Surprise Coin from Colonial House Site

Waterhead

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Here's a surprise 1761 Sweden 1 Öre Silvermynt - Adolf Fredrik copper I dug in an early colonial house site here in SE Virginia.

Got to say, it was a head scratcher for me. British coppers, Virginia Half Cents and Spanish silvers are common but this is a first.
 

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A2coins

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Thats a really cool coin to add to your collection Awesome find keep pulling those kinds of stuff out of there.......Tommy
 

VTColonialDigger

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That's a sweet coin! It certainly traveled a long way to get to the US! :icon_thumleft:
 
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Sweet find, congrats! :occasion14:
 

Horst

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I like those surprises thinking how did you get here? If the coin could tell it's story I would be listening all day.....very cool find! Congrats!
 

JeffInMass

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That is an awesome find- makes you wonder all about its history and how it ended up there- Congrats!
 

Colonial Digger

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Awesome find, History you just never know what /were/ or why on some things that will come out of the ground !! love those surprises like that .
 

Silvermonkey

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So cool. You just never know who was on that piece of ground in the past, or why...Congrats on a crazy good find!!!!!
 

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