Help with identification of this coin

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Mirina, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. Mirina

    Mirina New Member

    Hello there. I need help with identifying this coin that me and my mother found when we were rearranging her room. To be honest we are stumped as to what it is and how it got there. So, any help would be greatly appreciated.


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  3. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    To my eye looks to be a copy and bad at that of an 8 reales Spanish coin.
    It doesn't look silver some sort of base metal.
    The shield and cross is so off. Maybe a cheap copy used it movies or tv.
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  4. Muzyck

    Muzyck Declared value.... $1.99

    Looks really odd. They should have broken the mold on that one.
  5. Jaja78

    Jaja78 Member

    I'm no expert, but my first thought was at 10-11 o'clock on the first pic, and 2-3 o'clock on the second was mold marks.
  6. Mirina

    Mirina New Member

    Oh, thank you all. We were really confused about what it was since we had never seen a coin like it ever.
  7. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    Very BAD copy of a Spanish 8 reales.

    Yes, before they made this .....THING.
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