Author Topic: Dutch India: Stiver (ca. 1695), Negapatnam (Scholten-1244, KM#28)  (Read 725 times)

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Offline Quant.Geek

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Dutch India: Stiver (ca. 1695), Negapatnam (Scholten-1244, KM#28)

Another ONS auction win...

Obv: Facing figure of God Kali
Rev: Tamil “Nakapattanam” - நாகபடடணம

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Re: Dutch India: Stiver (ca. 1695), Negapatnam (Scholten-1244, KM#28)
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2013, 08:51:53 PM »
This coin is from a beautiful series with the same design in several sizes, made before the reducing lath was invented. I am slightly worried by the dark green spots at 3 and 11 o'clock...

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