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Coin and Paper Money Collecting/Questions Answered by Expert Lazar Trivunovic

SubjectDate Asked
1955 10Rappen Swiss coin1/8/2015
  Q: Why does this coin have "0x" embossed across the face of the coin?
  A: First thing that crossed my mind is that someone cut 'hugs and kisses' on it. It is not a odd thing ...
Asian Coin1/16/2014
  Q: I found a coin with cherries on one side with sets of three stars, and on the other side is an Asian ...
  A: Looks like we have here a Japanese arcade token. I wasn't able to find such coin with inscription ...
Unknown Coin1/14/2014
  Q: i have a question , where is the origin of the coin ? thank you
  A: You surprised me with this 'coin'. I believe it will be difficult to tell exactly who made it. We ...
unknown coin1/13/2014
  Q: Inquiring about what coin is and if it has any value?
  A: This is coin from Thailand and this is coin number and ID in Krause catalog: Y# 84 BAHT 7.5000 g., ...
Old coin1/10/2014
  Q: I have a very old coin and I don't know what it is. Is there any way you can look at it? I will be ...
  A: Yes please send me pictures as good as they can be in macro. I am sure if it is a Spanish coin that ...
first greek coin currency 18311/8/2014
  Q: Capodistrias. In fairly good condition. More information please (I know it was cut on the island of ...
  A: Independence from Turkey was won with the revolution of 1821-27. In 1833, Greece was established as ...
coin5/22/2012
  Q: I found this coin in fields near where Prussia's territory used to be and I still can not discover ...
  A: http://wiki-en.genealogy.net/East_Prussia ...
WWI Kronen Collection5/13/2012
  Q: I have a rather large collection of Austrio-Hungarian, etc. Kronen and a few German Marks (including ...
  A: Well that is nice to hear. Some of that banknotes could be very valuable especially if they are old ...
Unkown Foreign Coin (non-u.s.)5/2/2012
  Q: Today I found a coin with my metal detector and it's one I've never seen before. It's about the size ...
  A: Picture would be great but i think you have Israel 100 Pruta. KM# 14 100 PRUTA 11.3000 g., ...
coin 19254/29/2012
  Q: My coin is from France (RF) 5 centimes (abbreviated Cmes) The bottom has 1925. Can you tell me if ...
  A: This is Krause catalog coin number: KM# 875 5 CENTIMES 2.0000 g., Copper-Nickel, 17 mm. Obv: ...
Hong Kong Currency pre 19204/28/2012
  Q: I been having trouble finding more information about some pre 1920 Hong Kong paper currency that we ...
  A: That is one awesome banknote!!! It is Pick 43 for sure even there is no date written but i can tell ...
Irish coin4/27/2012
  Q: I have a 1945 Irish 6 pence coin in good to very good condition. what would be the aprox worth? ...
  A: Irish coins could be quite scarce and valuable. 4.5400 g., Copper-Nickel, 20.8 mm. Obv: Irish harp ...
woodgate&co. Token4/22/2012
  Q: Lazar: I have a 1860 Woodgate& Co. token a little larger then a quarter with a number M-NY-971 in MS ...
  A: Unfortunately i cannot help you as much as i would like. But i collected you some informations about ...
Canadian $100.00 dollar bills4/20/2012
  Q: I have two $100 canadian bills, one from 1975, serial # (JA9961740), and one from 1988, serial # ...
  A: If banknotes are less than in XF condition then numismatic value is same as FV (100$ each). 100$ ...
roman or greek coin???4/19/2012
  Q: I have been given a coin I was told was Roman, but the lettering looks Greek.. my friend thinks it ...
  A: Yes your friend was right! This coin is from Cotiaeum in Phrygia, Valerian I. Coin is Roman colonial ...
old coins and currency4/18/2012
  Q: My dad gave me a binder of old foreign coins and currency. I am new to this and am not sure what it ...
  A: Pick# number is banknote ID in Krause - Standard Catalog Of World Paper Money. Each banknote has own ...
Early German copper coin4/15/2012
  Q: I am having difficulties fully identifying this 20mm diameter copper coin, which I believe may be ...
  A: Yes i had also some problems to find proper ID. I was sure it was from Prussia too because it is ...
Chinese banknotes.4/14/2012
  Q: I have some old Chinese banknotes and would like to sell them. One is 5 yuan, but does not seem to ...
  A: Very nice banknote! http://www.tomchao.com/as/as8p.html It is 5 Yuan from 1938 (1939) China puppet ...
1926 r brass or copper vittorio emanele4/12/2012
  Q: looking for value or rarity of 1926 brass or copper vittorio emanvele III C. 5 with r on lower right ...
  A: This is Krause catalog coin number: KM# 59 5 CENTESIMI 3.2600 g., Bronze, 19.8 mm. Ruler: Vittorio ...
Various banknotes identification andvalue3/28/2012
  Q: I hope you can help me I have found some old banknotes from my granddad. I would like to sell it ...
  A: Zdravo Dražene, Nije nikakav problem i sa zadovoljstvom ču da pomognem. Ali bojim se da više ...
1942 nickel3/27/2012
  Q: Found a 1942 nickel with big P over the monument on back. What does the P stand for? And how much is ...
  A: Yes this is a war nickel with some silver in it. Here is Krause coin catalog number: KM# 192a • ...
World Coins3/19/2012
  Q: I've recently acquired several coins from various countries, with various dates. One is a 1968 Swiss ...
  A: I am afraid this coins are quite common especially 20 Rappen from Switzerland. Krause coin catalog ...
5kr silver. Fimm kronur island 19963/8/2012
  Q: What is this coin & how much is it worth?
  A: This coin is from Iceland. Because they are on island their main production is fishing related. Also ...
world currency3/6/2012
  Q: I have a 10$ bill dated 1 aug 1929 from the chartered bank of India, Australia and China and I ...
