Ring mounted coin

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Chip Kirkpatrick, Aug 7, 2020.

  1. Chip Kirkpatrick

    Chip Kirkpatrick Well-Known Member

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  3. Ryro

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  4. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    I can't say for absolute certain but it looks like Benito Juarez to me! Problem is, I don't know of such a coin. Could be a special occasion tribute coin as well, meaning there weren't many minted! Does it test positive for silver? Looks like the pic! :D

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  5. Bradley Trotter

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  6. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    You're right, could be your guy, idk, looks like him. :phantom: Here's a ring of mine with your guy on it and a couple more pics of Benito Juarez when he was an older guy! :D Both your guy and mine died in the 1800's but their faces, (forgot the technical name), was used on many coins and medals thereafter. thumbsup.gif

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  7. thomas mozzillo

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  8. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    Yeah, that's the coin but it's not really mine. I just grabbed the obverse of the coin to use as an example. Meaning I just grabbed a pic of the obverse off of ebay. Appreciate your knowledge tho'! :cigar:
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