May 26, 2012, 12:01 PM
Mike from MI
Ivory/bone, silver and ancient coins......
This was found by a friend in an old yard. Any ideas on the coins and maybe the holder? There is an elephant carved in the container with a lion chasing him. Sterling hinged cap, and bone or ivory plug. The coins were inside.
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May 26, 2012 12:01 PM
May 26, 2012, 04:48 PM
The coins look early Indian (India).
Is there a hallmark on the silver?
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