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Cool coin - maybe Asian - found in change

How cool is that??


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  • KSorboKSorbo Posts: 102 ✭✭✭

    It’s Ethiopian. The alphabet is Amharic I believe. I recognised it because I have one in an Ethiopian proof set minted by the Franklin Mint back in the 70’s.

  • Che_GrapesChe_Grapes Posts: 1,850 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @KSorbo said:
    It’s Ethiopian. The alphabet is Amharic I believe. I recognised it because I have one in an Ethiopian proof set minted by the Franklin Mint back in the 70’s.

    Thank you so much for the information

  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,850 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The coins of that series were minted after the overthrow and murder of Emperor Haile Selassie. I believe they were first issued in either 1977 or 1978.

    All glory is fleeting.
  • yosclimberyosclimber Posts: 4,543 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 2, 2022 7:56PM
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