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Offline lyndatony

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can you identify this coin?
« on: October 12, 2008, 07:31:55 PM »
does anyone know what this coin is i found it it my allotment in north kent

Tony



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Re: can you identify this coin?
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2008, 10:39:44 PM »
It is a Jetton. Nobody seems to really know what these were used for, some will tell you that they are gaming tokens though. Most are 15th-16th century I believe?

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Re: can you identify this coin?
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2008, 09:21:48 PM »
Thankyou for your help and promt response its much appreciated :) tony

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Re: can you identify this coin?
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2008, 09:31:39 PM »
Hi again thanks to your lead i now know its a hans krauwinkel of nurenburg jetton again many thanks  tony