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    My new BEST coin ever!

    Hello friends,
    I just returned from 9 days detecting in Germany and got an amazing coin on the last morning! It is a 15 Kreuzer dated 1662 and features the bust of Leopold I. He was also known as "hog mouth" because of his severe facial deformity. The coin is the same size as a half dollar and was a total shock when it popped out of the ground! It is the largest silver coin I have dug in Germany. I am so excited to have this coin! The obverse reads: LEOPOLDVSDGRIS (XV) AGHBREX (Leopoldus Dei Gratia Romanorum Imperator Semper Augustus Germaniae Hungariae Bohemiae Rex)

    The reverse reads: ARCHIDAVSDVXBVCOTYR 1662 (Archidux Austriae Dux Burgundiae Comes Tyrolis).

    See video here: ==

    I also found a bunch of other amazing coins and relics!
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    Last edited by Full Metal Digger; 10-18-2023 at 06:49 PM.
    Oldest Coin: 100-60 BC Gallic bronze coin (Sequani Tribe)
    Oldest Silver Coin: 1156 hammered Pfennig from (now) Bavaria
    Oldest U.S. coin: 1805 Draped Bust Large Cent
    Best Coins EVER: 1625 4 Sols from Kingdom of Chateau Renaud, France
    1662 15 Kreuzers, Leopold I, Austria
    Best Relics: Bronze Age Arrowheads & Spearhead, 2c Roman silver ring, complete medieval knight's spur (x6)
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