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Old 12-09-2010, 05:33 PM
gblock gblock is offline
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Question Anybody know what this is?

I got this coin hoping to find out what it was, but im having a bit more trouble than i anticipated. its copper, pretty well worn and i think it has aramaic or hebrew on the side, i can make out ושבוע but nothing else. the guy kneeling is cool and when i took an etching it looks like he has a beard and a turban so i'm definitely leaning towards the middle east. any ideas would be greatly appreciated, thanks. i attached the photo for you to see, its kinda blurry but hopefully not too bad.
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Old 01-04-2011, 08:56 PM
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Default Re: Anybody know what this is?

Definitely looks Islamic.
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Old 01-05-2011, 09:39 PM
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Default Re: Anybody know what this is?

It is islamic. It loks similar to this Ayyubid coin: http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/foruma...dProduct=17715

It would help to see the reverse an know the size of the coin.

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Old 12-30-2014, 07:55 AM
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Default Re: Anybody know what this is?

he front has the bust of a chappie with a beard ( I know that narrows it down ) and it says made in Germany ? and the letters nurnbell or bourne ?- the rest is obscurred. The back says : Imitation of half crown and dated 1902/3 . In the middle is a shield with a crown on top- divided into four - with 3 lions in two squares and two rampant lions .
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