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Last post: May 12, 2024, 08:30:17 AM Re: Ottoman stamp by THCoins

Collecting coins

Coin collecting
Information on the hobby, private collections and collecting methods.

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Topics: 544

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Cleaning, conservation and storage
Take care of your coins. Here's how to.

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Posts: 2,580
Topics: 230

Last post: April 28, 2024, 10:16:03 AM Re: Yellow deposit on lo... by Amit Kher

The law, breaking it, international shipping
Legal matters relating to coins and collecting. Does not include fakes and imitations.

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Sub-BoardsLost and stolen

Fakes and imitations
Coins made without authority and pieces made with the intention to replace a genuine coin with or without the intention to deceive.

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Topics: 578

Last post: May 06, 2024, 08:03:07 AM Re: Indo-Greek coin by Matteo

Coin-like items issued without the knowledge or permission of the competent authority. Excludes re-strikes with original dies and tokens.

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Last post: May 09, 2024, 01:33:24 AM Re: Currency of the Prin... by NewHikaru089

Design and designing

Thematic collecting
Here, any theme goes, as long as it remains coin-related.

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Posts: 12,903
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Last post: May 18, 2024, 12:04:12 PM Re: Mountains and volcan... by Javier

Coin characteristics
Shapes, sizes, metals, denominations, legends and design aspects.

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Coin design
Official entries and designs by members. Enjoy the fruits of creativity and fantasy.

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Posts: 8,507
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Last post: May 14, 2024, 12:34:04 PM Re: Interview: Daniel Ca... by brandm24

Research and reference

Unidentified coins
Tokens have their own unidentified board. Think of giving weight and diameter, please!

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Posts: 1,520
Topics: 357

Last post: May 20, 2024, 07:10:28 PM Re: Unknown copper coin ... by MORGENSTERNN

Information on the science of numismatics, its terminology and public numismatic collections.

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Last post: May 20, 2024, 11:47:07 PM Frozen Dates by africancoins

Coin and medal production technology
From anvil and hammer to modern presses and how they were handled.

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Last post: August 23, 2023, 01:44:29 PM Re: Coin die by THCoins

Best of World of Coins
Showcasing our membership's best contributions to numismatics, chosen by the members themselves.

Moderator: FosseWay

Posts: 166
Topics: 32

Last post: January 03, 2016, 01:35:16 PM Re: Voting 2015 by TIF

Printed material and equivalent
Books, ebooks, presentations, numismatic catalogues, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, auction catalogues etc.

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Topics: 394

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Useful links
Other helpful sites for collectors and numismatists.

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Posts: 843
Topics: 195

Last post: February 10, 2023, 02:10:18 AM Biblical Coins and Weigh... by mrbrklyn

Ancient coins

Ancient Greece
Here you can discuss and show ancient Greek coins.

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Posts: 2,058
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Last post: May 18, 2024, 06:49:56 PM Re: please help me to id... by JMP

For all your questions about Roman coins.

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Last post: May 01, 2024, 11:40:15 AM Re: please help me to id... by Figleaf

Barbarians and Celts
Imitations of Roman coins, Celtic coins.

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Other ancients
Coins that do not fit any other board of the "ancient coins" section.

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Posts: 1,363
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Last post: May 20, 2024, 04:05:10 PM Re: Sasanian Khusro II c... by Amit Kher

Medieval coins

Islamic world
Generally, medieval coins in Arabic and Kufic script

Moderator: THCoins

Posts: 10,739
Topics: 1,945

Last post: May 20, 2024, 03:23:23 PM Re: Need help identifyin... by kimo

Indian subcontinent: early Islamic Sultanates
Medieval coins of the Indian peninsula up to 1526

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Posts: 12,693
Topics: 2,609

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Christian world
Generally, medieval coins with latin and gothic script

Moderators: Quant.Geek, Tirant

Posts: 4,454
Topics: 944

Last post: May 20, 2024, 08:35:18 PM Re: Tiny Hungarian silve... by Pellinore

Other medieval coins
Coins struck before 1506 that don't fit in other categories on this board