  A: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chartered_Bank_of_India,_Australia_and_China This is great article to ...
Guernsey 1990 penny3/4/2012
  Q: The Guernsey 1990 penny appears to be as rare as hens teeth! The only examples I've come across are ...
  A: Yes this coins are very rare mostly like all Guernsey coins. But problem is that even rare old coins ...
Landsbanki Islands Fimm Kronur2/27/2012
  Q: My father was stationed in Iceland prior to WWII. I have found the paper Fimm Kronur in some of his ...
  A: Yes this is banknote from Iceland and it is 5 Kronur 1928. Issued note is about 8$ in VeryGood ...
Chinease coin?2/26/2012
  Q: Not sure where we got this coin can you identify it for me? its almost 3 inches across and very ...
  A: This is really one biggest coins for sure!!! I believe it is multiple cash 500 or even 1000. It is ...
vatican city limited edition2/22/2012
  Q: Please could you tell me the value of my limited edition collection of Pope Benedict 2000 coins (1 ...
  A: I would really like to help you but we have a problem here. Pope Benedict came in 2005 and they had ...
helvetica swiss coins2/19/2012
  Q: I have a 5 franc helvetica swiss coin(1938B) With engraved letters all around the rim of the coin. ...
  A: Yes this are quite big silver coins and older ones are quite valuable! Here is the Krause catalog ...
value of foreign money and certificates2/16/2012
  Q: My father was in the USMC for 38 years and recently passed away and left some old money. Cant seem ...
  A: I will gladly help you ID and find out value of the coins and banknotes. Please send me list and ...
coin2/14/2012
  Q: 1977 guilder. Worth?
  A: I am afraid that there are no valuable modern Guldens. Even those earlier (1954-67) made in silver ...
five dollar bill2/12/2012
  Q: I am just learning this hobby and I hope this question is okay. I have a number of canadian 1954 ...
  A: No problem and your questions are always welcome! http://www.cpmsonline.ca/collectingboc.php ...
1954 dollar2/11/2012
  Q: I have a large stack of 1954 dollars in all conditions. I was just sorting through them when I ...
  A: Glad i can help you, but this note is not so old and unfortunately quite common. This signatures ...
Unidentified Dragon Coin2/5/2012
  Q: Greetings Lazar! My name is Katrina and I am having trouble identifying a coin and was wondering ...
  A: My first impression is that this coin is Chinese and looks to be a modern copy of a silver coin. ...
Yugoslovian coin2/4/2012
  Q: I was at an auction today and spent 4$ for it. It has a big 5 in the middle and its from 1973. Its ...
  A: Well i can still remember those coins when they where in circulation. As other Yugo coins inflation ...
1987 $100 peso2/3/2012
  Q: What is the material this coin is made of?
  A: This is Krause catalog number for this coin: KM# 493 100 PESOS 11.7000 g., Aluminum-Bronze, 26.5 ...
10 Cash coin2/2/2012
  Q: Mr. Trivunovic, I have a Chinese coin I have identified as a Kwang-Tung 10 Cash. The question I ...
  A: Yes reason is simple because this Chinese coins of 10 cash are equivalent to 1 cent. So this is ...
Paper pesetas2/1/2012
  Q: What is the value of a 1954 Spanish paper peseta note for 25 pesetas?
  A: 157a pick is Krause catalog number for this banknote. Value of a VG (very good) 25 Pesetas is only ...
Dutch Coin1/28/2012
  Q: My husband recently found a very old Dutch coin from 1718. It is in very good condition and on one ...
  A: I am afraid but your coin looks modern copy: ...
Silver medallion1/26/2012
  Q: I have a silver medallion to commemorate the wedding of Prince Ernst August to Princess Viktoria ...
  A: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekklFIWDtac ...
India ? Half Anna1/22/2012
  Q: To be fair I asked for help with Kulraj Singh about ten days ago and receive his answer today, I was ...
  A: This coin is: BENGAL PRESIDENCY KM# 59 1/2 ANNA 12.9500 g., Copper, 27.7 mm. Obverse: Value in ...
1873 Dominion of Canada?1/18/2012
  Q: I have an 1873 Dominion of Canada $1 bill, its in great condition, its been behind glass for as long ...
  A: It looks like there is no issues in 1873 Dominion of Canada. So probably you have 1.6.1878 issue? ...
paper kroners1/14/2012
  Q: Can you tell me approx. value of a paper 1917 en krone vf and a paper 1918 to kroner f
  A: You probably want to know about Norwegian banknotes. Those are from Skillemyntsedlene issue small ...
coin value1/13/2012
  Q: I have a total of two coins which both have ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS written on them. One says juana ...
  A: Yes those are coins from Mexico. This is Krause coin catalog number and specifications: KM# 486 20 ...
1870 cinco gramos1/11/2012
  Q: I have this coin in mint condition. What is its value?
  A: This is probably a Spanish 5 Centimos coin. Krause catalog coin number: KM# 662 5 CENTIMOS Copper ...
Coin1/10/2012
  Q: I have a large copper(?) coin dated 1913 and the words 'ONE CENT' in a semi circle around a seated ...
  A: Yes this is large cent from UK. But i believe words are 'ONE PENNY'?! This is Krause catalog coin ...
Helvetica coin1/7/2012
  Q: Mr. Trivunovic, 10 rappen silver? coin has a mint mark of "B" under wreath on back. Fine condition ...
  A: This is Krause catalog coin number: KM# 27 10 RAPPEN 3.0000 g., Copper-Nickel, 19.15 mm. Obv: ...
how much is a 1998 5 cent bahamas coin worth1/6/2012
  Q: i have a 1998 commonwealth of the Bahamas 5 cent coin in amazing condition i was wondering how much ...
  A: This coins could be very very rare but on the other hand all those very rare from Bahamas are ...
Old Paper Money - Possibly Korean1/3/2012
  Q: I have an old bill - possibly from the Korean War - from my great uncle. I can't seem to find any ...
