PREV FULL ISSUE
UNUSUAL COIN FOUND ON FLORIDA BEACH
An article in Wednesday's St, Petersburg Times pictures a 'coin' found by a local metal detectorist. Does it look familiar to anyone? It is a token or medal? Or just a piece of junk? -Editor.The other recent find is even more befuddling and exciting. It is an old coin with what seems to be hieroglyphics on both sides. But coin experts are having trouble dating it. The coin could be thousands of years old. Someone within the past century encased the coin's sides with silver, so it could be worn as a necklace — which might be how it ended up lost in the ocean.
To read the complete article, see: Port Richey treasure hunter has uncanny knack
Wayne Homren, Editor
The Numismatic Bibliomania Society is a non-profit organization promoting numismatic literature. See our web site at coinbooks.org.
To submit items for publication in The E-Sylum, write to the Editor at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org
To subscribe go to: https://my.binhost.com/lists/listinfo/esylum
All Rights Reserved.
NBS Home Page
Contact the NBS webmaster