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  1. #1

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    old coin id needed

    any idea
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  3. #2
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    May 2009
    central, Illinois
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    Re: old coin id needed

    looks like a guy carrying bananas i can also make out a v. mabye an o. and mabye a I or T. was it under dem boards
    TRADER OF TREASURES

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    Dec 2004
    South Florida
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    Re: old coin id needed

    interesting coin. Can we see the back? When where and how?

  5. #4
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    Re: old coin id needed

    Looks like a guy carrying an exploding cannon ball to me. The real mystery is how come your tally for the amount of posts you have made so far hasn't changed from the same number of posts you have made since your famous, " exploding Shot Puts?"...........NGE
    Exposure to the Son prevents burning

  6. #5
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    Jun 2006
    Upstate South Carolina
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    Re: old coin id needed

    St. Christopher? Tony
    We are in a hobby that is supported by losers!!

  7. #6
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    Jul 2007
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    Re: old coin id needed

    I think Tony nailed it. The person is using a long walking stick, like he's travelling. Behind him appears to be the Christian fish symbol. And the coin is drilled like somebody wore it on a string.

    Chip V.

  8. #7
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    Jul 2009
    new jersey
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    Re: old coin id needed

    Wow, funny how we all see something different. I see a man with a beard and curly hair, his body 3/4 of the way facing you, head turned to the right, walking to the right, with a spear in his right hand and a large shield (possible fish effigy) in his right hand, and a sword belt with sword extending backward.
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    johnnyi

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    Jul 2009
    Whiting, NJ
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    Re: old coin id needed

    Everyone does see something different, it's like looking at a cloud and seeing things. It changes everytime you look at it I saw a man that seemed to be heading to the left with a staff, or a pole with the flag waving towards the right.

  10. #9
    us
    Feb 2009
    NC
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    Re: old coin id needed

    Interesting. We need details, size, pic of back etc.

    Maybe clean it a bit Appear to be a small piece of potato chip and a small feather on the coin/pendant

  11. #10

    Jun 2007
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    Re: old coin id needed

    Quote Originally Posted by Tony in SC
    St. Christopher? Tony
    YOU MAY BE RIGHT TONY, ill clean it a bit. we found a few ball buttons and a crown and anchor button in that spot years ago, the locals call the lagoon , "smugglers cove".
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  12. #11
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    new jersey
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    Re: old coin id needed

    Be CAREFUL cleaning it!!! It looks from the metal around the punched hole that it has a very thin brass plating.
    johnnyi

  13. #12

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    Re: old coin id needed

    here is one of the ball buttons, we also found a pike pole near the crown and anchor button.
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  14. #13
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    Re: old coin id needed

    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyi
    Wow, funny how we all see something different. I see a man with a beard and curly hair, his body 3/4 of the way facing you, head turned to the right, walking to the right, with a spear in his right hand and a large shield (possible fish effigy) in his right hand, and a sword belt with sword extending backward.
    thats what i saw also................maybe you can clean it with peroxide. i notice it has been puched not drilled and i see a d and l up top back and a p down below also on back
    TRADER OF TREASURES

  15. #14

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    Re: old coin id needed

    Quote Originally Posted by traderoftreasures
    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyi
    Wow, funny how we all see something different. I see a man with a beard and curly hair, his body 3/4 of the way facing you, head turned to the right, walking to the right, with a spear in his right hand and a large shield (possible fish effigy) in his right hand, and a sword belt with sword extending backward.
    thats what i saw also................maybe you can clean it with peroxide. i notice it has been puched not drilled and i see a d and l up top back and a p down below also on back
    There is lots of letters, there could be antlers and it looks like a date on the back.

  16. #15
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    Jul 2009
    new jersey
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    Re: old coin id needed

    looks more like a tree on trhe back than antlers to me.
    johnnyi

  17. #16

    Jun 2007
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    Re: old coin id needed

    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyi
    looks more like a tree on trhe back than antlers to me.
    could be, ill have another look. check out whats below the tree thing.
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  18. #17

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    Re: old coin id needed


    yup look like a tree.


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  19. #18

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    Re: old coin id needed

    Quote Originally Posted by nowgittineverything
    Looks like a guy carrying an exploding cannon ball to me. The real mystery is how come your tally for the amount of posts you have made so far hasn't changed from the same number of posts you have made since your famous, " exploding Shot Puts?"...........NGE
    i have had some posts deleted, gold bullets is now gone.



    if it where copper it would be green not brown, everyone notice the edge of the itm.
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  20. #19

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    Mar 2007
    Michigan
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    Re: old coin id needed

    Have you tried to lay a piece of thin paper over it and do a rubbing with a pencil? That paper may show more detail.

 

 
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