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Offline Michiel

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Belgium 2 cent IVN hamert on it
« on: July 30, 2018, 09:58:08 AM »
Does anybody has an idea why anyone would hammer IVN on an 2 cent?

I have a lot of coins with letters stamped in it. but this is hammered upwards from the same side. Its not hammered from the other side  ???


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Re: Belgium 2 cent IVN hamert on it
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2018, 10:44:49 AM »
That was created with an incuse punch. My only idea is that it is meant to be the Latin name of the month of June, IVNIVS or IVNO, but I wouldn't know why you'd need that. Maybe a pharmacist could have had some use for it?

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Re: Belgium 2 cent IVN hamert on it
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2018, 10:48:55 AM »
Incuse punch is and much better idea than that from me.
Thanks.
Could be an month. But why ;)? Than you expect an hole to hang it up.

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Re: Belgium 2 cent IVN hamert on it
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2018, 01:58:40 PM »
forgot to write, its the 1833 - 1865 type 2 centimes.