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Hi, I bought this coin some time ago and I have yet to figure out what it is or its approximate value. I would appreciate your input and your form only allows me to upload 1 file hence my only inserting the front of the coin. I would be happy to email you a picture of the back should you respond but the quality is the same as for the front. Regards, Dr. David Emge

Asked by David Emge on Jul 04, 2020

Hi, it took us a while to identify this ancient coin. What you have is a Parthian drachm. Parthians were huge enemies of Rome known to be extremely skilled archers. The coin was struck in 148-190 AD. The obverse looks like Volgases III. The reverse has a man making a bow on it. There are many counterfeit coins with the same design. They are mostly made of some cheap base metal. If yours is silver, it is most definitely authentic.

I also have a second coin I would appreciate your opinion on. Please see attached. Dr. David Emge

Asked by David Emge on Jul 04, 2020

This one is a Polish 1600's SOLIDIES KING JOHN IOAN CASR YEAR OF POLISH -OTTOMON (TURKEY) WAR coin.

Hi, My Dad left me these coins. Are they valuable? Im going to send another picture. Thank you.

Asked by Elizabeth Joyce on Jul 04, 2020

Hi, Elizabeth. Those are common date wheat pennies. The ones in the picture range from $0.10 to $0.50 retail.

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