  A: Yes it is kinda from the 'Korean war', but one that was 7 years before - it was WWII when Japan ...
bahama coin1/2/2012
  Q: I have no idea where it came from and how i got it but i did. I was wondering if it would be worth ...
  A: This is Krause catalog coin number: KM# 63.2 25 CENTS 5.7000 g., Copper-Nickel, 24 mm. Ruler: ...
1875h british penny12/30/2011
  Q: i recently dug up a 1875h british penny in amazing condition.no wear on it at all, i know for a coin ...
  A: This is quite scarce coin so we can expect good value for a coin in UNC. If patina is in great ...
1922 Peace Dollar12/28/2011
  Q: I have two 1922 Peace Dollars. One of the coins I have has an "M" beside the "P" in Peace on the ...
  A: This is Krause catalog specification and coin number: Peace Dollar Liberty Head left obverse Eagle ...
cien pesetas coin(1984)12/25/2011
  Q: how much is it worth??in american money???
  A: This is Spanish coin that can be still changed into Euro € currency. 166.386 Pesetas is 1€ Euro. ...
russian coin12/21/2011
  Q: I have a silver coin about the size of a us silver dollar. On the front it has a face of a man and ...
  A: That is a German commemorative Thaler coin from state of Prussia. ...
Vatican City coin12/20/2011
  Q: Lazar: I have a Vatican City 1867 2 Lire (Pius IX) in good condition. There is slight scratching on ...
  A: That is nice coin! I am also looking for one because i collect Italy and Italian states. In my ...
Straits Settlement coins.12/17/2011
  Q: Good day, I have in my possession a Straits Settlement 1890 one cent Queen Victoria coin. It ...
  A: This is big copper coin. If it is in high grade than you can have some value there. Krause catalog ...
Canadian paper money12/13/2011
  Q: I have about 10- $1.00bills, in Canadian currency dated 1967, which are labeled : Centennial of ...
  A: Louise, Yes you have 1967 COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE, Krause catalog: #84 Centennial of Canadian ...
helvetica coin12/12/2011
  Q: i have a coin that says confoederatio helvetica and says 5 on the back in a wreath and is dated ...
  A: This coin is from Switzerland. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rappen ...
austrian Coin12/9/2011
  Q: I have an Austrian coin on one side is Kaiser Franz Joseph 1 and an image of his bust on the reverse ...
  A: I admit that i had quite difficult task this time and i needed some time to find this one without ...
european coins12/6/2011
  Q: i have a set of five spanish peseta coins in a wooden case from 1992. I bought them at the world ...
  A: All this coins are from Seville EXPO 1992. Krause catalog numbers: KM# 993 100 PESETAS 1.6800 g., ...
need to no if my coin is worth anything12/4/2011
  Q: i have a elizabeth the second rhodesia 1964 10cents coin and i was wondering if its worth anything ...
  A: This is Krause catalog number of this coin: KM# 2 SHILLING = 10 CENTS Copper-Nickel, 23.5 mm. ...
paper money from China11/29/2011
  Q: I have a bill from China, on the back top reads The Central Bank of China. It has 100 in each corner ...
  A: Probably you have this one: http://www.icollector.com/images/1158/20530/20530_0693_1_lg.jpg This ...
French paper currency11/24/2011
  Q: I have paper currency from France that I have no idea what year it was from. The front has a color ...
  A: You found a banknote from French Antilles. This is Krause catalog number: 8 10 Francs ND ...
very old european coins11/21/2011
  Q: I am looking for someone that can give me information on old european coins. I do not have these ...
  A: It would be a pleasure to help you identify all those coins. I can provide you origin of coin, ...
2000 Republic of Liberia 5 dollar coins11/18/2011
  Q: I have two Republic of Liberia coins dated in 2000. The value says 5 dollars on both. Whats it's the ...
  A: Liberia has a zodiac collection of 12 coins in 2000 all same composition and value: KM#427 - 438 5 ...
swiss coin11/14/2011
  Q: I am working on a collection of coins and have a 1955 Swiss 5 Rappen XF-AU but can not find a value. ...
  A: Switzerland is very nice to collect but some older years are very valuable and rare. I have also lot ...
schilling & pfennig1/27/2011
  Q: I have 1963 schilling coin with Republik Osterreich on one side ein schilling on the other with ...
  A: KM# 2886 SCHILLING 4.2000 g., Aluminum-Bronze, 22.5 mm. Obv: Large value above date Rev: Edelweiss ...
unknown coin1/27/2011
  Q: I have what appears to be a silver coin that on one side is have a leaf to the left of the hole in ...
  A: KM# 79 20 LEPTA Aluminum, 24 mm. Obv: Center hole within crowned wreath Rev: Olive branch left of ...
Peruvian coin1/26/2011
  Q: A friend has found a coin that has "Un Sol de Oro" with a llama on one side, and on the other "Banco ...
  A: KM# 248 SOL 9.2000 g., Brass, 28 mm. Obv: National arms Rev: Llama Date Mintage F VF XF Unc BU 1966 ...
bulgaria money1/25/2011
  Q: I found a 100 note in a old bible it is in a small white envelope, at the top left it reads, ...
  A: I have some Bulgarian notes but i miss this 100 Leva. I have all UNC notes but no one of this 1951 ...
Japanese coin set1/25/2011
  Q: I was given a Japanese coin set by a friend several years ago. The set consists of: one hexagonal ...
  A: MINT SETS KM# Date Mintage Identification IssuePrice MktVal MS15 1985 (7) ...
Asian coin1/24/2011
  Q: On one side there's a Chinese/Japanese temple or building with 3 foreign letters on top and 2 on the ...
  A: We are probably talking about Japanese 10 Yen. Y# 73 10 YEN 4.5000 g., Bronze, 23.5 mm. Ruler: ...
coin value1/22/2011
  Q: i have a republica oriental del uruguay 1942 with a picture of a man or woman on the front and on ...
