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Re: Matron early copper penny
Posted by: dan b
Date: October 30, 2017 11:34AM
Thanks. I've pulled 4 silver coins from that location in the last 2 weeks. Unfortunately, the weather has taken a turn for the worse and it's feeling quite winterish. Might have to wait until spring now.



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Re: Matron early copper penny
Posted by: Charles (Upstate NY)
Date: October 31, 2017 12:13PM
The trick for extracting coin details on very worn coins is to position a light so that it shines at the edge of the coin casting shadows behind faint coin details on the face. The late 1700's US large cents into very early 1800's are rare. Prior to that US Colonials e.g. large cents minted by each state before a US mint was established. Mass, NY, NJ, etc. A 1700's US chain cent is still on my want to dig list.




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Re: Matron early copper penny
Posted by: Sataro
Date: November 05, 2017 04:37AM
Congrats on the large cent!



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