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Is This Coin From Philistia

 
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 Posted 02/25/2021  3:38 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add yooper to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Is this a genuine coin from Philistia?

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 Posted 02/25/2021  4:01 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add norantyki to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
No, it is a reproduction of some sort.
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Thank you.
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 Posted 02/25/2021  4:11 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bob L to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Seems to want to be an obol from Gaza. From what I can tell, the fabric on genuine coins from that period and location seems to always be much rougher than the OP coin. Here are some documented fakes for comparison...reverse from one, obverse from another.

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