  A: KM# 29 20 CENTESIMOS 3.0000 g., 0.7200 Silver 0.0694 oz. ASW, 19 mm. Obv: Head laureate right Rev: ...
photos of the labuan tokens1/21/2011
  Q: I'm sending photos of the two coins. Please remember my first ask. Rogerio
  A: Answer Hi Rogerio, I am not the person you originally asked teh question to, but saw it in our ...
Value of Old Coin1/20/2011
  Q: I have a 5 pesos gold coin with "5 PESOS UN ARGENTINO 9D FINO LIBERTAD" on bust side and "1887 ...
  A: KM# 31 ARGENTINO 8.0645 g., 0.9000 Gold .2334 oz. AGW Obv: Arms Rev: Capped liberty head, right ...
coins please explain history & value.1/19/2011
  Q: 1943 half penny I believe it to be from canada ,front has mans face. it reads, GEORGIVS V1 D: G: RB: ...
  A: Your coin is from Great Britain. Canadian coins are similar because of a same ruler (commonwealth). ...
unidentified coin1/17/2011
  Q: I found this coin in my house and for the life of me I can not figure out what it is. I've been ...
  A: I am trying to figure it out but it would be much easier if i see some pictures. So please attach ...
coins1/15/2011
  Q: i have a 1883 HAWAII SILVER DOLLAR KING KALAKAUA I AND I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ITS WORTH.can you help ...
  A: KM# 7 DOLLAR (Akahi Dala) 26.7300 g., 0.9000 Silver .7736 oz. ASW Date Mintage VG F VF XF Unc 1883 ...
Souvenir coins1/12/2011
  Q: I have A set of coins from the last minting in 1965 by the Royal Mint, London, for the New Zealand ...
  A: KM# Date Mintage Identification IssuePrice MktVal MSA1 1965 (7) 75,000 ...
Coin indentification1/11/2011
  Q: I have several old coins that I am trying to identify. I would like to know anything about ...
  A: 1st coin: CHINA Boo-Guwang Kuang Mint Canton KWANGTUNG Y# 190 CASH Brass Obverse: “Kuang” in a ...
Unidentified coin1/10/2011
  Q: I have found a coin that is thicker than a dime but the same size otherwise. It has a head profile ...
  A: You have found Greek coin : KM# 97.1 50 LEPTA Copper-Nickel Ruler: Constantine II Obv: Small head ...
1956 Silver 1 Gulden Nederland1/9/2011
  Q: Can you tell me the value of this coin. I am reasonably sure it is silver and not nickel. Has a ...
  A: Yes you have a silver coin. But i can tell that those coins are quite common and they have some ...
1943 Nazi Penny1/8/2011
  Q: I found a 1943 1D German Nazi Coin. Can you tell me the value?
  A: KM# 97 REICHSPFENNIG 1.8100 g., Zinc, 17 mm. Obv: Eagle above swastika within wreath Rev: ...
Unknown coin with arabic writing1/7/2011
  Q: Could you possibly identify this coin? It is 22mm diameter, 2.5mm thick and is silver colour. It ...
  A: You have silver coin from India. It is from princely state AWADH: Nasir-ud-Din Haidar AH1243-1253 / ...
chińska moneta 18681/6/2011
  Q: znalazĹ‚am monety, chyba chiĹ„skie, jedna znich : half dollar hong kong Victoria Queen 1868, moja ...
  A: 1. KM# 8 1/2 DOLLAR 0.9000 Silver .3900 oz. ASW Ruler: Victoria Note: Weight varies: 13.478-13.580 ...
German Coin Value1/6/2011
  Q: What is the value of this coin: Bust side reads: FRIEDR. WILHELM I KURFURST V.HUSSEN Flip Side ...
  A: Very nice coin and quite rare. HESSE-CASSEL KM# 621.2 THALER 18.5200 g., 0.9000 Silver .5360 oz. ...
Maria theresia Thaler coin1/5/2011
  Q: The coin is in good condition, what is the approximate value
  A: This is world most famous coin! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Theresa_thaler ...
1 Rupeecoin dated 18761/3/2011
  Q: I haverecently found a 1 Rupee coin that says "Victoria Empress" on the obverse,and "one Rupee-India ...
  A: This is regular silver Rupee coin but without QUEEN in this type II. KM# 473.2 RUPEE 11.6600 g., ...
one sided coin12/28/2010
  Q: any idea what this is? It was a part of a coin collection I received many years back. The reverse ...
  A: This is British coin. KM# 892 FLORIN (Two Shillings) Copper-Nickel, 28.3 mm. Ruler: Elizabeth II ...
1954 coin12/28/2010
  Q: I have a coin dated 1954 has a crown on one side a large script r in the center under that a IX.On ...
  A: You have found Danish 10 ore coin. Probably 1956 because 1954 is another type and Christian X as ...
Chinese Coins.12/26/2010
  Q: I have this Chinese coins, and i want to know if this coins are real or fake. Thanks
  A: Picture is not so clear but i think they are modern Chinese copies. To be sure if that is true take ...
1883 king kalakaua half dollar12/25/2010
  Q: how much would my 1883 king kalakaua half dollar be worth
  A: Those coins are great and in good grades are quite valuable! KM# 6 1/2 DOLLAR (Hapalua) 12.5000 g., ...
World coin - 19th C Afghanistan?12/25/2010
  Q: I am having trouble identifying this coin. I believe it's from Afghanistan - 19th century. It is ...
  A: Yes you have Afghanistan silver rupee. Mint: Kabul KM# 497.1 RUPEE 9.4000 g., Silver Obv: Couplet ...
Sweden coin12/23/2010
  Q: I have a coin OBVERSE: Sheaf separating letters C.R. in circle and date 1611, legend: REGIS*SVECIA* ...