Moderator: Tirant

Posts: 732
Topics: 120

Last post: February 26, 2024, 11:07:30 AM Re: Türgesh qaghanate, 6... by Figleaf

Sub-BoardsBuddhist world

Coins of long traditions

Cash type coins
Coins with a square hole from China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam

Posts: 1,688
Topics: 347

Last post: April 15, 2024, 12:11:36 PM Re: A reason to check 'g... by THCoins

Ottoman coins
Includes Mamluk coins from 648 AH and Osmanli coins until their overthrow in 1340 AH / 1922 AD. Includes North African coins similar to Ottoman coins.

Posts: 1,810
Topics: 336

Last post: May 14, 2024, 11:16:04 PM Re: Morocco: Saadian Dir... by numisquare

Euro coins

Circulation euro coins
Regular circulation coins that are legal tender throughout the euro area and packaged sets. Excludes commemorative 2 euro issues.

Moderator: Bimat

Posts: 2,199
Topics: 214

Last post: April 27, 2024, 06:54:09 PM Re: INCM wins tender for... by coinote

Commemorative 2 euro coins
Coins with a denomination of 2 euros of a commemorative nature. Both joint issues and individual member-state issues. Includes single commemoratives in coin card.

Moderator: Bimat

Posts: 3,396
Topics: 339

Last post: April 08, 2024, 04:24:54 PM Re: Luxembourg 2024 by Angus

Collector coins
Coins (usually gold or silver) made primarily for collectors; legal tender in the issuing country only.

Moderator: Bimat

Posts: 3,770
Topics: 525

Last post: May 04, 2024, 12:41:50 PM Re: The Netherlands 2024... by eurocoin

BU Prooflike and Proof euro sets
Post news on new issues and mintages here.

Moderator: Bimat

Posts: 445
Topics: 110

Last post: October 30, 2023, 05:45:44 PM Re: Luxembourg 2023 proo... by Angus

New euro countries
Which countries want to use the euro? When will it happen? New designs. All here.

Moderator: Bimat

Posts: 922
Topics: 48

Last post: May 16, 2024, 10:27:59 AM Re: Bulgaria next in lin... by eurocoin

Euro news and basics
For everything that doesn't fit in the other categories of this board

Moderator: Bimat

Posts: 1,578
Topics: 184

Last post: April 21, 2024, 02:13:54 PM Luxembourg: Grand Duke H... by eurocoin

Modern European coins except the euro

Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

Moderator: FosseWay

Posts: 1,438
Topics: 182

Last post: April 03, 2024, 12:34:13 PM Re: Denmark: Queen Margr... by eurocoin

Includes German states, Danzig, GDR, Saarland, army money

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Last post: April 18, 2024, 10:19:43 AM Re: Saxony 1/24 thaler J... by Figleaf

Austria and Switzerland
Includes Liechtenstein and predecessor states

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Posts: 1,455
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Last post: April 11, 2024, 01:40:24 AM Re: A Tale of Two Batzen... by CameronK

Central and Eastern Europe
Includes predecessor states. See inside for what's covered here.

Moderator: Zantetsuken

Posts: 2,575
Topics: 340

Last post: April 06, 2024, 08:04:47 AM Re: 2 coins by ZYV

Russia and USSR; Belarus, Ukraine
Includes coins of Russian Caucasia, Siberia, Tannu Tuva, and Tatarstan.

Posts: 1,720
Topics: 203

Last post: January 16, 2024, 08:51:41 PM Re: help in identifying ... by stef

Italy, Malta, Cyprus and modern Greece
Includes predecessor states, Crete, Ionian Islands, Vatican and San Marino

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Topics: 181

Last post: April 25, 2024, 12:05:30 AM Re: 10 Grani - Emmanuel ... by RoyalCoinage

Spain, Portugal
Includes Andorra and surrounding islands that belong to these countries

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Topics: 242

Last post: May 20, 2024, 01:19:19 PM Gibraltar: 50 pence Wins... by eurocoin


Includes Monaco. Excludes parts of the Holy Roman empire now in France.

