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Lead ancient? Coin.

peterm12772peterm12772 Posts: 5 ✭✭
edited December 9, 2022 10:43AM in World & Ancient Coins Forum

Quarter is for size comparison. I believe this is made of lead and has 3 dots. I have no idea where to look for something like this. It weights 69.8 grams.


  • SapyxSapyx Posts: 1,954 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It's not a "coin" - the ancients didn't make square lead coins.

    If it is ancient, it might be a weight.

    Do you have any provenance (where it was found)? If so, then perhaps we could try to find out if it weighs 3 times the local weight unit.

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  • It was given many years ago to me. I don't know anything else other than I was told it was possibly an ancient coin....unless I was confused and it is a weight.

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