  A: Swedish coins are always good to have because they are usually valuable. They had much copper ore ...
Germany paper notes12/23/2010
  Q: I cleaned out a few drawers and found the following Germany notes. I was wondering from my ...
  A: At first this notes look common but still not so like inflation notes. Let us have a look: 1) 1908 ...
Turkish coins12/20/2010
  Q: I have two gold Turkish coins; they are very decorative and I cannot tell the year as everything is ...
  A: Yes it is a golden Turkish coin. KM# 758 500 KURUSH 17.5400 g., 0.9170 Gold 0.5171 oz. AGW Obv: ...
mexican coin12/18/2010
  Q: I have a coin dated 1863 approx size of silver dollar.mexican eagle on face. On reverse at bottom is ...
  A: There are a lot of 8 Reales but i found only this one: Mint: Real de Catorce KM# 377.1 8 REALES ...
1940 ITALIA coin12/15/2010
  Q: The Italian coin I have had for a few years is a little different than what was explained on the web ...
  A: This are common Italian bronze, stainless steal Centesimi (dieci, venti) coins. ...
Penny12/14/2010
  Q: I was wondering what a 1925 Koningrijk Der Nederlanden penny in really good condition is worth.
  A: KM# 152 CENT 2.5000 g., Bronze, 19 mm. Ruler: Wilhelmina I Obv: Crowned arms with 17 small shields ...
Identifying French or italian coin12/10/2010
  Q: I'm trying to identify a coin which i think is from France/Italy. Have found a little information on ...
  A: Yes it is a Italian coin kind that i also collect. But this is first time i can see this one. I ...
INDIA STRAITS COIN12/9/2010
  Q: I HAVE ONE CENT COIN WITH QUEEN VICTORIA ON ONE SIDE AND ONE CENT INDIA STRAITS 1862 ON THE OTHER ...
  A: Straits Settlements, a former British crown colony situated on the Malay Peninsula of Asia, was ...
Interesting Coin12/7/2010
  Q: I have a 1988 10 cent coin. It has Queen Elizabeth The Second on the front and reads Hong Kong on ...
  A: KM# 55 10 CENTS Nickel-Brass, 17.55 mm. Ruler: Elizabeth II Obv: Crowned head right Rev: ...
Liberian coin12/6/2010
  Q: We came into possession of a 2000 Liberian 5 dollar coin with Benjamin Harrison on it and wondered ...
  A: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Harrison ...
1909 otto bayern drei mark12/6/2010
  Q: what is a 1909 otto von bayern drei mark, silver. and is it of value.thank you sue,
  A: KM# 996 3 MARK 16.6670 g., 0.9000 Silver 0.4823 oz. ASW, 33 mm. Ruler: Otto Prince Regent Luitpold ...
1805 w mar coin12/5/2010
  Q: I have a coin that has a date of 1805 with the letters W MAR above the date. The coin has only one ...
  A: This is difficult one. It reminds me to a emergency S. American tokens but cannot find any match. ...
Straits Settlement 1 cent coin12/3/2010
  Q: Masy I kindly enquire if a 1800s Strait Settlement with King George on it has any value at all? ...
  A: Straits Settlements, a former British crown colony situated on the Malay Peninsula of Asia, was ...
1936 German coin12/1/2010
  Q: Me and my husband came across a 1936 Paul Von Hindenburg Mark 2 coin with swastika. My question is, ...
  A: Husband found great year and it is second best but value depends from a coin grade and mintmark. ...
1776 Charles 3rd coin11/29/2010
  Q: I have a 1776 Charles III portrait coin that I found in an attic that looked exactly like the one ...
  A: Yes this is Mexican 8 Reales. Because there is too much fake Chinese copies it is always good to ...
Coin Identification11/28/2010
  Q: I found a silver coin approximately the size of a U.S. quarter. However, I am having trouble ...
  A: It is always good to have some pictures but i think i know what coin we are talking about. South ...
coin11/27/2010
  Q: I have a 1976 Repvbblica Italiana LIOO coin and I can not seem to find any info on it ,can you ...
  A: This is Italian stainless steel coin 100 Lire. Until 2012 bank of Italy will change Lire into Euro. ...
italian silver 20 centesimi coin11/26/2010
  Q: I have found a silver 20 centesimi coin dated 1894 do you think this is of any value
  A: Umberto I had nickel 20 Centesimi coins and not silver like V.E. II. This is common coin that ...
Tonga coin needed11/25/2010
  Q: Lazar. I would appreciate your help with this, if you can. I am looking for a Tonga 1 Pa'anga coin ...
  A: KM# 160 PA'ANGA 31.4700 g., 0.9250 Silver 0.9359 oz. ASW Ruler: King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV Subject: ...
Where is this coin from?11/25/2010
  Q: Where is this coin from and what is it called? Here is a link to an image of it: ...
  A: Yes i can recognize it and it is Chinese Aluminium 1 Fen. I believe that there is no some value but ...
Spanish Coin 173911/24/2010
  Q: Trivunovic, I have a silver coin, which has the date 1739 on it. Around the edges on one side are ...
  A: Yes i had many questions about this coin. It is a Mexican (M with a small circle above it) big ...
Coin/Medallion11/23/2010
  Q: I have a few questions regarding this Coin / Medalion. can you tell me anything about it. My dad ...
  A: Woow that is awesome coin!!! KM# 158 100 DINARS 33.9300 g., 0.9170 Gold 1.0003 oz. AGW Subject: ...
value of greek paper money11/19/2010
  Q: I have several different prints of old greek paper money. Are they worth anything? some are dated ...
  A: Unluckily all those inflation issues are common and with low value. Something alike German inflation ...
1776 Carolus III Dei gratia 8R (M ?)11/19/2010
  Q: edges are worn no holes..could stand to be cleaned but I don't dare....if it is real what is ...
