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    us
    Sep 2016
    Philadelphia, Pa
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    One year away from the Holy Grail of coins

    This beat my oldest large cent found at 1798. Now Its going to be really tough to find an earlier large cent than the beauty I plucked out of the soil today.
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  2. #2
    us
    Metal Detecting & Hotwheels Collecting

    Sep 2014
    Finger Lakes Region, Upstate NY
    Nox 600, Tesoro, Bounty Hunter, Deteknix
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    Nice copper, congratulations on the save
    Any day of hunting, whether good or bad is better than not hunting at all

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    us
    Oct 2014
    Massachusetts
    Garrett: AT Pro, AT Gold & Infinium; Minelab: Explorer SE, II & X-terra 705; Tesoro: Tejon & Outlaw; White's: V3i & DFX
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    Beautiful old copper...looks like a Liberty Cap 1794

    That is my favorite old copper!
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    Randy

    Aug 2017
    SW Missouri
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    Very Nice!!! Congrats!!!

  5. #5
    us
    Apr 2011
    Wisconsin
    Garrett AT Pro, XP Deus & BlissTool
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    Metal Detecting
    It's not in the best of shape but at least it still has some details left on it. A nice find for sure.

  6. #6
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    Fly Navy!

    Jun 2008
    York County, PA (USA) Brevard County, FL (USA)
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    Congrat's jml818. Thanks for sharing...
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  7. #7
    us
    Aug 2007
    Western New York
    CTX-3030, Equinox 800
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    Wow very nice copper! Congrats!
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  8. #8
    us
    Apr 2013
    Eastern Massachusetts
    AT Pro, XP Deus
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    Metal Detecting
    A great coin, and a great , early piece of American history! Congrats!

  9. #9
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    BILL

    Jul 2015
    s.tier NY
    TESORO, MINELAB, WHITES , GARRETT
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    old ben franklin could have dropped that one......
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  10. #10
    us
    May 2018
    Maryland
    White's MXT Tesoro Cibola Tesoro Golden Sabre Plus Garrett ADS Master Hunter 7
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    Great save of a rarely seen date. I think there is enough detail that a copper specialist may be able to identify the specific variety of that date.


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    Running 2019 CRH: Boxes of halves searched: 69; dimes: 10
    Total skunk boxes: 49 halves (71%), 9 dimes (90%)
    90% halves from boxes: 30
    40% halves from boxes: 112
    Silver dimes from boxes: 1
    Silver halves from teller trays: 16 - 40% halves
    Coinstar silver: 3 quarters, 1 dime

  11. #11
    us
    Sep 2005
    Puget Sound
    Minelab CTX 3030, Whites DFX
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    Beautiful, and old. Nice!!

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    Travis Mitchell

    Feb 2016
    Elizabethtown, IN
    Whites V3i, Whites MX5, Fisher F22
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    This is Awesome! I was just looking at this coin last night - I'm going to check the variety on this one. Yep, don't think you will find an earlier copper than this one. I really envy you guys that live on the east coast.

    I can't tell if it is a Normal or High Relief variety - Red book shows mintage at 81,600 so pretty sweet find!
    Last edited by eman1000; Mar 15, 2019 at 09:48 AM.
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  13. #13
    us
    Sep 2018
    Massachusetts
    Garrett AT Max
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    Wow what a find! Congrats on the Liberty Cap! Haven't found one yet but I know they are out there!
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  14. #14
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    Jedi Master

    Jun 2012
    Massachusetts
    Ace 400 ACE 250
    85
    633 times
    Metal Detecting
    WOW!!!! WOW!!!! & WOW!!!! Epic save. Totaly absolutely awesome to see.
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  15. #15
    us
    Jan 2015
    South Carolina
    Tesoro Silver Umax Deus XP
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    421 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Beautiful coin😊

 

 
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