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Re: Elizabethan Coins
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.0092  Wednesday, 16 January 2002

From:           Larry Weiss <
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Date:           Tuesday, 15 Jan 2002 13:59:48 -0500
Subject: 13.0078 Re: Elizabethan Coins
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.0078 Re: Elizabethan Coins

> Both (1561 and 1571) are very slightly oval shaped, but are clearly
> intended to be round.  I'm not sure if age has withered them, but
> neither was struck cleanly as evidenced by the Latin on both being
> trimmed when they were struck.  Anyway, they measure about an inch.
> Given that they are oval, they are about 15/16 on the short angle, and
> exactly an inch on the long.

Have you considered the possibility that what you have are clipped
coins?

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