  A: Yes it is always better to leave coins uncleaned so they have greater values than cleaned. But ...
penny11/18/2010
  Q: i have a 1997D triple stamped lincoln penny is there any value to this. ?
  A: Triple stamped sounds marvellous! Seems like big error to me! But have no picture to judge it. ...
value of a coin11/17/2010
  Q: ,named "edwardvs VII D: G: Britt omm: rex F: D: ind imp....the date is 1909 ..it a gold coin..the ...
  A: Yes you have Sovereign or 1/2 Sovereign. But since i don't know mintmark i will give you some ...
Leopold the 2nd Roi Des Belges 10 centimes coin 189411/16/2010
  Q: I was just wondering what this coin would be valued at? I have had it quite some time and I don't ...
  A: It is no problem i will tell you all i can about that coins. Maybe there is valuable one. So please ...
Coin11/16/2010
  Q: I'm wondering if you can identify this coin and it's value or lack thereof. Why would it be drilled? ...
  A: KM# 813 3 PENCE 1.4138 g., 0.9250 Silver 0.0420 oz. ASW, 16 mm. Ruler: George V Obv: Head left Rev: ...
8-reals11/15/2010
  Q: I HAVE A 1809 MEXICO 8 REAL COIN AND I NOTICED IT HAS A DOUBLE 8 , IS THIS RARE ONE OF A KIND FIND ...
  A: Aha yes i understand. That is certainly uncommon mistake that makes this coin even more interesting. ...
Napoleon III 1864 mintmark k11/14/2010
  Q: i have a Napoleon III 1864 with the mint mark k on it and i would like to know if it was worth ...
  A: I assume that you have a French copper coin 5 (cinq)or 10 (dix) centimes. KM# 797.3 5 CENTIMES ...
1914 100 corona gold coin value11/13/2010
  Q: aproximate value of this gold coin, i have searched the internet already and know the details about ...
  A: This is extremely rare coin so i suggest you to take a weight. Some precise scales will tell you if ...
1922Elizabethll coin11/12/2010
  Q: hi i have a 1922 eiizabethll ten opence coin i woul like to find out how much it is worth
  A: I believe we have newer coin because Elisabeth II came 1952 on throne. Also they had pre-decimal ...
coin11/12/2010
  Q: I have a coin. On one side it have a dragon and the word yun-nan-provivce and 7 mace and 2 ...
  A: This is Chinese Dollar coin. Y# 254 DOLLAR 26.8000 g., 0.9000 Silver 0.7754 oz. ASW Ruler: ...
roman coin antinous..not the emperor11/11/2010
  Q: years I have the original coin and was wondering on what it is worth I have attached pic...thx ...
  A: This is bronze coin. ...
roman coin antinous..not the emperor11/11/2010
  Q: wondering on what it is worth I have attached pic...thx 407 517 4964...brian
  A: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antinous http://ladyhedgehog.hedgie.com/antinous.html Well that is ...
bfgfd11/9/2010
  Q: huy My name is Stevan.J have coin but J dont know his price if he has.It is FRANCISCVS IDG AVSTRIAE ...
  A: Zdravo Stevane, Naravno da ču ti pomoči. Izgleda da se radi o nekom Austrijskom Taliru. ...
Unusual Canadian Penny11/9/2010
  Q: My question is about a canadian penny that I have lying around my house, and I can't seem to find. ...
  A: Well that is interesting. Hope that you will find it soon. I would really love to see it. I never ...
1792 coin need help identifying carolIII D.G.11/8/2010
  Q: is this a real coin? if so, is it worth anything?? i have no idea what it is. help will be ...
  A: Unluckily as you said... it is not a genuine one so probably without any value. :-/ It is some kind ...
Identify world coin11/8/2010
  Q: I have an 8 sided coin 22mm. It appears to be brass or bronze. There is no date or any writting on ...
  A: i was looking around in different countries (Egypt, Iran,Sudan...) but couldn't find the match. So ...
Isle of Man coin11/7/2010
  Q: I have a 3 kilo Isle of Man coin, which is dated 2002. One side has an image of Queen Elizabeth II, ...
  A: WOW that is just fantastic!!! KM# 1142 3000.0000 g., 0.9999 Silver 96.438 oz. ASW, 130 mm. Ruler: ...
1736 coin11/6/2010
  Q: I have a coin dated 1736. It is a VTRAQUE VNUM with a oM designation on one side. On the reverse ...
  A: This is Mexican coin. I believe you have biggest one - 8 Reales 27g.Value depends from a coin grade. ...
paper peseta11/5/2010
  Q: What would be the value of a 1957 "paper" peseta? Thank you!
  A: Banknote 1 Spanish Pesetas from Franco times. But that year was issued only 1000 Pesetas note - ...
tibet coins11/4/2010
  Q: Good afternoon, i have this tibet coins from my grandfather and i want to know their value, also i ...
  A: Yes those Tibetan coins are very nice. Coins in centre is a Tangka a billon one about 4g and this ...
coin11/3/2010
  Q: My son has found a confoederatio Helvetica 1/4 fa coin but it has 2 dates on it. One on the crest ...
  A: Recently i got similar question and i must say that it is confusing :-/ All I can say that i am ...
1909 25 pfennig11/3/2010
  Q: I'm not sure what its made of. It has a bird on one side that says deutchess reich 1909. On the ...
  A: I guess we are talking about German coin: KM# 18 25 PFENNIG 4.0200 g., Nickel Ruler: Wilhelm II ...
Panama Medio Balboa value11/2/2010
  Q: I have a 1932 Medio Balboa in AU condition. It is very nicely golden toned. Mintage was just 63,000. ...
  A: That is great. This is nice and rare coin. So i suggest to protect it in some plastic sleeve or ...
AUSTRALIAN PRE-DECIMAL BANKNOTE11/2/2010
  Q: WOULD YOU BE ABLE TO HELP WITH INFORMATION ON AUSTRALIAN PRE-DECIMAL BANKNOTES?
