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Old 08-23-2019, 11:18 PM
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Originally Posted by PrussianBleu View post
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"COP" is a known counterstamp from Charles Ogden Price, a tobacco merchant in Charleston, SC 1852-1863.

The percieved lightness is due to the fact that the south lacked raw materials right from the very start and was forced to use a 40% copper alloy.

(Just kidding, but a neat find either way)
BWAHAHAHAHAH!!! That was awesome. I forgot that I used to do this stuff... I'm going to have to go back and have some fun in the "What's this?" section...

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Old 08-23-2019, 11:19 PM
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Originally Posted by moparguy View post
"Sadly, the dead give away is the word COPY written on the obverse"

I believe ? ? ? That is the REVERSE ?
Why Yes... yes it is. Who knows why I wrote that.

Tails, sir. By-golly, it's called TAILS!

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Old 08-24-2019, 09:57 AM
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It is Tails! hahaha!

Still a cool find! I'd be happy with it! What a freak out though when you first noticed it I'm sure

Thanks and Congrats!
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Old 08-24-2019, 03:30 PM
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Copy means itís not to old but thatís awesome


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Old 08-24-2019, 07:14 PM
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Still an interesting thing to find!

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