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Old 09-12-2019, 01:45 AM
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Please help identify I think it's a coin but I can't clean it as it's really thin i found it in my backyard an the area I love in is a cross section of civil war an American revolution within a block in all directions
As you can tell by pictures an comparison it's odd in size a little smaller than the modern quarter a little bigger than a nickel when running it past my detector it goes off around zinc but from zinc to solid silver it's quiet!!!!
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Old 09-12-2019, 07:17 AM
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Possibly a trade token. Hard to tell.

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Old 09-12-2019, 07:24 AM
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Seeing it next to that quarter makes it about the right size for a half cent. Your last picture also shows a ring similar to those on the back of half cents. If you gently clean within that circle, the words, "half cent" might become visible. Whatever it is, it's very worn and will likely be difficult to identify definitively.

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Old 09-12-2019, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by mysteriousnesss View post
Seeing it next to that quarter makes it about the right size for a half cent. Your last picture also shows a ring similar to those on the back of half cents. If you gently clean within that circle, the words, "half cent" might become visible. Whatever it is, it's very worn and will likely be difficult to identify definitively.
Maybe itís just my eyes but the second picture looks clearly like a 25 in the middle, although itís rotated. I see what youíre saying about the last picture though.

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Old 09-12-2019, 11:53 AM
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Maybe itís just my eyes but the second picture looks clearly like a 25 in the middle, although itís rotated. I see what youíre saying about the last picture though.
I see it now, not sure how I missed it the first time around.

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Old 09-12-2019, 02:08 PM
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Wonder if its a 25th regiment button? From which war, I could not tell you, but possibly Rev? Awesome find!

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Old 09-12-2019, 11:30 PM
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Play money???

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Old 09-13-2019, 01:32 AM
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Was able to clean up a little still no year stars an fw on reverse or fm
Front stars an 25
Can only make out 4 stars front an back
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Old 09-13-2019, 02:26 AM
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My guess is Play Money. Similar to this one.
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Old 09-16-2019, 11:28 PM
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Could this be a soldier's trade coin or a poor man's coin
I am in va near one of less headquarters so could this belong to a 25 regiment or 25 infantry
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Old 09-17-2019, 11:13 AM
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Definitely play money. visit this page: http://rfc33.tripod.com/ and examine page 18


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Old 09-18-2019, 11:47 AM
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I think the F and the M stand for "Fun Money", as suggested. Probably light weight, like aluminum?
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