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Alien coins?

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posted on Oct, 16 2017 @ 10:48 PM
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And im not talking alien currency... Though i would like to see that


I haven't found any threads on this so... take a look at THESE...



Now the one in the middle has a probable explanation...

likely just a coin that eroded over time, as shown here



Though what about the other coins in the first image?

I can't honestly think of anything else the designs might be depicting...

whacha think my friends?


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posted on Oct, 16 2017 @ 10:58 PM
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Possibly this story could help ?
Hobo Nickels

Seems it was a very popular hobby in the 80's too



posted on Oct, 16 2017 @ 11:01 PM
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a reply to: PhyllidaDavenport

yeah that sounds like a good explanation actually




posted on Oct, 16 2017 @ 11:19 PM
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Not American coins, so they must belong to aliens.



posted on Oct, 16 2017 @ 11:20 PM
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i remember seeing an article on the artist that does this. might even be a youtube video of him engraving a couple. they are just normal coins engraved to look different. theres some really cool ones where they turn the presidents face into a skull. quick google search using "artist engraved coins" will net you thousands like this.

scroll down about halfway to a section that talks about one of these coin where they try and debunk it
Site about these coins
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posted on Oct, 16 2017 @ 11:38 PM
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I remember them saying that those ufo looking things are supposed to represent shields, but that’s to whoever interprets them I guess. I see where you’re coming from and I’ve seen those represented in paintings also.



posted on Oct, 16 2017 @ 11:42 PM
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a reply to: Akragon

I don't think the one in the middle is legit either way but the others are jetons (French, 16th-17th century). The one with the lightning is upside down I believe and is a shield.

EDIT to add:

Jetons weren't money btw. They're tokens that were used for counting, in place of money in games and often have a commemorative/educational purpose or contain some political or religious message.
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posted on Oct, 16 2017 @ 11:46 PM
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a reply to: Akragon

The one from 1656 in the bottom right is a flower motif of some sort.

One of the theories is that a couple of the jetons depict a mythical brass shield falling from the sky, a gift from Jupiter to Numa Pompilius, to be used in the protection of Rome.
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posted on Oct, 16 2017 @ 11:47 PM
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a reply to: Akragon

Shields in the sky though?

the bottom right one looks like trees under the "ufo"? Or arrows perhaps? Also it looks like there's clouds, and a dome on the ship...

the others have similar features that look like mountians

I'd still say the hobo coin thing is a good call... but what do i know




posted on Oct, 16 2017 @ 11:51 PM
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a reply to: Akragon

Yes, shields in the sky. It’s in some old painting as well, I think representing protection. But like I said, I thinks it up to who interprets it.



posted on Oct, 16 2017 @ 11:51 PM
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originally posted by: theantediluvian
a reply to: Akragon

The one from 1656 in the bottom right is a flower motif of some sort.


apparently that one also has an inscription that says “OPPORTUNUS Adest” which means in due time.

hmmm...lol




posted on Oct, 16 2017 @ 11:59 PM
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a reply to: rowdyrich

Yeah, a church in Romania. I made a thread about it here a few years ago.



posted on Oct, 17 2017 @ 12:47 AM
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the second set is Alexander The Great,or iskandar al akbar,He was thought to be a demon because of his military prowess hence the horns



posted on Oct, 17 2017 @ 02:11 AM
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a reply to: Akragon
More literally, OPPORTUNUS ADEST means "The [right] time has come". The first word is the root of "opportunity".



posted on Oct, 17 2017 @ 04:48 AM
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originally posted by: Akragon
And im not talking alien currency... Though i would like to see that


I haven't found any threads on this so... take a look at THESE...



Now the one in the middle has a probable explanation...

likely just a coin that eroded over time, as shown here



Though what about the other coins in the first image?

I can't honestly think of anything else the designs might be depicting...

whacha think my friends?

Nice. I've always found this topic fascinating.



posted on Oct, 17 2017 @ 06:21 AM
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originally posted by: Akragon
And im not talking alien currency... Though i would like to see that


I haven't found any threads on this so... take a look at THESE...



Now the one in the middle has a probable explanation...

likely just a coin that eroded over time, as shown here



Though what about the other coins in the first image?

I can't honestly think of anything else the designs might be depicting...

whacha think my friends?

alien coins wtf


The first coins were developed independently in Iron Age Anatolia and Archaic Greece, India and China around the 7th and 6th centuries BC
Coinage was man made, starting with metals of value as a form of barter instead of the 'flogging' of your cow, goat, wife or kid. Fast forward a few centuries of continued coinage use as BARTER for goods and services to the Knights Templar who brought in the system of 'banking' and the rest is history.
edit on 17-10-2017 by LondonMan because: spelling



posted on Oct, 17 2017 @ 09:38 AM
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Im sure its written in the greek mythos somwhere, that Alexander was confronted by a giant floating shield during a battle !
Cant remember which story it is though

but Alexander was helped in a battle by a giant floating shield



posted on Oct, 17 2017 @ 11:20 AM
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a reply to: Akragon

My dad collected coins for a long time and I remember seeing a lot of unusual images like these. The first thing that came to mind when I saw a few of these were water lilies or water creatures. Maybe even chrysanthemums which were used symbolically a lot in the old days. The coin on the bottom left looks like a shield and arrows. If you rotate the coin so that the arrows are on top it really looks like it. Those totally look like arrows to me and not trees.



posted on Oct, 17 2017 @ 01:08 PM
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originally posted by: PhyllidaDavenport
Possibly this story could help ?
Hobo Nickels

Seems it was a very popular hobby in the 80's too


Thanks for this. I learned something new today, as trivial (but interesting) as it may be.



posted on Oct, 17 2017 @ 05:18 PM
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originally posted by: theantediluvian
a reply to: Akragon

The one from 1656 in the bottom right is a flower motif of some sort.

One of the theories is that a couple of the jetons depict a mythical brass shield falling from the sky, a gift from Jupiter to Numa Pompilius, to be used in the protection of Rome.

Here's that story - from Livy: Perseus Digital Library

Harte



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