[Game] World Coins Time Machine… Counting Backward by Year! (Plus Prize Coin)

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Curtisimo, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    I hope not! Some of the blurring is lack of focus - I am still struggling to get the best results from my new camera. Where do you see the bubbles?
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  3. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    1706 -- Salzburg, 1 kreuzer:

    1706_AT_Salzburg_1kreuzer_1a_DPP_2018_01_11__0006_1.jpg 1706_AT_Salzburg_1kreuzer_1b_DPP_2018_01_11__0011_1.jpg
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  4. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    1705 Fourpence:
    1705 4D 1.JPG 1705 4D 2.JPG
  5. Kimotej

    Kimotej Active Member

    Ryssland 1 kopek 1705 a.jpg Ryssland 1 kopek 1705 b.jpg

    Another of my pretty bad Russian coins: 1 kopeek 1705

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  6. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    1705 -- Hungary (malcontents), 10 poltura:

    1705_HU_Malcontents_10poltura_1a_DPP_2015_10_16__0031_2.jpg 1705_HU_Malcontents_10poltura_1b_DPP_2015_10_16__0032_2.jpg
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  7. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    Next up my 1704 Threepence:
    1704 3D 1.JPG 1704 3D 2.JPG
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  8. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    1704 -- Denmark, 8 skilling:

    1704_DK_8skilling_1o_DPP_2015_10_16__0039_2.jpg 1704_DK_8skilling_1r_DPP_2015_10_16__0040_2.jpg
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  9. coin_nut

    coin_nut Supporter! Supporter

    Good job, all of you! Keeping the game going forever...I only have a couple more to add, later...
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  10. daveydempsey

    daveydempsey Well-Known Member

    I`m out until 1687
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  11. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    I can keep it going until 1670 solid - then it gets very patchy with only a dozen or so after that back to 1562 - when I run out.
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  12. coin_nut

    coin_nut Supporter! Supporter

    Looks like I have one 1678, another 1644, and a 1519. After that they do not qualify due to not having actual year number "dates" on them.
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  13. Siberian Man

    Siberian Man Senior Member Moderator

    1/16 ecu 1703, silver .798, weight - 1,696 g., size - 20 mm, mintage - 11674512 pcs. Strasbourg Mint.
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  14. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    British Sixpence 1703 with the famous "VIGO" logo:
    1703 6D 1.JPG 1703 6D 2.JPG
  15. coin_nut

    coin_nut Supporter! Supporter

    The "VIGO" was new to me, so of course I looked it up online and found:

    "The VIGO indicated that the coin was minted from silver seized from Spanish ships in Vigo Bay during the War of the Spanish Succession."
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  16. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    1703 -- Brunswick-Luneburg-Calenberg-Hannover, 12 mariengroschen:

    1703_DE_Brunswick_Luneburg_Calenberg_Hannover_12mariengroschen_1a_DPP_2017_09_10__0085_1.jpg 1703_DE_Brunswick_Luneburg_Calenberg_Hannover_12mariengroschen_1b_DPP_2017_09_10__0083_1.jpg
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  17. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    1702 Shilling is my next offering:
    1702 S 1.JPG 1702 S 2.JPG
    This is the other year for which VIGO coins are issued and as @coin_nut has said, this was after the capture of Silver from the Spanish in Vigo bay. Isaac Newton was the Master of the Mint at the time and ordered the use of the word Vigo on the coins, although in fact the bulk of the silver did not actually come from the battle. An early PR exercise!
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  18. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    1702 -- Hesse-Darmstadt, 1 albus:

    1702_DE_Hesse_Darmstadt_1albus_1a_DPP_2015_10_29__0019_2.jpg 1702_DE_Hesse_Darmstadt_1albus_1b_DPP_2015_10_29__0020_2.jpg
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  19. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    Well as it seems to be me and @semibovinian on our own at the moment, I will press on!
    Best I have for 1701 is this threepence, and this moves us into the reign of William III, formerly William of Orange and by this time the widower of Mary II, the last of the Stuarts. Depending on your viewpoint he is most famous or infamous in Ireland for the Battle of the Boyne.
    1701 3D 1.JPG 1701 3D 2.JPG
  20. Jimski

    Jimski Well-Known Member

    Anne was the last of the Stuarts. Wasn't she?
  21. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    1701 -- England, (another) 3 pence:

    1701_GB_England_3pence_1o_DPP_2018_01_11__0019_1.jpg 1701_GB_England_3pence_1r_DPP_2018_01_11__0020_1.jpg
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