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Old 05-01-2021, 07:17 PM
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Default My Oldest Coin

Been a year since I started detecting, so far this coin has been my oldest find.
a 1850 half penny. Bank of upper Canada before the constitution.
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Old 05-01-2021, 07:46 PM
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Very nice!
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Old 05-01-2021, 07:49 PM
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Very nice!
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Beautiful.
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That is awesome! Congrats!

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Beautiful.
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That is awesome! Congrats!
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Congrats on that nice oldie!

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Congrats on your half penny oldie!

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Nice old coin with detail congratulations!

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Nice find !

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Originally Posted by Almonte_ View post
Been a year since I started detecting, so far this coin has been my oldest find.
a 1850 half penny. Bank of upper Canada before the constitution.
Love it
Great find
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Nice Canadian half penny.

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Awesome find!

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Congrats on your oldest !! Very cool coin.

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Very nice find and in good shape too.

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