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Modern Asian coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens => Other South-East Asia => Topic started by: Quant.Geek on January 18, 2014, 07:43:32 PM

Title: Tenasserim-Pegu: Anonymous (early 19th c.) Tin Token (Rob-pt.3, #18)
Post by: Quant.Geek on January 18, 2014, 07:43:32 PM
Tenasserim-Pegu: Anonymous (early 19th c.) Tin Token (Rob-pt.3, #18)

This is the plate specimen coin from Robinson M., The lead and tin coins of Pegu and Tenasserim

Obv: Cock to left within circle, beads from mouth
Rev: 2 clouds and what appears to be stylized Tibetan characters, perhaps imitating a late 18th or early 19th century Sino-Tibetan sho

A high-resolution image of this coin is available at FORVM Ancient Coins (http://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-105829)

(http://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/albums/userpics/36484/normal_Tenasserim-Pegu_Rob3-18.jpg)
Title: Re: Tenasserim-Pegu: Anonymous (early 19th c.) Tin Token (Rob-pt.3, #18)
Post by: Figleaf on January 18, 2014, 07:52:38 PM
You never cease to discover things when you are interested in coins. Are these really coins or tokens?

Peter