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Old coin not sure need help!

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Not sure how old or from were ?? Help! Thanks ,
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#2 Unread post by Earle42 »

I cannot ID the design for you. However, my first impression from the pictures is that it is one of the many replicas sold to tourists.
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#3 Unread post by achaios »

That *may* have been a Ptolemaic (ancient Egyptian) coin, but it has been severely tooled. The legend would have originally read PTOLEMAIOY BASILEUS (with greek characters instead, of course). Ir could also be a modern replica. If it was ancient, the tooling removes any sort of collector value, sorry.

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#4 Unread post by Pietro01 »

Wow ! Thank you so much for the info , parents had it in a pouch for 45 years.

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