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Topics: 150

Last post: April 15, 2024, 12:04:03 AM Re: Louis XVI coin (?) =... by CameronK

Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg and predecessors

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Posts: 1,510
Topics: 192

Last post: May 14, 2024, 05:54:01 PM Re: Heylen Group sells R... by eurocoin

Irish pre-independence and post-independence coins, pre-decimal and decimal.

Moderator: Elak

Posts: 447
Topics: 35

Last post: November 27, 2023, 06:42:12 AM Re: Comments on Anglo-Ir... by FosseWay

British Crown Dependencies
The Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney. Includes Lundy.

Moderator: Alan71

Posts: 2,061
Topics: 219

Last post: May 14, 2024, 11:48:04 AM Re: Isle of Man: History... by Offa

Modern Asian coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens

West Asia
Arab states of the Middle East, Turkey and Israel. Includes predecessors.

Posts: 1,482
Topics: 221

Last post: April 06, 2024, 08:47:06 PM Re: Yemeni Houthi coin o... by NewHikaru089

Central Asia and the Caucasus
Asian states, formerly part of the Soviet Union. Includes predecessors.

Posts: 1,158
Topics: 159

Last post: May 17, 2024, 12:53:21 PM Re: Uzbekistan: post-Sov... by Figleaf

Iran and Afghanistan
Includes predecessor states

Moderator: saro

Posts: 7,573
Topics: 1,515

Last post: May 20, 2024, 06:25:23 PM Re: Civic copper falus f... by MORGENSTERNN

Sub-BoardsCivic issues

Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Maldives
Predominantly Muslim countries of the Indian sub-continent

Posts: 1,047
Topics: 120

Last post: April 08, 2024, 06:28:28 AM Re: Pakistan Standard Ci... by krishna

Indian subcontinent: Mughal, Princely states and colonial (1526-1947)
For coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens. Ask questions and show new acquisitions

Moderator: asm

Posts: 43,064
Topics: 7,964

Last post: May 19, 2024, 04:02:39 AM Dutch Pagoda - Maybe by gsrctr

India post 1947
The coins of post-independence India

Moderator: dheer

Posts: 7,751
Topics: 641

Last post: December 21, 2023, 07:51:31 AM Re: Mass Old Commemorati... by krishna

India new issues
Speculation and facts on new issues, their initial ordering and distribution methods, opinions on design, quality and packaging and similar issues.

Moderator: dheer

Posts: 6,768
Topics: 277

Last post: May 14, 2024, 01:37:09 PM Re: New commemorative co... by Navaneeth

Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and Mongolia
The rest of the Indian sub-continent plus Mongolia

Moderator: Gusev

Posts: 1,592
Topics: 252

Last post: April 18, 2024, 04:09:12 PM Re: Tibetan Ga-den Tangk... by Gusev

China, Taiwan
Includes predecessor states, Hong Kong and Macao

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Posts: 1,235
Topics: 214

Last post: May 19, 2024, 12:00:52 AM Re: Kansu 20 cash Y-C407... by MORGENSTERNN

Japan, North and South Korea
Includes predecessor states

Moderator: thelawnet

Posts: 1,112
Topics: 143

Last post: April 23, 2024, 03:06:09 PM Re: North Korea, 1 Won, ... by eurocoin

For coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens. Ask questions and show new acquisitions

Moderator: thelawnet

Posts: 1,036
Topics: 110

Last post: January 14, 2024, 06:35:12 PM Re: Palembang copper and... by bgriff99

Other South-East Asia
See inside for countries covered

Moderator: thelawnet

Posts: 1,921
Topics: 258

Last post: January 17, 2024, 06:13:13 PM Re: Comments on "Coinage... by coinote

Modern coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens of Africa

All Around Africa
African coins and tokens. A web site made by World of Coins member Paul Baker and hosted by World of Coins.

