Some foreign coins

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  1. adelaide888

    adelaide888 Active Member

    Anything at all valuable here? Thanks

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  3. derkerlegand

    derkerlegand Well-Known Member

    Japan, S. Korea, Portugal, Colombia, Spain, England, and Cuba. I don't think so. The shilling is 50% silver, though.
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  4. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    The shilling is 50% silver.
    The others aren't worth much, if anything. I am partial to the South Korean 5 won with the turtle ship reverse. The turtle ship was a pretty amazing warship:

    I have several turtle ship models and a few Korean coins and notes that show it. Here is my 500 won:
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  6. FredJB

    FredJB Active Member

    Nice starter group for a beginner.
  7. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

    @adelaide888 can find out for yourself. Assign a rough, ballpark grade then go to NGC’s World Coin Guide, it’s listed on their Main website under “resources”. You can type the country, then the year...then either enter or choose the denomination. You will have to learn to date the Japan 10 yen first, but that is a fun adventure too...if you like a challenge.

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  8. JeffC

    JeffC Collecting for the fun of it. Supporter

    I don't know much about the values, but may I share an interesting trivia with you? For the 1 peseta Spanish coin (2nd row, 2nd from left), the year of mintage isn't 1947 as shown on the obverse. The actual year of mintage is hidden somewhere else on the coin - if you can find it.:)
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  9. adelaide888

    adelaide888 Active Member

    Fun. Yes, it's in the stars. This one is a 1953.
  10. adelaide888

    adelaide888 Active Member

    Should've quoted you--- It's in the stars-- 1953. Thanks!
  11. JeffC

    JeffC Collecting for the fun of it. Supporter

    Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner!
  12. scottishmoney

    scottishmoney Я люблю черных кошек

    BTW the shilling is Scottish, during the time from 1937-1970 shillings were struck with Scottish or English reverses. The English reverses are a bit more common.
  13. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    I mean I’d probably pay $2 each for the Portuga, Cuba and Spain
  14. Joshua Lemons

    Joshua Lemons Active Member

    I'm liking the toning on the colombian coin.
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