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Dear respected members,

Kindly help identifying this coin. I found this from a rice field near to my place at Odisha, India. Need to know the empire to it belongs and the possibly the emperor. Thanks all in advance.

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  • This is the backend of above coin.

  • SapyxSapyx Posts: 1,968 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Hello and welcome. :)

    Not everything that is round and made of metal is a coin. This object is not actually a coin - this is clear because it is blank on one side, and on this blank side, there are studs where pieces of metal were formerly attached to it, but have since been broken off. Therefore this item was originally made as a one-sided object, and attached to something - perhaps a piece of jewellery, or a button or badge of some kind.

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  • SimonWSimonW Posts: 572 ✭✭✭✭✭

    What Sapyx said, verbatim

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  • @Sapyx said:
    Hello and welcome. :)

    Not everything that is round and made of metal is a coin. This object is not actually a coin - this is clear because it is blank on one side, and on this blank side, there are studs where pieces of metal were formerly attached to it, but have since been broken off. Therefore this item was originally made as a one-sided object, and attached to something - perhaps a piece of jewellery, or a button or badge of some kind.

    Thanks a lot Sir for the reply. I can understand that it may not be a coin. But can you enlighten which empire did it belong? Like Roman, Persia or any other and a possible era?

  • SapyxSapyx Posts: 1,968 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Well, that's impossible to say. Anybody could make an object look like that. Thy do not seem to be coping an official coin design.

    I assume the headgear is supposed to be some kind of turban, so that would put it more or less in the Islamic period.

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  • SimonWSimonW Posts: 572 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I thought he looked scottish with that hat!

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  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,859 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It looks like it is nothing more than a broken-off piece of junk jewelry.

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