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 Posted 11/06/2018  11:54 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Rmassey210 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello, I am hoping someone can help me, I have no idea how to even start trying to ID this coin. My greatest thanks!


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 Posted 11/06/2018  11:57 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Rmassey210 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It is about 14 grams and 19 mm x 21 mm
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 Posted 11/06/2018  1:06 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add maridvnvm to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It looks like a transitional style Athenian owl Tetradrachm. I cannot say whether it is real or not however.
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 Posted 11/06/2018  1:07 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Finn235 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not roman, but copying an Athenian owl tetradrachm. I think this might be the bronze core of an ancient counterfeit, possibly of Near Eastern origin, based on the portrait.
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 Posted 11/06/2018  2:28 pm  Show Profile   Check echizento's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add echizento to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I agree a copy of an Athens tet, made to look old.
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 Posted 11/06/2018  6:14 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Rmassey210 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks everyone I would have loved my whole life never figuring that out !
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Lived!! Lol
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