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    Jul 2012
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    1783 SM 'US' BLUNT RAYS NOVA CONSTELLATIO MS

    Could probably use a confirmation on this but im 99% sure. Oldest coin this year.......

    Happy hunting..Click image for larger version. 

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  2. #2
    us
    Jun 2011
    Oklahoma
    White's XLT
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    sweet!

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    us
    Apr 2011
    Wyoming
    Garrett AT Pro, XP Deus, DetectorPro Headhunter & BlissTool
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    Metal Detecting
    I believe your identification is correct. Seems to me anyway. Excellent find!

  4. #4
    ca
    Feb 2009
    Deus, Minelab 3030, E-Trac,
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    Relic Hunting
    Congrats on the copper find, any plans for it now?

  5. #5
    us
    Do not forget me 24601

    Oct 2011
    Indiana
    Bounty Hunter Mark IV Garrett Ace 350 Garrett Carrot
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    Metal Detecting
    Excuse me while I drool all over my keyboard.

  6. #6
    us
    Jun 2012
    MA
    M-6, pro pointer, pistol probe
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    I'll just pass out the bibs now, there's going to be more of us drooling! Congrats on your oldest awesome coin!

  7. #7

    Oct 2012
    Upstate NY
    Minelab Equinox 800 Minelab Explorer Se Pro Garrett Pro-Pointer
    951
    1184 times
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    Thats a great find, congrats

  8. #8
    us
    Jul 2012
    Pennsylvania
    Garrett AT Pro, Garrett Pro Pointer
    1,545
    882 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (2)
    According to the Red Book there were 2 "blunt rays" varieties, one in 1783 where the reverse has a small "U-S" printed in the center, and one in 1875 where the "US" is scripted with flourish. Both retail in the book for $100 in VG, but yours is very corroded so you'd be lucky to get close to that, if you chose to sell it.


    My Best Finds
    Oldest Visible Year: 1730
    Colonial Coppers: 7
    Large Cents: 10
    Half Cents: 2
    Indian Head Cents: 6
    Silver: 31
    Gold: 1
    Bells: 5


 

 

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