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Old 04-28-2009, 06:27 AM
calum calum is offline
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Default Please help identify square coin

Hi,

I hope someone can help identify what this is - even if it's actually a coin or not!

It was included in a collection of coins I inherited, which are mostly UK 12th - 18th century, however this is very different.

It's 18mm x 18mm, weighs 7 grams and is impressed on only one side.

Does this look like a coin? Any suggestions as to what it might be?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-29-2009, 11:23 AM
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Default Baktrian?

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Originally Posted by calum
Hi,

I hope someone can help identify what this is - even if it's actually a coin or not!

It was included in a collection of coins I inherited, which are mostly UK 12th - 18th century, however this is very different.

It's 18mm x 18mm, weighs 7 grams and is impressed on only one side.

Does this look like a coin? Any suggestions as to what it might be?

Thanks in advance.

The Baktrian kingdom did issue square coinage, but there should be somehing on both sides.
See samples here:

http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/nemesi...t=8944&large=0

Joe W.
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Old 05-06-2009, 05:44 AM
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Hi Joe,

Thanks for the info and link. I've checked the square coins displayed but they don't really look like the item I have. Guess it's a questions of keeping on searching and learning

Thanks again for taking the time to reply.

Calum
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Old 04-09-2015, 01:17 AM
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