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Offline Sri

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Ottoman style fantasy
« on: November 22, 2009, 04:51:21 AM »
Greetings! This is Sri. Please help in identifying this coin which has persian inscription with details like which era does this belong to, king/kingdom, what do the symbols signify both Obv and Rev.

Please find below the images of the coin.


Thanks in Advance,
Sri

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Re: Ottoman style fantasy
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2009, 04:57:55 AM »
Welcome to WOC, Sri. I have myself wondered about this specimen, a lot of examples of which have appeared on eBay lately. As the "inscription" does not appear to make sense and because of the general crudeness, I think it could be a modern fantasy token.

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Re: Ottoman style fantasy
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2010, 04:22:33 AM »
The "obverse" reminds me of Ottoman style fantasies created for or in North Africa:  so I'm moving it there.
richie