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Offline Desibot

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Is this a Coin?
« on: July 14, 2019, 12:01:45 PM »
Hi guys is this a coin looks like a janapada bent bar
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Re: Is this a Coin?
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2019, 10:22:49 AM »
I am not an expert on the bent bars, but this looks different from the ones I have seen: the pics too elaborate and detailed and the decorations more varied.

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

Offline Seeker55

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Re: Is this a Coin?
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2019, 02:17:58 AM »
I agree. The shape looks like a bent bar from India ca. 500 BC, but the design is completely different from anything I've seen. Actually the design looks to me like it was cut from a larger decorated piece. So I'm thinking probably not a coin at all.