Discussion in 'World Coins' started by The Eidolon, Jul 30, 2020.
Here's my example for today: Cook Islands $2, 2015
Please post any oddly-shaped coins!
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Here is a piece of notgeld.
Oval, Ivan V, 1682-1696:
8-sided Notgeld (always good for an unusual shape):
5-sided(?) Ashoka the Great (273-232BC):
Belize 5 sided gold coin...
Fiji 5 sided...
Belgium Congo 6 sided...
I think that's dodecagonal. If I remember my wasted youth playing D&D, dodecahedral would be this guy:
Speaking of pentagons, here's an approximately pentagonal coin:
Attribution says Constans II with horse's head Arab countermark, but I can't really make out anything.
Slovakia 3 sided...
I got these as a gift, along with the rest of the proofs for that year. Images from online, but that's probably better because I can't take very good pictures.....
Ceylon, 1942; King George VI
Did you know that one of the sakura flowers along the border will always be inverted? It's location would then show where and when it was minted (I think).
Japan 1 Shu
Japan "bean money" It's shaped a lot like a go stone.
Byzantine Billon Trachy, Theodore of Thessalonica, 1224-1230, (cup-shaped)
Magadha India ~346 BC
Sweden 4 Daler copper plate money, 1756 (still after 1.93 kg after all that corrosion!)
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