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Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
« on: May 02, 2018, 11:54:40 PM »
Gentlemen,

I think that it is a Półtorak / 3 Polker of Zygmunt III Waza. Please, correct me if I am wrong and help me with mint and year.

Thanks a lot!
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Re: Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2018, 10:17:42 AM »
Confirmed. KM 41 (in my 5th edition, KM shows the wrong coin). Date is two digits above the globus cruciger. Left is clearly a two. Right could be a 6. If so, date is 1626.

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Re: Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2018, 12:29:11 PM »
Thanks a lot, Peter! Which page in Krause catalog were you checking?

Is it correct: https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces136387.html ?
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Re: Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2018, 07:22:14 PM »
Page 1441 in KM. Right page from the Numista web site. Numista has the correct picture, legend on arms side starts with SIGIS:DG, while KM shows a coin with GVS ADO instead.

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Re: Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2018, 09:01:04 PM »
I see, thanks! You are right, there is a wrong photo in Krause.

What do you think about variations Górecki B.26.1.a - Górecki B.26.1.d?
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Re: Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2018, 09:34:31 PM »
I know neither the author nor the book. Google books offers no joy either, so I suspect it is a learned article. Anyway, getting all the variants of a 17th century coin type together is akin to figuring out how many dies were used to produce the coin; a rather pointless exercise in my eyes.

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Re: Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2018, 09:43:12 PM »
Totally agree with you.
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Re: Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2018, 08:09:22 AM »
Strange. Why Numista did not mention Krause number. Why Krause has been using the wrong photo.
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Re: Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2018, 09:45:49 AM »
Can't answer for what others are doing. Google poltorak "3 polker" pictures and you get loads of coins like yours and also the coin in KM in Numista. HTH.

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Re: Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2018, 09:52:20 AM »
Thanks a lot, Peter!
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