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    British or Colonial Copper?

    I found this coin in CT where I've found Oxen shoes and flat buttons. It has a hole in it. Weighs 6.53 g. and measures 27mm. The bust seems to be facing left. I haven't cleaned it yet. Can't make anything out on the reverse. I was going to go at it with a cotton swab. The only thing I can think of is a George II 1/2 penny or maybe CT Copper?


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    That looks like a KgII profile to me. Also looks like there is a G for Georgius.
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    I agree with xcopperstax. That’s an oldie. Hope it cleans up nice. Good luck and congrats.
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    Looks like a KG2 to me. The bust is facing left....Here's a bunch of them.... https://www.google.com/search?biw=98...30.yCX3UKCR1_A
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    Great I'd I love those old coins none around here. Well done
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    Without a doubt George II, 1727 -1760
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