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by Darrell.Fluet
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Tokens and Medals
Topic: Old Canadian (1683) coin - can anyone identify this?
Replies: 4
Views: 1659

Re: Old Canadian (1683) coin - can anyone identify this?

Here are some additional shots of the full coin, plus a comparison shot beside a Canadian quarter for scale. I did more googling and I think it might be a Belgian or Netherlands penny or half penny. The marking look very similar and it sounds like the early fur traders used coins from a number of Eu...
by Darrell.Fluet
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Tokens and Medals
Topic: Old Canadian (1683) coin - can anyone identify this?
Replies: 4
Views: 1659

Old Canadian (1683) coin - can anyone identify this?

I found this old coin(?) token(?) recently but I cant tell what it is, and any assistance would be greatly appreciated. NOTE - I had posted this a few months ago and had some helpful responses, but now I have cleaned some of the crud off of it and you can see things better. It seems to be made of co...
by Darrell.Fluet
Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Tokens and Medals
Topic: Old corroded Canada Token? Can you Identify It?
Replies: 8
Views: 1538

Re: Old corroded Canada Token? Can you Identify It?

Its about 2.5 cm across and weighs 3.4 grams, which might help identify it.
by Darrell.Fluet
Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Tokens and Medals
Topic: Old corroded Canada Token? Can you Identify It?
Replies: 8
Views: 1538

Re: Old corroded Canada Token? Can you Identify It?

Thanks for the suggestions Bill, and yes its either copper or bronze. Thanks in advance for checking on it!
by Darrell.Fluet
Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Tokens and Medals
Topic: Old corroded Canada Token? Can you Identify It?
Replies: 8
Views: 1538

Re: Old corroded Canada Token? Can you Identify It?

It has markings on the back, but they don't come out in pictures. The coin is very flat, thin and has no attachment points like a button would have. If I cant identify it then its not worth much so I may just try cleaning it up. Any idea how to go about that? I will check the numismatist sites for i...
by Darrell.Fluet
Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Tokens and Medals
Topic: Old corroded Canada Token? Can you Identify It?
Replies: 8
Views: 1538

Re: Old corroded Canada Token? Can you Identify It?

Nobody? Not even a general idea of what it is?
by Darrell.Fluet
Thu Sep 28, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Tokens and Medals
Topic: Old corroded Canada Token? Can you Identify It?
Replies: 8
Views: 1538

Old corroded Canada Token? Can you Identify It?

I found this old token(?) recently but I cant tell what it is, and any assistance would be greatly appreciated. It seems to be made of copper or bronze but that's a guess. It also seems to have 4 coats of arms around he front face, or maybe three coats of arms and a crown at the top? There is letter...

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