1776 half cent

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Matthew N Goad, Jan 27, 2019.


Is this real?

Poll closed Apr 27, 2019.
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  1. Matthew N Goad

    Matthew N Goad New Member

    Ive had this coin for years was found after installing a ses pool 8 ft deep .How could you tell if real no copy stamped close to 4 grams in weight .

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  3. Mainebill

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  4. Lon Chaney

    Lon Chaney Well-Known Member

    That doesn't look familiar to me, real or fake. Should I recognize that type?
  5. l.cutler

    l.cutler Member

    Very common fake. It is somewhat of a copy of a William Moulton New Hampshire copper. The thing is the coin that it is a copy of was not a genuine coin, sort of a copy of a copy. The New Hampshire coppers are somewhat of an enigma, the only certainty was the authorization for them. There are a few coins that are purported to be originals, but none can be proven.
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