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Offline capnbirdseye

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Can't believe I spotted this on Ebay  :D :D
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Error in R, N, and A on the obverse. Not to speak this is a pre-ascention issue. Perhaps struck somewhere in Easter Island when the young future queen was out exploring the world with Captain Nemo and his merry band of Argonauts. Characters cleverly hidden among the floral patterns on the reverse are said to hold the key to the decipherement of the rongorongo script.

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Not only pre-ascention but actually pre birth by one year makes this coin even rarer.

Now known as the blind queen rupee it's been suggested she was chewing tobacco when posing for the engraver
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I'd have bought it. It's a surefire conversation piece.

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

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I'd have bought it. It's a surefire conversation piece.

Peter
I can sell you one for just one million as I know you. For others the price is 10 rupees  ;D >:D
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I can sell you one for just one million as I know you.

I am honoured. I can probably get together a million lira (Turkish and Italian) in coins, but it'd be a bit heavy, so unfortunately, I must insist that you pay postage. However, I'll pay yours if you'll include a few of those rare 1616 and 1818 East India Company coppers :D

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Turkish million Lira was a single coin so not really heavy.

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Dheer and Peter, you made me laugh... lol
Thx
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Loop back to reply #4. My sides ache. You are right, nomadbird. Long live clowns!

Peter
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coin is currently for sale on Ebay.com,  Starting bid:US $5.00
I'm shocked that there is no flurry of bidding  ???

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