1703 Sweden 1 Ore

Thomas G. writes: Dear Coin Doc, I cannot find any similar coin on the web, and am not even sure which country it is from. Dated 1703, showing 3 crowns and a large C with Roman numerals Xii and laurels, the reverse is showing the date and the initials I. OR. Hz. The o has […]
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1632-1654 Sweden copper 1/4 Ore

Beldon H. writes: Can you help me with this coin? I think it’s from Sweden as I’ve found similar ones but they all have dates. This one doesn’t have any date. Why is that? Your coin is a copper 1/4 Ore minted during the reign of Sweden’s Queen Christina (Swedish: Kristina – 1632-1654). The coin […]
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1622 Kingdom of Poland 3 Groschen

Irene J. asks: Can you identify this coin and value? On one side is the profile of the Polish King with the following description; “SIG.III.DG.REX.POL.MDI.” the reverse side shows three symbols: Polish White Eagle (uncrowned), Royal Coat of Arms and Vatican one. Above these, “III 1622 GROS.ARGE.TRIP.REGN.POLONI” and below : one shooting star joining the […]
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1924 Poland 1 Zloty

Ambarish A. writes: I have a 1924 1 Zloty coin, could you tell me something about its history and its worth? You have a 1924 Poland Zloty (100 grozy=1 zloty). These coins were struck at the Paris, France Mint (a torch and cornucopia are on either side of the date) in .750 fine silver (content=.1206 […]
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1913 Russia (Empire) 50 Kopeks

Jack writes: Doc, Found an old coin (1913) and I have an image of it but I don’t know the country of origin (I’m guessing Russia or Poland?) as there is no English alphabet involved. The only number on it is a “50” You have a 1913 Russia (Empire) 50 Kopeks, also known as a […]
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