help me id this

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  1. don oswald

    don oswald Active Member

    1DB43984-2E3A-4CA7-8CCF-23D4AF8B80F2.png Can someone tell me what this is and what it’s value is? D6864B30-AE04-4BA1-9AA9-30A01A964D03.jpeg
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  3. Hookman

    Hookman Well-Known Member

    it's a Pope John Paul II coin, token, or medal.
    I don't see a date.
    Look on the edges.
    Can anyone else provide further help?
  4. thomas mozzillo

    thomas mozzillo Well-Known Member

    IMO I don't think it's a coin because I can't make out a date, country of origin, or denomination. It is a token or medal of Pope John Paul II with the Papal Crest on the reverse. Google it if no one can offer further help.
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  5. Devyn5150

    Devyn5150 Music Maker Making Change

    JOANNES PAVLVS II PONT.MAX .- Vintage medal

    The example on eBay is in better condition but the asking price is US$12.99
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  6. paddyman98

    paddyman98 No Common Cents! Supporter

    Well.. I guess the Vatican in Italy where the Pope (past, present and future) resides.
    Last edited: May 22, 2019
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  7. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    As mentioned, it's some kind of papal medal, and not a coin. Looks aluminum?

    John Paul II was pope from 1978-2005, so that dates it as a fairly modern piece.
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  8. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    From my understanding, they sell these things all over the Vatican. I picked up one for $1 out of a junk bin. Silver plated with some other type of metal underneath.
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