  A: Yes of course i will help you! You must know that pre-decimal notes from 60's are very valuable ...
3 Einen Reichs Thaler 177511/1/2010
  Q: Trivunovic, I have a silver coin: "3 Einen Reichs Thaler *B*" on the other side it states ...
  A: You have Prussia - German state coin. ...
Paper Money11/1/2010
  Q: What is the worth of: a 1976 100 Sto Zloytych bill. I also have a very old '1' bill from the ...
  A: I am afraid that 100 Zlotych is not worth much even in UNC grade. It is 2$ in VF grade and 8$ in UNC ...
ERROR Mint coin10/31/2010
  Q: I have a coin 5 Dollars Native American Head on obverse and 10 dollars Eagle on reverse no date on ...
  A: I am bit suspicious about that coins. That would be more than great if they were originals!!! I ...
Calhoun's Historic Crown Coins of the World10/30/2010
  Q: Lazar, I have a five binder set of Calhoun's Historic Crown Coins. I have an appointment to see a ...
  A: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Coin-Collecting-2297/2010/10/Calhoun-Historic-Crown-Coins.htm ...
Five dollar bills10/30/2010
  Q: What year did the five dollar bill have red ink on it? Is it worth anything?
  A: The $5 bill was issued as a United States Note with a red seal and serial numbers and as a Federal ...
1797 Fridericus Wilhelm Boruss rex Berlin mintmark ?10/29/2010
  Q: What is the value of this coin G-4 to vg-8?
  A: I am not quite sure what coin we are talking about. Is it silver, billon or copper coin? Could be ...
Old silver coin.10/29/2010
  Q: Lazar, I have what appears to be an old silver coin from either 770 or 1770. On one side is a mans ...
  A: Yes i believe that you have coin from German state Prussia. That should be 3 EINEN REICHS THALER ...
value of coin10/28/2010
  Q: I received an silver Elizabeth II/Australia 1988 coin, on the back number 10 on what appears to be a ...
  A: I believe that we are talking about Australian 10 cents coin that is still in circulation i think. ...
Coins of China10/27/2010
  Q: The coin in the word "CANDAREENS" "E" written in the opposite direction, are written as "Э". ...
  A: his is very interesting coin! It looks old indeed and this is 10 cents coin. ...
where coin is from and its valueand history10/27/2010
  Q: the coin is a 1940.the word italia,vitt em iii re e imp these are the letters on the coin.the head ...
  A: This is my best theme because i collect Italian and Italian states coins. <3 Yes you got WWII 20 ...
Ring10/26/2010
  Q: I have ring which is made from an 1834 coin it has a picture of some sort of crest on the inside ...
  A: Must say that i am a bit confused. As i know 'confoederatio helvetica' was a confederation from ...
10 dollar10/25/2010
  Q: i have one 10 dollar bill series 1934A #G01243211B how much worth
  A: It looks that only UNC banknotes have some value. All other grades are FV value. So if you have UNC ...
silver content and value of two Canadian coins10/25/2010
  Q: i have two coins i'd like to know a little more about. 1) Canadian 1867-1967 Confederation with a ...
  A: CANADA CONFEDERATION CENTENNIAL MEDAL 1867-1967 Weight. 24.5 grams Diameter. 36 mm Proof finishes ~ ...
victoria regina coin10/23/2010
  Q: I have a gold colored coin. Not sure what it's made of. On the front it has a young Victoria. It ...
  A: Yes you found a brass game token. This is version without date but we know why and when Victoria had ...
Need help identifying this coin10/23/2010
  Q: I've been searching and searching to identify this coin.I do not know the country or the language or ...
  A: Yes I can recognize it but i must say that i had troubles with older types. Now you can get further ...
coin value10/22/2010
  Q: Recently found a 1933 10 rappen nickel/copper coin with a "B" mintmark. In the "old" days of ...
  A: This is CONFOEDERATIO HELVETICA - Switzerland coin. KM# 27b 10 RAPPEN Nickel, 19.1 mm. Obv: Crowned ...
Chinese Coin10/22/2010
  Q: I have an coin that I would like to more about. It is Chinese with "Hu-Peh Province" and "7 mace ...
  A: Yes this is a Chinese dollar from Hupeh province. If it weights 27 than is original for sure! Two ...
1789 silver coin10/21/2010
  Q: Please can you tell me about this coin? It weighs 27g and is 35mm diameter and 3mm deep.
  A: This coin looks like some kind of a thaler coin. But it is a Spanish medal from Sevilla. It can be ...
What determines the price of minted gold coins?10/21/2010
  Q: What are the factors that determine the price of a minted gold coin? If I wait until gold price ...
  A: Well if we speak about coins then we can speak also about coins numismatic values. If we are talking ...
Unknown World Coin10/20/2010
  Q: I inherited lots of coins from my dade 1991. I have been pretty good with the US coins but the world ...
  A: That is nice. Hope you inherited lot of good coins. This one is German state Prussia. ...
islandic coin recieved10/19/2010
  Q: my daughter has got a coin from here school and it is a Fimmatu Kronur island 1987, 50kr. can you ...
  A: This is nice looking coin but since they had big inflation coin lost most of valuable... KM# 31 50 ...
Cino Francs10/19/2010
  Q: I have found a couple of pieces of old paper money in my fathers things. They appear to be from ...
  A: Yes it is true! This is one with seated man looking at factory scene. But something bothers me.. we ...
italian lira10/18/2010
  Q: i have a 1998 200 lire coin. i read that they have stopped using lire and switched to (Euro?) is ...
  A: Yes yes we all switched into Euro. Italy in 28.02.2002 and my country Slovenia in 14.01.2007. Kids ...
Aeronautical SHELL Token10/18/2010
  Q: I've recently inherited a small coin collection and am in possession of nineteen SHELL Fuel Tokens ...
