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Dutch India: Lead Cash w. Retrograde N (1657-1784) Negapatnam (Scholten-1242, KM#14.2)

Obv: Retrograde N above VOC monogram
Rev: Nakapattanam in Tamil

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Re: Dutch India: Lead Cash (1657-1784) Negapatnam (Scholten-1242, KM#14.2)
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2013, 10:42:44 AM »
The N is strangely formed. On all coins Scholten shows, it has sharp angles. Yet, your coin shows a rounded angle. If I remember correctly, my specimen had sharp angles also...

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Re: Dutch India: Lead Cash (1657-1784) Negapatnam (Scholten-1242, KM#14.2)
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2013, 11:04:40 AM »
Looking at the specimen from the ANS collection for comparison, it is somewhat round as well, but the upper part is sharp:



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Re: Dutch India: Lead Cash (1657-1784) Negapatnam (Scholten-1242, KM#14.2)
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2013, 01:41:15 AM »
The sharpish angle is above the C, where yours could have something similar. The roundish stroke on your coin is between O and C.

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Dear Quant.Geek,

Could you please give the weight of the coin?

Thanks!
Ananth

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3.42g


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Nice, I just got this recently, weight is 3.65g (approx)

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Wow!  That is extremely nice.  Wish I could pick up coins like that here  :(  Difficult to find coins in that condition in the US....


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Thanks Ram! I am in the US as well. I shall let you know if I come across one more example like this :)

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Re: Dutch India: Lead Cash (1657-1784) Negapatnam (Scholten-1242, KM#14.2)
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2017, 12:19:51 PM »
I am in Tamilnadu and I am worried I am not able to find such coins... :D