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Last post: September 04, 2022, 06:53:16 PM Re: Checklist of regular... by africancoins

North Africa
See inside for countries covered

Posts: 1,158
Topics: 176

Last post: May 14, 2024, 07:41:40 PM Re: Egypt to enhance coo... by eurocoin

Sub-Saharan Africa
For coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens. Ask questions and show new acquisitions

Moderator: Afrasi

Posts: 6,139
Topics: 520

Last post: May 11, 2024, 11:29:12 PM Re: ZiG currency to repl... by eurocoin

Modern coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens of America

Includes predecessors, Newfoundland and Saint Pierre and Miquelon.

Moderator: Offa

Posts: 1,283
Topics: 219

Last post: February 21, 2024, 07:58:15 AM Re: Canadian gift sets: ... by MCz

Includes Hawaii

Moderator: brandm24

Posts: 3,140
Topics: 331

Last post: April 27, 2024, 12:51:47 PM Re: US quarters depictin... by brandm24

For coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens. Ask questions and show new acquisitions

Posts: 450
Topics: 73

Last post: December 30, 2023, 02:24:57 PM Re: Modern coins of Mexi... by <k>

Central and South America
Includes the Falkland Islands.

Posts: 2,944
Topics: 367

Last post: May 06, 2024, 10:15:41 PM Government of SGSSI laun... by eurocoin

Sub-BoardsBritish outposts

Includes Bermuda.

Posts: 1,370
Topics: 164

Last post: May 05, 2024, 07:08:42 PM Re: New Jamaican coin su... by <k>

Modern coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens of Oceania

Includes Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Does not include Papua New Guinea

Posts: 1,078
Topics: 140

Last post: April 24, 2024, 10:38:47 AM Re: Tasmanian coin by Figleaf

New Zealand
Does not include Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau and Oceania.

Posts: 477
Topics: 69

Last post: December 31, 2023, 05:25:44 PM Re: "Queen of New Zealan... by <k>

Pacific Islands
Includes Papua New Guinea and Oceania, excludes West Irian.

Posts: 1,927
Topics: 147

Last post: May 20, 2024, 11:43:14 AM Re: Comments on: "The Gi... by <k>

Tokens used for payments

Posts: 3,595
Topics: 360

Last post: April 03, 2024, 11:02:40 PM Re: Pyongyang Scarce Met... by NKtraveller

Food and drink tokens
Includes beer, bread, cafeteria, co-op, coffee, milk and other tokens, whether for use in machines or not. Excludes producers, shops that sell non-food items and the military.

Posts: 2,099
Topics: 193

Last post: May 14, 2024, 05:31:13 PM Re: London & Newcastle C... by Figleaf

Confinement tokens
Tokens of institutions whose inmates were not free to leave, including, prisons, work camps, prisoners of war camps, concentration camps and mental hospitals and wards. It does not cover other military and medical tokens.

Posts: 175
Topics: 29

Last post: December 22, 2023, 03:10:19 PM Re: Swiss prison token f... by Figleaf

Telephone and utility tokens
Includes laundry, shower, gas and electricity tokens, excludes car wash tokens

Moderator: FosseWay

Posts: 812
Topics: 76

Last post: May 09, 2024, 01:53:29 PM Re: Netherlands Electric... by Figleaf

Entertainment tokens
Includes gaming machine, amusement park, music & dance tokens, excludes casino tokens

Moderator: FosseWay

Posts: 1,923
Topics: 214

Last post: April 06, 2024, 12:47:47 AM Re: Bell-Fruit Games Ltd by bhx7

Other tokens used for payments
Includes military, etc.

Posts: 5,403
Topics: 653

Last post: May 11, 2024, 04:56:04 PM Re: Keighley token by JohnI

Medals and tokens not used for payments

Counters, toy and play money
Pieces used for calculations, keeping scores, casinos or for play.

