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Medieval Czechoslovakia Joachim Thaler (Counterfeit)  1520
Medieval Czechoslovakia Joachim Thaler (Counterfeit) 1520

This is a replica (i.e., a counterfeit) of an old Bohemian coin known as the Joachimstaler. Saint (Sanctvs) Joachim (Ioachim), according to Catholic tradition, was the father of Mary, mother of Jesus. He is shown on the front. A lion of Bohemia, the old traditional Czech lands, is shown on the back.

These replica coins were produced in modern times and carry essentially no value. A genuine Joachim Thaler, seen on this Wikipedia page is worth a bundle.

Coin: 7438 , Genre: Orthodox and Slavic
Requested by: Dave, Fri, 22-Apr-2011 12:19:54 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 29-Oct-2013 11:00:09 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Mon, 26-Oct-2015 02:37:41 GMT
Requester description: 1520 old man with mustache and beard holding staff sanctvs ioachim on inside
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