Found today in Eastern Washington. Still in disbelief. Didn't think there was anything this old here.

BABALONGOGGLES

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BABALONGOGGLES

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I have to imagine someone involved in the fur trade dropped it. City it was found in wasn't founded until 1878 I believe. Apparently this is a coin from the British Guiana Colony in South America. In 1813 this One Stiver was minted while the colony was part of a conflict between the Netherlands, Britain, and France. In 1813, the One Stiver and the Half Stiver were minted to basically taunt the Netherlands by stamping King George III's face on it while still using the Netherlands currency. At least, that's what I've been able to gather so far.

Still can't believe I found this. Oldest coin previously was a 1902 Barber dime.
 

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I have to imagine someone involved in the fur trade dropped it. City it was found in wasn't founded until 1878 I believe. Apparently this is a coin from the British Guiana Colony in South America. In 1813 this One Stiver was minted while the colony was part of a conflict between the Netherlands, Britain, and France. In 1813, the One Stiver and the Half Stiver were minted to basically taunt the Netherlands by stamping King George III's face on it while still using the Netherlands currency. At least, that's what I've been able to gather so far.

Still can't believe I found this. Oldest coin previously was a 1902 Barber dime.
Thats awesome I got an 1851 large cent earlier this year in a town founded in 1882 go figure never know what you are gonnaget
 

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I have to imagine someone involved in the fur trade dropped it. City it was found in wasn't founded until 1878 I believe. Apparently this is a coin from the British Guiana Colony in South America. In 1813 this One Stiver was minted while the colony was part of a conflict between the Netherlands, Britain, and France. In 1813, the One Stiver and the Half Stiver were minted to basically taunt the Netherlands by stamping King George III's face on it while still using the Netherlands currency. At least, that's what I've been able to gather so far.

Still can't believe I found this. Oldest coin previously was a 1902 Barber dime.
That is a cool find...I was just over on your side of the mountains having a hotdog and beer in Leavenworth! That's a big coin and in great condition!
 
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A very very nice recovery!! Big Congrats on saving another bit of history from becoming dust!

What a cool coin, and in such great shape!
 

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