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Offline arie nyoebet

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gold dragon
« on: March 31, 2015, 10:22:24 AM »
please identification my coin

gold dragon

ancient or modern..?

medal/ token or coin..? 

I am sorry my camera not good

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Re: gold dragon
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2016, 02:38:09 AM »
This is a fantasy coin, first made in the 1930's, though claiming to be from emperor Kuang Hsu (1875-1908). No such coin was ever made. This piece normally comes in silver, but has also been seen in gold. From the photo I can't tell whether this is one of the "old" pieces or one made recently. Also can't tell whether it is gold or not. This piece should be listed in the catalog: Unusual World Coins, edited by Colin Bruce and published by Krause Publications. There have been at least 5 editions of the book, which lists fantasy coins and some medals from around the world.