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I found this coin in my room and I have no idea what it is. Some people think it's a coin while others think it's a medallion of sorts and not any form of currency. If possible, do you think it's possible to give the thing a price guess? Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

Here's a picture of the coin:

Hi Barry,
The pictures are helpful. This is a privately made novelty piece, most likely intended to be sold to tourists. Unfortunately the value is not significant. I have not seen similar items sell for more than $25 at auction.
Thanks for the question! =)

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Dmitry Livshits


My specialty is world coins from the 18th to 20th centuries, primarily non-US foreign coins and related areas such as errors and exonumia (tokens, medals, etc.). I can answer questions relating to identification, grading, selling, preservation and evaluation of such items. In addition to catalog value, I can give you the practical market value and trends for specific types of coins. I will also take questions regarding counterfeits (both modern and antique) and on how to identify them. I am NOT knowledgeable in paper money/banknotes, ancient or "shipwreck" coins. Thank you.


Collector of world coins since early childhood. Access to a variety of auction records and reference material. You can also find me on Facebook.

A.S. in Psychology (2006), B.A. in Forensic Psychology (2008), M.A. in Forensic Psychology (2011).

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