Author Topic: Canoe money? Help to ID, please.  (Read 1023 times)

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Offline ZYV

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Canoe money? Help to ID, please.
« on: April 12, 2013, 12:41:25 PM »
Weight 35.27 g.
And what can be said about authentity of this object and its market  price, if You please.
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Re: Canoe money? Help to ID, please.
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2013, 01:30:52 PM »
This appears to be Tin "canoe money" or "boat money" from Sumatra, Indonesia. ca.800-1200 AD. A cast tin coin, made in a shape of a canoe or a boat, decorated with a flower pattern.

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Re: Canoe money? Help to ID, please.
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2013, 08:45:00 PM »
Thank You for the answer.
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