  A: Yes i also have some of those shell token. http://koti.mbnet.fi/jm78/shell/shell_eng.html ...
toy coin/model money10/17/2010
  Q: My dad says he used to have a miniature UK penny with George vi on one side and brittania on the ...
  A: Really hope that i can help you! First on my mind is this little silver coins but they are without ...
one sided 2p coin10/16/2010
  Q: i have found a 2 pence coin that only has one side the other is smooth is it worth anything ?
  A: Picture could helped me to decide if this coin is genuine or it is someone 'work'. So if it is ...
crowns10/16/2010
  Q: I have a large number of silver crowns, mostly issued by british commonwealth countries. Is there a ...
  A: That is kind of a job that i like most of all. Usually i buy as much as i can and later i sold them ...
liberty head on coins10/16/2010
  Q: I was wondering why there are so many countries putting the liberty head on their coins. I believe ...
  A: My first thought is that all countries had to fight and struggle for their freedom. Especially those ...
Canadian Coins10/15/2010
  Q: I recently received a Canadian 25 cent piece, minted in 1910, King Edward VII. It has been well ...
  A: He he he that is interesting and i never thought like that. Sure it would be fine if coins could ...
coin10/14/2010
  Q: I have a 1776-1976 silver national bicentennial medal, how much is it worth?
  A: Pity there no image so i can be sure if we have same medal on mind. But probably this one: ...
1937 penny in copper and brass10/14/2010
  Q: We have found in amongst a box of old coins, a 1937 one penny (English) that is copper on the ...
  A: Hmmm that is interesting. Well i can say that all penny coins are bronze. Also this one: KM# 845 ...
old coins10/12/2010
  Q: I have four coins I am having trouble finding info and value on. Any help would be greatly ...
  A: It is a pleasure to help someone and specially when i found that some coin is with great value! 1. ...
is this a old spanish coin?10/12/2010
  Q: My grandmother and I found this old coin. We were wondering for information on this coin and what ...
  A: I was sure we are dealing with 2(small), 4 or 8(big coin) Spanish REALES. But cannot find old coins ...
My Coins10/12/2010
  Q: I was wondering what a few coins I bought years ago would be worth if anything and what you can ...
  A: Only thing is that i cannot find one with some decent value :-( so unluckily i don't bring any good ...
Silver Certificated10/11/2010
  Q: I have two silver certificated consecutively numbered and in crisp uncirculated condition, rare 1935 ...
  A: Series of 1935 have only 1 dollar bills: #416 1 DOLLAR VG VF ...
South African Coins10/10/2010
  Q: I have 2 coins, one is a 1941 two Shilling and the other is a 1963 20c coin. Both are from South ...
  A: First coins is probably silver one 2-1/2 SHILLINGS quite big coin. Not sure why but South Africa ...
what is this coin.10/9/2010
  Q: harry
  A: I can see that you found that famous gaming token-jeton. here are some useful links to understand ...
coin values10/9/2010
  Q: I have several foreign coins I am trying to get the value for. Is there anyway to email pictures to ...
  A: I would be very glad to help you with identifying those foreign coins. Also i will try to get some ...
Marilyn Monroe silver coin10/9/2010
  Q: I have a Marilyn Monroe coin minted 1995 in the Marshall Islands it is a $5.00 coin and I was ...
  A: This is nice Marilyn Monroe coin from Micronesia small coral atolls comprised of over 1,150 islands. ...
Oliver Hazard Perry medal10/9/2010
  Q: I have a coin yet after much searching, I have been unable to find any information on the coin. I ...
  A: This is a commemorative medal for the Oliver Hazard Perry Sesquicentennial / 1813 - 1963 / Erie, PA. ...
Calhoun's Historic Crown Coins of the World10/8/2010
  Q: I have 19 coins that I started collecting from Calhoun's Crown Coins. One of them is a $10 Year of ...
  A: I discovered that this is special collection. one of them is also this from Singapore. But there is ...
Engraved morgan dollar10/7/2010
  Q: I have a Morgan dollar the letter "A.J.P. 32" engraved on her face. I doubt that anyone could have ...
  A: I seen just too many such coins. But mostly hand made so they are crude with not so attractive ...
9 marz 188810/6/2010
  Q: Good day, i have kind of a token looks like will go on a necklace in good shape and not even ...
  A: I am not sure if it this one:"ICH HABE NICHT MEHR ZEIT MÜDE ZU SEIN" (I DO NOT HAVE MORE TIME TO BE ...
Roman Coin & artifacts10/5/2010
  Q: I have been given some Roman coins and artifacts to sell. How would I go about finding someone who ...
  A: That is one question just for me. As a Roman expert i can tell you everything from my experience on ...
mint mark rpm or omm10/5/2010
  Q: I have a coin that appears to be an error with the mint mark but I want you to look at it and ...
  A: I cannot see well what is going on with this picture. you should take macro on that mint mark so it ...
One Silver Koala $5 Coin 199010/4/2010
  Q: Good evening! I have a coin from 1990; & I'm trying to find it's value. The front reads: One Silver ...
  A: This is one nice rare sample of a silver koala. It is great as a gift for someone that you care. ...
10canadian cents10/4/2010
  Q: I was wandering how much a 10 Canadian cents from 1940 is worth.At the front it says Georgivs VI.The ...
  A: Those cents are too common to have some bigger value (16,526,470 Pcs.). Also it is too light ...
Error Coin10/4/2010
  Q: My grandmother recieved this coin as change one day. As you can see, it is struck off center on the ...
  A: Those coins are too specific and cannot be valued as other regular coins. So more odd is mistake ...

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I have been a World Coin and Paper Money collector since about 1987. I will be glad to answer any questions you may have on World coins or currency, tokens, unusual or unknown pieces and attempt to give you estimates of value and historical information about them in a polite and prompt manner.

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Many years collecting coins, relics and archaeology.

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