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briser_fae_the_broch

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Can anyone help identify this "coin"
« on: March 31, 2020, 10:09:53 AM »
I am having no luck finding this little guy and Emily at TTU has so far drawn a blank although I need to send it in.
Appears Roman on the Obverse but the Reverse does not fit the bill, showing crossed flags.

I found it on a local field I have been doing to death which has got me loads of medieval coins from Henry III, Robert iii, Eddie i, James iii, iv, Mary, Charles vii of France, even a 15th c Danish coin amongst many other nice stuff.

Cheers!
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Another one taken over by the Nox!

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Re: Can anyone help identify this "coin"
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2020, 10:09:20 AM »
My first thought was that it might have been the Chi Rho symbol, but to have one of the crosses 'arms' corroded away, while the 'P' symbol and one cross arm remained, would be unlikely...(?)

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Re: Can anyone help identify this "coin"
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2020, 10:15:04 AM »
Has more the look of a Greek coin to me!
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