💥 I like this coin a lot 💥 Which is favorite in your colection?

Jorgeke

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Which is your favorite one?

Any gold coin?


Most antique?

Rare?
 

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fyrffytr1

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Congrats

There is a nice coin

What are the meaning of those initials?
I found this on another site. It explains the counterstamped coins better than I can.

In the 19th Century, especially from about the 1820's to the 1880's it was a common practice to counterstamp coins for any number of reasons. Sometimes businessmen did so to advertise their business, othertimes political slogans were stamped on coins. Many personal "pocket pieces" are also known where people stamped their names on coins and carried them in a pocket or on a chain around their neck. (Cited from: https://www.cointalk.com/threads/whats-the-deal-with-counter-stamped-coins.219436/)
 

doninbrewster

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Which is your favorite one? 1787 Connecticut M.33.38-Z.6. One of the finest known of less than 30 known specimens.

Any gold coin? 1871 British half sovereign found metal detecting.
Most antique?

Rare? 1787 Connecticut M.1.1-vv. Less than a dozen known. The original Discovery coin.
 

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Hunter1805

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maxrat.. Great Coins I will take 2 silver halves any day of the week. Crazy places we find coins.
 

Blak bart

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Some of my favorite coins.....I've found everyone of them, and I really like it when they come from shipwrecks......I've been blessed to live on galleon ally in the Florida keys.....other great coins came from the out islands of the bahamas !!
 

Peyton Manning

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Some of my favorite coins.....I've found everyone of them, and I really like it when they come from shipwrecks......I've been blessed to live on galleon ally in the Florida keys.....other great coins came from the out islands of the bahamas !!
Don’t fret Bart, someday you’ll find something good
 

Mike in NM

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My oldest is 1909 wheat penny. My neatest are the tax tokens I’ve found. 2 in NM and 2 in AZ. I’d love to go east and find an old silver coin
 

JVA5th

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These two aren't very exciting but kind of neat found them near each other and these came from next to my home here in central California so how they got here I have no idea.
 

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C/4

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Unfortunately in California I've had no luck with coins all my many years of metal detecting. Nothing significant for me just a few common silver coins. Though I look forward to seeing everyone's cool coins and getting jealous lol
Yup, me too! On the jealousy part. Very happy others have cool finds from time to time. I just returned to the sport with my young son in tow. He's already discovered treasure! Well, a quarter and a dime....might as well be Viking gold the way his face lit up!
 

JVA5th

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Yup, me too! On the jealousy part. Very happy others have cool finds from time to time. I just returned to the sport with my young son in tow. He's already discovered treasure! Well, a quarter and a dime....might as well be Viking gold the way his face lit up!
Lol little ones always find joy in any finds. Was doing some detecting at a fishing spot that once had a old town before they put a lake in. Little kids where following me around in awe of just the change lol. I hope I get to live in a old mining town called Hornitos soon I'll be given access to a lot of cool permissions and the place I may live on is one of the original old buildings from the 1800s so maybe things will change.
 

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