Silar's Dog & Fiber Show

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Dogs. Fiber Arts. Occasional Cats, Trolleys & Trains & Flowers. And other moments from my life that I find interesting.
**Motorola ic902 - Probably the best of the (poor) choices with Nextel for a camera phone.
**Canon Powershot A430 - Oh, how I love thee, let me count the ways....Primary camera - if it a good photo, this took it.
"No one has to know that I’m just a paper tiger
Living in a condo built on bullshit and sand..."
-- Chris Orbach - I Outdid You
"If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased."
-- Katherine Hepburn

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These are for comparison:

Row 1: 1918 UK one pence; 1969 UK 10 New Pence
Row 2:, 1978 Greek 10 Drachma; 1980 Italian 100 Lire
Row 3: 1996 Canada 2 Dollar (Twoney); 1981 West German 1 Deutschemark
Row 4: US Quarter Dollar; 1976 Denmark 25 Ore
Row 5: An asian coin I have yet to ID; 1974 Netherlands Antilles10 Cent

You need more? I got more.
3rd Apr 2006, 21:34   | tags:,

goode says:

that's a little handier!

3rd Apr 2006, 22:55

wombat527 says:

That asian coin, unless I'm totally off base, looks like a Japanese coin I've got. It's probably, like, ten ¥. I could say more with a better picture. I love foreign coins...

4th Apr 2006, 18:52

waps77 says:

If your talking about row 5, left-hand side as the asian coin...

Well, the only current Japanese coins to have holes in the middle are the 50 yen coin (silver), and the 5 yen coin (a yellow-bronze). Not sure if that fits with that particular coin, as the colour seems off...although I guess it could just be the photo, or condition of the coin...

5th Apr 2006, 06:39

silar31 says:

wasps, yeah, or both. I'll try to get a better picture some one of these days...when I get a decent camera, most likely!

5th Apr 2006, 06:43

wombat527 says:

If that asian coin has a horizon line with some bent over sheafs of grain , and a couple Japanese / Chinese-looking characters it's probably a yen coin. Chinese coins I'm not that familiar with.

Look here and see if you recognize it:
Alternately, a Google image search for chinese coins:
Hope that helps!

5th Apr 2006, 16:59

silar31 says:

Wombat, thanks for the help! It is definitely a Yen coin then, and when my new camera comes I will take a better quality photo of it and post it, I figure Kozika San can probably ID it for sure.

8th Apr 2006, 04:46