Posts: 2,052
Topics: 273

Last post: December 26, 2023, 01:40:57 PM Re: Help to identify thi... by coinsmcr

Famous people, places and events, souvenirs
Art medals with a historic theme, no private family medals

Moderator: FosseWay

Posts: 3,587
Topics: 522

Last post: May 09, 2024, 05:52:54 PM Re: For the times, they ... by Figleaf

Prizes and decorations
Civil or military rewards for accomplishments

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Posts: 816
Topics: 135

Last post: April 07, 2024, 01:30:52 PM Re: Early Scout Medals/A... by brandm24

Posts: 801
Topics: 112

Last post: May 06, 2023, 08:35:29 AM Re: Persian good luck to... by saro

Religious and philanthropic medals
Includes temple tokens and devotion medals

Moderator: mitresh

Posts: 1,433
Topics: 244

Last post: March 25, 2024, 08:41:58 PM Re: Brass token with por... by saro

Advertising, propaganda and numismatic artefacts
Coins and banknotes changed or imitated artfully, to make fun or to make a political point. Excludes commercial fantasies.

Moderator: brandm24

Posts: 4,397
Topics: 437

Last post: May 11, 2024, 03:35:09 PM Re: What is the meaning ... by JohnI

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Miscellaneous token boards

World of Tokens
Quick access to "World of Tokens", made with Wikipedia software.

Redirects: 12,821

Last post: February 01, 2024, 09:50:54 AM Re: Can't log into World... by JohnI

Unidentified tokens
Unidentified coins have their own board. Include size, weight and metal in your request for identification, please!

Posts: 1,946
Topics: 407

Last post: April 22, 2024, 01:03:56 PM Re: M.T.C. - 2D plastic ... by Figleaf

Groups of tokens by geography
Post here if your token subject depends on geographic features. Includes island tokens. Excludes coins, fakes, fantasies and any token threads that can be put on another token board.

Moderator: brandm24

Posts: 2,418
Topics: 374

Last post: May 14, 2024, 04:03:51 PM Re: Islands - My new fin... by Alex Island

Adjacent hobbies

Metal detecting and archeology
A hobby and a science, vital for coin collectors.

Moderator: Pellinore

Posts: 1,189
Topics: 299

Last post: May 02, 2024, 04:50:41 PM Re: Taj Mahal Treasure C... by WillieBoyd2

Unusual items used like money
Covers "primitive" coins, religious and ceremonial items used as money or looking like money and non-metallic items that were used as money but don't look like coins or banknotes. Does not cover unusually shaped but practical metallic items commonly used as money.

Posts: 127
Topics: 21

Last post: August 29, 2022, 10:19:16 PM Re: Tea bricks by Manzikert

Coin scales, weights and handling machines
Includes official tariffs and weight tables. Does not include modern collector's tools, such as electronic mini-scales, callipers and mini-magnets. These are covered on the board "coin collecting".

Posts: 476
Topics: 58

Last post: December 14, 2023, 02:45:26 PM Re: Help to identify coi... by Guillaume Hermann

Posts: 1,035
Topics: 159

Last post: February 22, 2024, 03:43:54 PM Re: Miniature paintings by JMP

Collecting banknotes
General paper money discussions

Moderator: Coinsforever

Posts: 6,389
Topics: 1,128

Last post: May 08, 2024, 10:48:38 PM Is not that confusing ? by JMP


Forum quizzes and games
Self-generated numismatic entertainment that challenges the membership

Posts: 1,463
Topics: 57

Last post: March 08, 2024, 07:15:59 AM Re: December competition... by velind

External events
When and where will there be a fair or an auction? See also the calendar.

Moderator: Vivek

Posts: 2,315
Topics: 324

Last post: February 27, 2024, 04:41:55 AM Re: National Numismatic ... by Navaneeth

Forum and community information

Scanning, photography and image manipulation
See also the boards on "The law, breaking it, and international shipping" for copyright issues and "Computer and forum software issues" for posting problems

Moderator: PeaceBD

Posts: 788
Topics: 64

Last post: October 16, 2023, 04:08:14 PM Re: Coin photography wit... by Figleaf