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    us
    Oct 2006
    Mass
    ORX
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    Crusty copper

    Any thoughts? Pretty toasted. Click image for larger version. 

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    Oct 2006
    Mass
    ORX
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    Other sideClick image for larger version. 

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  3. #3
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    Max

    Aug 2016
    Upstate, NY
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (2)
    Nova Constellatio copper. Very Nice find!

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    us
    Oct 2006
    Mass
    ORX
    94
    102 times
    Wished mine looked like that. Thanks

  5. #5
    us
    Oct 2016
    Vermont
    Garrett ACE 400, Garrett ProPointer AT
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    Metal Detecting
    paleomaxx is correct, you found a Nova Constellatio copper. It's an early US copper minted first in 1783 and again in 1785. That is a great find, you definitely should continue to seach the site where you found that coin, there could be more!
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    Notable 2019 Finds so far:

    Coins: King George II halfpenny, Connecticut copper,1864 & 1908 IHP, 1921 Peace Dollar, 1908 Barber Quarter, 1906 V Nickle, 3 1920 merc dimes, 1943 Quarter

    Relics: Vermont state seal button, early belt knife, shoe buckle fragments, 1789 George Washington Inaugural Button, 1916 dog license, skeleton key, early brass thimble, many flat buttons of different metals and sizes

  6. #6
    us
    Oct 2017
    Bold Coast & Treasure Coast
    Blue Excal 1000, Enox 800
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    Still a nice find. Congratulations!

 

 

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