By: sad1

Coins of the World
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Metallic brown

12 days ago
Post: 4065
Date: 1745 - Inscription: pro deo et patria tigurina - Questions: Identification? Value? Genuine?

It looks like a copy of a 10 schillings Swiss Cantons silver coin, but this is not silver. Can you tell me anything about it?
(it's pretty thin)
Thank you!

By: Ash Bash
12 days ago
Post: 4066
Seems odd that the coin looks very worn, if it is a copy.

While I would say it's a replica, it could possibly be a coin that I havn't been able to find.

There is a possibility that it is a smaller denomination of coin, as the part which would display the '10' on a 10 shilling coin is worn away.

Hopefully someone else will have some more insight.
By: Joshua
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12 days ago
Post: 4073
As far as I can tell, if it is indeed a Swiss 10 Schillings, it would have be minted in silver only.

While it may be a copy, explaining why it looks like bronze, in terms of its thickness, a real Swiss canton coin is very thin.


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