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Token: China Double Dragon Amulet Token: China Double Dragon Amulet Germany 10 Pfennig (Iron or Zinc)  1916 to 1922Germany 10 Pfennig (Iron or Zinc) 1916 to 1922
France 5, 10, 20, and 25 Centimes  1914 to 1945France 5, 10, 20, and 25 Centimes 1914 to 1945 Great Britain Half Sovereign and Sovereign  1911 to 1932Great Britain Half Sovereign and Sovereign 1911 to 1932
Token: India Religious Madinah Sharif with Kalimah Token: India Religious Madinah Sharif with Kalimah Cuba 'ABC' Peso  1934 to 1939Cuba 'ABC' Peso 1934 to 1939
India (Awadh) Falus, Rupee, and Ashrafi of Wajid Ali Shah  1847 to 1856India (Awadh) Falus, Rupee, and Ashrafi of Wajid Ali Shah 1847 to 1856 France 5 Francs  1933 to 1952France 5 Francs 1933 to 1952



Medal: Ancient Rome (Pergamum) Severus Alexander, Zeus and Asklepios  222AD to 235AD

What a fantastic piece! First I thought this was an AE drachm from Alexandria, but the weight of almost 50 grams is far too high for that. After further research I can conclude that this is a rare medallion strike from Pergamon (Pergamum) in Mysia struck during the reign of the ever-'photogenic' Roman emperor Severus Alexander.

The reverse shows the deity Asklepios, an ancient Greek god and personification of medicine, standing with his well-known serpent-entwined staff that even today is used as a symbol of health-care and medicine. He is standing in front of an enthroned Zeus; a deity who should require no introduction.

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South Africa 3 Pence  1925 to 1960

I like toned coins. If I were looking for a South Africa 3 pence for my collection, I would pay more for the specimen in the picture because is has spiffy rainbow toning. Over the years this silver coin has picked up impurities from the atmosphere and those impurities have reacted with the surface to create coloring effects. However, I am in the minority. Most collectors like their silver coins blast white, or completely untoned. Dem guys don't know what dey's missin'.

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Costa Rica 5, 10, 25, 50 Centimos, and 1, 2 Colones  1920 to 1993

Costa Rica changed its money system in 1920. The preponderance of coins minted since then all have the same pattern of an ornate crest with mountains and sailing ships. The individual denominations, 5, 10, 25, and 50 centimos and 1 and 2 colones (there are 100 centimos in a colon) appear on the reverse side of the coin.

Just about all these coins carry very low collector value. They are minted in various metals, including brass, bronze, aluminum, copper-nickel, and stainless steel.

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Token: US Two Bits Play Money

This play money token is part of a series made in aluminum by Tracies, Inc. of Massachusetts. This particular series dates to the mid-20th century and contained a 'half buck' and 'henny penny,' among others. Tracies also made play money out of other metals (even wood) and there are collectors who seek out these items.
This does not mean they are valuable, however, because they are still just mass-produced novelty items -- an eager collector might pay one U.S. dollar or two to acquire a play coin they are missing from their collection.

Coin: 21288
Requested by: Sara, Mon, 20-Jun-2016 02:00:16 GMT


Austria Burgau Thaler  1764 to 1780

I think I understand your request correctly, Mark, but maybe not. It sounds like you have a bracelet with 6 Maria Theresa thalers. You further emphasize that no solder has touched the coins in the jewelry making process.

Assuming I am correct, we can use the coin in the picture to give you an idea of the value of your coin. CoinQuest thanks SESAM Basel for use of their coin photo. SESAM has this coin on sale for about $200 US dollars. The coin is in wonderful numismatic condition and is easily worth that amount.

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Japan 5 Sem  1938 to 1940

The design of this coin appeals to my engineer-style brain. Simple and symmetric. Nice!

Japan minted these 5 sen coins in aluminum-bronze between 1938 and 1940. Values, for all dates, run like this:

worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $3
fully uncirculated: $7
Be sure to check our Important Terminology page for information about converting these catalog values to actual buy and sell values.

Coin: 21284
Requested by: Daniel johnson, Sun, 19-Jun-2016 16:58:08 GMT


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