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Offline saro

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Iran, civic copper of Qazvin mint : eagle attacking a deer
« on: September 08, 2015, 03:32:38 PM »
11,02g  / bird of prey attacking a deer & legend :"zarb falus Qazvin", a date is present but not clear

(it comes from a small lot of iranian coppers I bought 25 years ago....)
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Re: Iran, civic copper of Qazvin mint : eagle attacking a deer
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2015, 09:16:24 AM »
This may be the only specimen left where you can actually see some details of feathers. It must have been frustrating for the die makers to see how much of their work was lost by weak strikes...

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.