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Old 10-16-2020, 10:29 AM
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I found this piece yesterday. I couldnít make out what it was on the beach. It had a lot of sand stuck to it. Upon further inspection, it looks like a silver coin. Iíve never found one and donít know if it is real or a replica. I found fake pirate coins on Amazon that look similar.



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Old 10-16-2020, 11:37 AM
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It does appear to have the stench of a cast replica about it, but my opinion on this type of coin doesn't count.
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Old 10-16-2020, 12:05 PM
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Cool find either way!

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Old 10-16-2020, 01:27 PM
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I tried to clean it up and am not having much luck. Filing it in the fun junk finds box until further notice.






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Old 10-16-2020, 02:41 PM
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Looks kind of fake. Could always take it somewhere to silver test it.
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Old 10-16-2020, 04:01 PM
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Looks replica.

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Old 10-16-2020, 05:24 PM
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I recently found this Spanish cob. The crown and III below it identifies it as a maravedis during the reign of Felipe III (1598-1623). I placed it on a number of coin sites to confirm the authenticity. Hopefully yours is too!
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Old 10-16-2020, 09:51 PM
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Almost 100% positive it's a replica

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Old 10-17-2020, 08:26 AM
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Pretty sure that coin is a silver Escudo.
Looks to be a cast copy sadly.
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