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Offline bububoy

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Portuguese India-Goa- D. Manuel I, 1495-1521 Half Manoel
« on: May 11, 2015, 11:45:39 AM »
This was probably the first gold coin(*) struck by the Portuguese in Goa.
* though some may argue that the elder brother, the ultra rare One Manoel was the first to be issued.

Weight 1.65g, 16.2mm
AG#1987-E1.20.02



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Re: Portuguese India-Goa- D. Manuel I, 1495-1521 Half Manoel
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2015, 11:46:45 AM »
Another example of a similar coin, but in a little beaten down condition.

Weight- 1.36g, 15.4mm
AG#1987-E1.20.04



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