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Started by FosseWay, August 27, 2012, 12:56:06 PM
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Quote from: FosseWay on August 27, 2012, 12:56:06 PMOn a side note, this identification problem exemplifies one of my biggest gripes with KM: the fact that it very rarely gives weights for base metal coinage. I'm not specially interested in how many grams of silver a given coin contains, which information is given with almost religious precision for virtually all silver coins, whereas the total weight of many coins, regardless of metal, is often a significant aid to attribution. Even from a purely value-related perspective this can be important, as here, where the 'thick' variant is worth 10 times the 'thin', apparently.)
Quote from: Figleaf on August 27, 2012, 03:52:53 PM In all fairness, I do see more and more total weights included. Problem is that some contributors will give observed weight, rather than official weight, so progress is slow.