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Started by Oesho, August 06, 2011, 05:38:19 PM
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QuoteI'm not sure how they prepared the flans for striking to get the weight correct & keep it round, I read an ongoing discussion on another coin forum which you possibly saw as to how the blanks were prepared. Various ideas that they were cut from a round bar or cut from sheet silver & chiseled till they were round were put forward.Maybe that would make a good thread on this forum if you actually know how it was done. I can't imagine how you could accurately chop a 28mm silver bar like you would a German sausage but that's one of the most
Quote from: Oesho on August 06, 2011, 05:38:19 PM"I may here mention that on examining the contents of the Amir's treasury no fewer than thirteen thou- sand Russian gold coins were found. What were they paid for?"
QuoteI may here mention that on examining the contents of the Amir's treasury no fewer than thirteen thou- sand Russian gold coins were found. What were they paid for?
Quote from: Oesho on August 09, 2011, 10:09:54 PMWhen the mint at St. Petersburg under diplomatic pressure from the Netherlands, stopped with the production of these 'Dutch' ducats, similar coins started to be produced in the Punjab. Those imitative Dutch ducats bear the abbreviation TOA instead of TRA for TRAjectum (Utrecht).
QuoteYou wouldn't have one lying arouns so you could post a picture, would you?