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    Ancient coins salvaged from the sea

    I have no idea what I have here. Just know they're old.
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    Welp, I do recognize one of 'em. Maybe someone else will come along and help further. Congrats!
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    I see an ancient Lincoln cent in the center

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    Lincoln in the center. On the right, 2nd one down is a button, and 18th century, one on the far left is probably an 18th century copper coin, worn out.

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    Bottom left is a Spanish maravedis (copper) and to it's right an early 20th Century British halfpenny or penny.

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    Very Nice!!! Congrats!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thebronzemarc View Post
    I have no idea what I have here. Just know they're old.
    Anyone help?Click image for larger version. 

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    Far right one is a coat of arms spanish one peseta

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    That’s quite a hoard there . Consider cleaning them later for easier ID. Congrats
    Last edited by HuntH2002; Aug 12, 2019 at 09:57 PM.
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    I see a love token. and the lincoln other than that I see blurs
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    Quote Originally Posted by smokeythecat View Post
    Bottom left is a Spanish maravedis (copper) and to it's right an early 20th Century British halfpenny or penny.
    I spotted the Spanish looking coin, from the late 1600s??
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    An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

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    Welcome to Treasurenet !
    You may wish to consider placing a number or letter next to each coin to facilitate identification; then take reverse side images of each object.
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    Nice finds, Good Luck on the ID's!
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    Nice haul of coins there, how about a little back story with the pictures, congrats & welcome to Tnet
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    Nice finds Marc, congrats! Please keep us posted as the cleaning and ID progress!

    Say jewelerguy, lighten up a bit with that ancient thing would Ya? I was nine when
    they were first minted. I believe that was the same year the construction started
    for Dulles Airport.

    Best wishes all!
    Phil

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    Top right man holding rifle is a modern US quarter.
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