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Offline Michiel

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8 arabic (?) coins
« on: October 11, 2016, 11:54:39 AM »
for the 3th time yesterday a lot of "islamic" coins went under the hammer without an bid. so i bought it. otherwise in an half year its here for the 4th time  :-[

But no luck in identify

So lets try

1. silver - 13,9 - 14,1 mm - 0,34 gram sachsen-meissen pfenning 1486 - 1525
2. silver - 15,4 - 15,6 mm - 0,36 gram sachsen-meissen pfenning 1464 - 1484
3. silver - 17,6 - 19,9 mm - 1,70 gram
4. copper/brass - 12,8 - 14,8 mm - 0,58 gram - obv: cross - rev: lion? pogh 1374/75 king levon V (Nercessian ACV 505/507)
5. silver - 193 - 22,5 mm - 4,28 gram - temple? pratihara dynasty 780-980
6. copper/brass - 17,0 - 18,3 mm - 1,72 gram
7. copper - 22,1 - 23,7 mm - 4,80 gram - first impression was a spanish cob coin.
8. silver? - 16,6 - 17,5 mm - 1,49 gram
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Offline Manzikert

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Re: 8 arabic (?) coins
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2016, 12:38:56 PM »
I think they are approximately

1.  German states uniface pfennig(?) (upside down)
2.  German states uniface pfennig(?) (upside down)
3.  Late Ilkhanid or successors (?)
4.  Armenian(?)
5.  India, Gurjara-Pratihara imitation of Sasanian drachm
6.  As no. 3
7.  Spain, countermarked 8(?) maravedis, c.1650 (Philip IV, crowned REX monogram on obv.?)
8.  As no. 3

Alan

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Re: 8 arabic (?) coins
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2016, 09:22:42 AM »
hi alan,

thanks.
thinking is good enough for me. lets give it a try.

Edit: nr7 - the rev is a mystery for me.
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