Coin and Paper Money Collecting/GOLD MEDALIONS OR COINS

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Rear Side?
Rear Side?  

Front side
Front side  
Dmitry Hi,

Thanks for your quick response. As per you request I understand your response and that the supposed coins are actually madalions! Its a start. I've attached images to see if you help me with more specifics. Thanks.

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Hi again John,
They are certainly commemorative medallions, officially released by the Vatican. The ones on the left and right were made for the second Vatican council, which was opened by the first pope in 1962 and closed by the second one in 1965. The medallions themselves were made in 1963.
The middle one is commemorating the Extraordinary Jubilee of 1966, which the pope called as a closing for the second council.
Let me know if you have any further questions.
Thanks! =)

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Dmitry Livshits

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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.

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

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

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