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Offline Kevin Dsouza

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Portuguese India Bazaruco
« on: December 27, 2012, 10:24:15 PM »
A very good morning to everyone .... i really need some help in identifying this coin , gone thought all the  catalogues  i have , but no luck ... any help will be really appreciated .I seems like its made of lead , as it leaves a mark if i rub it against any paper .... Hope you can help me out ....n hope you have a great day ahead .

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WOC2011


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Offline Monge

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Re: Portuguese India Bazaruco
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2013, 12:43:10 PM »
Hi,
Looking the obverse it is cleary  a coin from Dio (mint letters D-O).
The reverse has a date that the picture  does not allow to read : 1709(??)
Other key element is the diameter and weigth.
The metal is probably Tutenag (Cu+Ni+Zn) or Calain (Asian tin with many impurities)
See for intance this coin but in cooper:
http://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces49256.html

Offline Figleaf

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Re: Portuguese India Bazaruco
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2013, 06:11:18 PM »
Several elements on this piece are incorrect. I think it is a modern tourist souvenir.

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