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Jan 4th & 60°, nice to get out

Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 8,600 ✭✭✭✭✭

Went to a former colonial house site, where a large stone home was moved to another locale. Dug junk and clad from 2-4" for a while. Finally got 2 hits at 6-8". First the cast iron decorative piece and then a Draped bust cent. Just enough detail to id. Think it's a reverse of 1797. Gotta play with the angle some more. One more warm day tomorrow. Peace Roy

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  • No HeadlightsNo Headlights Posts: 2,027 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Freezing rain here today. Glad you could get out Roy. Happy New year.
    Jim

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice old cent..... well, it is old... and saw a lot of commerce. But if you can confirm the date, it is still a great find. Cheers, RickO

  • Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 8,600 ✭✭✭✭✭

    As a digger, I know find condition is part of the reality of the loss of detail. Still exciting to find early US coins right where they dropped. The obv is poor but the rev wreath detail is better. Have a good day. Peace Roy

    BST: endeavor1967, synchr, kliao, Outhaul, Donttellthewife, U1Chicago, ajaan, mCarney1173, SurfinHi, MWallace, Sandman70gt, mustanggt, Pittstate03, Lazybones, Walkerguy21D, coinandcurrency242 , thebigeng, Collectorcoins, JimTyler, USMarine6, Elkevvo, Coll3ctor, Yorkshireman, CUKevin, ranshdow, CoinHunter4, bennybravo, Centsearcher, braddick, Windycity, ZoidMeister, mirabela, JJM, RichURich, Bullsitter, jmski52

  • johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,329 ✭✭✭✭✭

    ive dug a few large cents before a few slicks. still nice to see them these days

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It is one of the truly interesting part of metal detecting - to find coins from the 1800's or even the 1700's, and realize they have been in the ground for 200 to 300 years, and you are the first to view them after they were lost. Cheers, RickO

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