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Large cent merged with an Indian head cent

fishteethfishteeth Posts: 2,237 ✭✭✭✭✭

Someone had too much free time many years ago. The small cent was an 1859. Kind of a neat looking design. Looks a lot like an ancient Greek coin. Anyone ever see another like this. Would be cool to find the large cent with the Indian head imbeded in it


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    Insider2Insider2 Posts: 14,452 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'll bet that is something done in the 20th Century.

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    DIMEMANDIMEMAN Posts: 22,403 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Insider2 said:
    I'll bet that is something done in the 20th Century.

    Me too.

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    Walkerguy21DWalkerguy21D Posts: 11,150 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Pretty cool. Almost appears that it circulated after they created it, or maybe used as a pocket piece for a while.
    I wonder why they didn't orient it so the date was under the neck line?

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    291fifth291fifth Posts: 23,944 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Someone in the 19th century had too much time on their hands and spent it making an odd pocket piece.

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    CaptHenwayCaptHenway Posts: 31,563 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Could be contemporary to the mid-19th century. Nobody will ever prove it one way or the other.

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    ldhairldhair Posts: 7,124 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Fun piece. Not hard to make with the right equipment.

    Larry

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 30, 2017 6:44AM

    I have not seen one like that before....I wonder if there was an opposing piece? Probably long gone if there ever was....Cheers, RickO

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