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Old 05-18-2019, 12:53 AM
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Hi everyone. I found my first old coin today! I was so excited and tried cleaning it methodically with a toothpick for hours. Unfortunately I still couldn't get a date. I saw another post had these identifying pictures below. I could use some help distinguishing the age range. Either way I am super excited I got my first colonial coin! Thanks everyone.
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Old 05-18-2019, 05:50 PM
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I would have to say 1740-1754 variety based on the area below the shoulder, the u in Georgius, and the II to the right of the bust. The earlier variety has noticeably less space than the later type. Just my uneducated guess.

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Old 05-18-2019, 07:20 PM
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Iím going with 1729-1739 based on head position ..looking up more and hair line

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Old 05-19-2019, 12:52 AM
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Definitely the 29-39 variety. Look at the pony tail and the hair bulge off the head by the pony tail. Congratulations on the great find.
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Old 05-19-2019, 02:00 AM
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Thanks everyone! Either way the coin is at least 260+ years old so I couldn't be happier. So crazy to think about who once owned it and how they dropped it.
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Old 05-19-2019, 04:56 AM
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Congrats on your find,,, I found a 1717 king George II ,,, It looks like your,,, I found coins pics on him ,,, If you look at the tip of his hair line it come to a point,,, The distance between hair and letters will tell you what year it is,,, Every pic tip of hair points at a difference place,,, Hope this help you.
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Old 05-19-2019, 12:25 PM
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Colonial Copper! Circa 1737...Ö..congrats!

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Ah. Yes. The wheat penny of colonial sites. Great find and Im sure it will be the first of many

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I would say it's the 1729-1739 based on the hairline, it's hard to tell really. Either way it's a great find.

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Old 05-20-2019, 01:04 AM
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Originally Posted by fasteddy View post
Congrats on your find,,, I found a 1717 king George II ,,, It looks like your,,, I found coins pics on him ,,, If you look at the tip of his hair line it come to a point,,, The distance between hair and letters will tell you what year it is,,, Every pic tip of hair points at a difference place,,, Hope this help you.
Thanks Fasteddy! Definitely helpful I appreciate it.
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