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Offline jsalgado

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Help to identify coin 1
« on: June 07, 2019, 09:18:41 PM »
copper ;  37 mm





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Re: Help to identify coin 1
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2019, 10:24:49 PM »
Tripoli, 20 para, 1223/ yr 20, KM 166. You don't give the weight but if I'm right it should be about 5.6 gm.

The obverse should be turned 90 degrees anticlockwis and the reverse 90 degrees clockwise.

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Re: Help to identify coin 1
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2019, 10:48:37 PM »
Alan many thanks.
Next tuesday I will write the weights of a several coins.
The weight of this coin must be more than 5,6 g (size is 37 mm) and I think that must be 40 Para.
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Re: Help to identify coin 1
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2019, 11:25:54 AM »
The next possible coin seems to be a 60 para at 18.27 gm (KM 180), but unfortunately Krause doesn't give a diameter. There is a 40 para, but i'm fairly sure your coin is dated year [2]0 and this style of 40 is only reported for yr 20 at 11.98 gm (KM 182) but with a plain border.

The Krause listings are quite confusing and unfortunately I don't have a more specialised reference for Libya.

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Re: Help to identify coin 1
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2019, 12:27:22 PM »
Krause claims its pictures are real size, so the size of the picture should give you an idea of the size of the coin.

Peter
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Re: Help to identify coin 1
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2019, 03:28:09 PM »
he weight is 13,08 g.

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Re: Help to identify coin 1
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2019, 10:58:03 AM »
That would make it an overweight 40 para (11.5-12.5 gr.) or an underweight 60 para (18.27 gr.) Since coins don't gain weight, but do slim down when worn and in view of the star at upper left of the toughra, I would prefer Libya KM 196, 60 para 1223/x (regnal year worn off, possibly 20 as I see a dot above "sanat") ino Mahmud II.

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