Copper piece 13/16 x 15/16" x .0585" Thick and stamped with "5" with score line and lip at top which looks like it may have been another score line where a piece was perhaps broken off?? Nothing on back.
Found on working farm from later 1700's to 1800's that became a park in early 1900's with...
On the Equinox 800 the VDI was jumping around from 24 to 28 with occasional 30's popping in (there were a couple of small square nails in there as well). Was not a "boomer" target as location was on a fairly steep side hill and coin was at a roughly 30-degree angle to surface about 8 inches...
I see the total production of the 2-Cent Pieces was 45.6 Million so surely they are out there to be found!!
Keep on digging!!! Being 90% copper, I recall it showed up bouncing between 24 and 28 VDI on the Equinox 800.
Both Ribbon and Attaching Buckle are Copper/Brass and non-ferrous.
The Ribbon is 1/2" Wide and .012" thick.
Attaching Buckle is 7/8" wide x 1" long and .027" thick
Was found about 6" down in compacted ground where cars parked for years at a local church.
The property had a one-room school on it...