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« on: November 26, 2018, 07:20:30 PM »

Hi all, Can anyone help me with an I.D on this hammered please I'm baffled  Huh


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« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2018, 12:06:08 AM »

My first thought was Templar Coin but the pics arenít very clear.
Iím no expert so donít take my word for it.
Itís certainly an interesting one. Maybe a close up, clear pic will help someone to Iíd it for you.

Hope it is a Templar Coin. Itís one Iíd just love to find.
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« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2018, 04:21:15 PM »

It's not mine, unfortunately, Val I'm asking for a friend's Grandfather. I've googled a few Templar images and I think you could be right. Thanks for the help  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2018, 04:02:22 PM »

Interesting, not seen or heard of one of them before. Nice.
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« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2018, 10:06:45 PM »

Couldnít figure out whatís on the other side of that coin. Iíve just seen one thatís got a good impression, a Rampant Lion.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Antique-Collectible-Knights-Templar-Crusaders-Hammered-Billon-Metal-Coin-15mm/362495092909

If the link works, just tap on the small pics to see it.

I wonder if ProBono will know more about it !
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« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2018, 01:21:44 PM »

Good spot Val.

I did a bit of digging and discovered this image, which is similar to the posted coin.

May not be identical, because I cannot read the legend on the coin.

This one is described as CRUSADER STATES.CYPRUS. Janus AD 1398-1432.Billon Denier



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« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2018, 03:03:09 PM »

Thanks for that Peter.
Must admit I have a bit of a thing for anything Crusader so jumped on the cross as soon as I saw it.
Lucky finder. Wonder where it was found, hope he gets it recorded.
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« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2018, 04:32:47 AM »

That's amazing, thank you, Doc. The photos have been sent to me via phone so I can't get any better ones at the moment I am sorry to say. I will feed the info back and try to find out a little more about the coin Val, will let you know anything of interest.  Wink
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