65

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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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    Great coppers always love digging the large cents.

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    Would like pics of the NJ obverse to ID. Closeups of both sides would be nice. Hogge
    1783 CFT. KG III 1/2 Penny (25-83A)-1 of 3 known *Sold $3,750, Vermont Landscape Coppers Ryder 6 *Sold $760, Ryder7 (Avatar)** Sold $1,275*,1st Batt Royal Artillery Cartridge Box Sling Belt Tip* SOLD $1,583*,(3)- GW Inaugural Buttons-2-Cobb# 17-J.* Sold both--$405 and $400. *GW Button Cobb 17-I-*Sold $316- New Jersey Copper M14-J Sold $125- Continental Army Button *Sold $800.....To be continued

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    Sure Hogge wiil do. I am at work now will post later this evening.

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    Nice NJ copper. What's the date of the Indian?

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    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."

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

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    Cool Hunt!

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    Truly impressive finds you have there!

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

 

 
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