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 Posted 12/07/2019  8:13 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Coinzguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Any help with identification is appreciated.

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 Posted 12/07/2019  8:16 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
For sure Ethiopian, but I see a broken off ring on the top so most likely a token imitating a Birr I think. Can you please add a close-up shot of that part of the rim? Thx.
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 Posted 12/08/2019  10:07 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinzguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I have attached a few images of the top post. It was harder that I would have guessed to take a picture of.




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 Posted 12/08/2019  5:54 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Anaximander to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The portrait is Emperor Menelik II ( or "Manelik" ) of Ethiopia, ruled 1889-1913. The Ethiopian calendar years are 7 less than Western.
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