So small!

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Hiddendragon, May 12, 2021.

  1. Hiddendragon

    Hiddendragon World coin collector

    From time to time people post a thread about their smallest coin. I haven't compared this to others I have but this is definitely a contender. It's a no date (1901-1910) cash coin from Travancore, India. I measure it at 11 mm. I actually got two of them. Just for fun, here it is next to a really big coin. 1901 travancore 1 cash.jpg IMG_20210512_150830368.jpg
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  3. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector Supporter

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  4. potty dollar 1878

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  5. medoraman

    medoraman Supporter! Supporter

    Mine is about 6mm ancient from Thasos. It even has two dolphins on it. It is around .25 grams silver. Others have even smaller ancients.
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  6. JayAg47

    JayAg47 Well-Known Member

    My tinies, a pic i took a couple of years ago!
    Penny for scale
    From the smallest: Indian Mysore gold fanam ~5mm (my smallest coin)
    Indian Travancore gold fanam ~7mm
    Indian Madurai Nayaka copper unit~9mm (much smaller if not for the off centred strike)
    Panama 1904 2 1/2 centesimos- officially the smallest coin with modern minting process at 10mm
    Indian Travancore 1 cash -11mm
    USA three cents ‘trime’- 13mm
  7. wittwolf

    wittwolf Well-Known Member

    On this medal we can see Queen Mary I. of Portugal handing a penny to her happy nation:
  8. expat

    expat Remember you are unique, just like everyone else Supporter

    My smallest;
    Aluminium (96% Aluminum, 3.5% Magnesium, 0.5% Manganese)
    Weight 0.55 g
    Diameter 14 mm
    Thickness 1.2 mm
    Shape Round
    Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
    Demonetized 02-28-2002
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  9. Joshua Lemons

    Joshua Lemons Well-Known Member

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