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  1. ✅ SOLVED Large copper coin help ?

    I found it . South American coin . So no surprise you haven't come across one on that side of the pond . My initial instincts were right . Only I was thinking Portuguese. Brazilian 20 Reis coin. Devalued and counterstamped 10 Reis in 1835 .
  2. ✅ SOLVED Large copper coin help ?

    My Initial thought on the coin was correct after all . It is a 10 Reis counterstamp on an 1823 - 1830 20 Reis from Brazil that was counterstamped in 1835 when their currency got devalued .
  3. ✅ SOLVED Large copper coin help ?

    It is definitely a 10 . I know in this pic the lighting on the corrosion makes it look like a 6 instead of a 0 but with mag glass it is a 10 .
  4. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Large copper coin help ?

    I found this large copper today in a field . I initially thought 10 Reis but can’t find a match . 10 Centemos ? Nope . Looks like a shield and perhaps a crown on the reverse .
  5. ✅ SOLVED Large copper coin help ?

    I found this large copper today in a field . I initially thought 10 Reis but can’t find a match . 10 Centemos ? Nope . Looks like a shield and perhaps a crown on the reverse .
  6. Change purse Cob ?

    It is a Florida coin . At least the relative was living in Florida . No other relatives know anything about the coin .
  7. Change purse Cob ?

    This large cob was in a change purse passed on from a deceased relative. There were a few Peace dollars a couple Morgan’s various half’s and small silver . I was just surprised to find this old cob in with the other more modern coins . Any info appreciated!
  8. ✅ SOLVED British Crown over C Button ?

    So it would be the Royal monogram of King Charles I ??
  9. ✅ SOLVED British Crown over C Button ?

    After a lengthy sabbatical of not detecting. I decided to start hunting again so This spring I went and talked to the Farmer who owned a corn field near one of my other permissions . The farmer gave me permission but told me the field had already been hunted by a group of dectorists. who said...
  10. Official Massachusetts Bay Silver Thread- Post Your Dug Tree Coins Today!

    My small contributition to this post. This pierced NOE-25, Crosby 3-A2, Salmon 3-A1 Oak tree three pence was a salt water find in what was back in that day part of Falmouth Me. MR
  11. Cufflinks, Coppers, and Cut Spanish Silver!!

    I know this a very old post i am digging up . This post came up while I was researching the late 18th early 19th century linked cuff buttons I recently found .A very interesting and informative post . No tallio on this linked button which I have yet to find an exact match in my research .I...
  12. Ironpatch5 - first hunt with newly adopted lucky number 5

    Typical Canadian Responce ! MR
  13. A Sobering Find

    I'd be sober as well . After my second casket piece ! MaineRelic
  14. 5 copper Sunday in the woods!

    5 big coppers is a great day ! A nice selection as well ! We cannot control the condition of dug coppers ! You would think there would be an old silver lurking somewhere on that site ! MaineRelic
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