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German_empire5_mark_fan!
Joined: 10-Oct-2019
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I Figured it would be nice to get a chat going and so I wanted to ask what is your oldest dated coin? No ancients please ! Mine is a 1670 3 kreuzer from the holy Roman empire. I think it was minted in breslau but I'm not sure. It's also silver and in about vf condition! NGC world catalogue says that in it is worth $33 in the US!Just saying if anyone wants to swap for it I would love too!

Please share your oldest dated coin. It would of much interest to me!Thanks
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German_empire5_mark_fan!
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I just did some more research on it and I found out is actually from Austria and the person on the reverse is Leopold 1.
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alfonz
Joined: 19-Jan-2013
Posts: 756
Its this one ;) :

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Mr. Midnight
Joined: 10-Mar-2017
Posts: 1171
This is my oldest.

Monaco 1734, 3 sols
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces71467.html
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Idolenz
Joined: 13-Jul-2013
Posts: 2531
1595 for me let's call it half a Weißpfennig
Frenchlover
Joined: 16-Jul-2013
Posts: 6011
According to the Numista French forum, the oldest French dated coin is:​
​"La cadière d'Anne de Bretagne dated 1498"

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AshsCollectablesStore
Joined: 14-Oct-2017
Posts: 89
My oldest non-ancient coin is a 1576 Sixpence.

https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces52475.html
-Ash
Cerulean
Joined: 1-Nov-2010
Posts: 1633
I have a Dutch East Indies coin from 1748, bearing the VOC logo and the arms of West Friesland:
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces3442.html
Cycnos
Joined: 22-Apr-2017
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Quote: "German_empire5_mark_fan!"No ancients only coins with an exact date!
Ancient coins have exact date on them too : they just used different calendars ``-
That being said, do you only want coins minted in the Anno Domini dating system (Julian and Gregorian calendars) or can we extend that to the other calendars still in use today, like the Hijri dates written on the coins minted in muslim countries ?
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krezga
Joined: 24-Jun-2017
Posts: 116

1515, II Ulaszlo denar, Hungary
LEÓNIDÁS
Joined: 17-Aug-2017
Posts: 480
1534, 3 kreuzer Ferdinand I.

arpad
Joined: 12-Jan-2019
Posts: 77

Oldest dated coin with an actual date. 1204 in Roman numerals on
the coin. MCCIIII . 1166 translated to our current calendar. Less than5 collectible.
From the city Aachen. Charlemagne holding orb.Less than 20 collectible.

First dated gold coin. From the city of Cologne. Less than 10 collectible.


First dated copper coin. From the city of Antwerp. Less than 50 collectible.
arpad
Joined: 12-Jan-2019
Posts: 77
@Frenchlover There are dated French coins for the years 1491, unique in a museum
Epinal, France and 1492 from the St. Die mint in Lorraine, France. The 1491 piece is a
Double Gros (silver) and the 1492 piece is a Ducat (gold).
Cycnos
Joined: 22-Apr-2017
Posts: 2665
The Umayyad dinar minted in 77 AH (= From April 696 to March 697 AC) should be the oldest dated coin using a calendar that is still in use today : https://www.zeno.ru/showphoto.php?photo=190521
The year is written in full at the end of the margin legend on the reverse side.
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arpad
Joined: 12-Jan-2019
Posts: 77
I only post coins with which I am familiar with . I just worded my post incorrectly.
I am unfamiliar with the Islamic language and its calendar system. The coins I posted
are the oldest dated coins in my collection. The Spanish Obol is in my opinion, the
oldest dated coin that many of us can read.
Choucas Numista team
Joined: 21-Jun-2017
Posts: 2209
My oldest dated coin according to the gregorian calendar is this one dated 1478.
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces98102.html

Also this one : https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces182220.html
but as you can see on the numista picture, the date is off center. According to the legends it should be 1499 or 1503.

Then this one : https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces42350.html
dated 1551.

Then I got a few ones from the 17th century.
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hakkinen
Joined: 23-Oct-2019
Posts: 7
https://www.vcoins.com/en/stores/marc_breitsprecher_classical_numismatist/8/product/thrace_maroneia_19815__prancing_horse/907850/Default.aspx.

Should be this one. I guess it's the same as this coin. They look very similar.
January First-of-May
Joined: 10-Apr-2016
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Quote: "hakkinen"https://www.vcoins.com/en/stores/marc_breitsprecher_classical_numismatist/8/product/thrace_maroneia_19815__prancing_horse/907850/Default.aspx.

​Should be this one. I guess it's the same as this coin. They look very similar.
​I have one of those Maroneians too, but IIRC they don't have a date?

My own oldest dated coin is this type, dated ΔOP = 174 SE = 139/8 BC (in this case 138 BC, because this type was not yet made in 139 BC).
Gwyde
Joined: 16-Nov-2012
Posts: 212
Disregarding some hard to determine bronze Roman coins, a double mite - Philippe le Bon - Comté de Flandre (1453) is my oldest coin. It seems to be a single year issue.

https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces37637.html
Gwyde
klei92
Joined: 25-Dec-2018
Posts: 269
My oldest coin with date and actually 100% visible is a 2 Maravedies from Felipe III (Spain) - 1603



Despite i think its not the objetive of the topic i will just leave the info here... i think that my oldest coin without year on it but only made in one exact year is a 2 Cornados from Carlos I (Navarra under Spain) - 1549
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German_empire5_mark_fan!
Joined: 10-Oct-2019
Posts: 37
Quote: "Cycnos"
Quote: "German_empire5_mark_fan!"No ancients only coins with an exact date!

​Ancient coins have exact date on them too : they just used different calendars ``-
​That being said, do you only want coins minted in the Anno Domini dating system (Julian and Gregorian calendars) or can we extend that to the other calendars still in use today, like the Hijri dates written on the coins minted in muslim countries ?
​thanks smarty
If a lie is told often enough it becomes the truth.
-my father
phfoticus
Joined: 26-May-2017
Posts: 1427
My oldest AD-dated coin --

1465 -- Electorate of Saxony / Margraviate of Meissen / Freiberg, 1 horngroschen:



Very similar to this one in the catalog:
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces108641.html

I also have an AH-dated coin from AD 733-734 from the Umayyad caliphate.
Moneytane
Joined: 28-Jan-2014
Posts: 590
This one is having a special birthday this year, its 350th!

I love coins, both old and precious and also change coins. If its round and shiny, it will garner my interest. I also collect stamps and have an abiding interest in History, Archaeology,  and Social Issues.  I also worship the musical god Prince.
arpad
Joined: 12-Jan-2019
Posts: 77

The ID for this coin is IV- 21a.
Happy 550th Birthday
Neat idea @Moneytane
Moneytane
Joined: 28-Jan-2014
Posts: 590
Quote: "arpad"
​The ID for this coin is IV- 21a.
​Happy 550th Birthday
​Neat idea @Moneytane


​Thanks``-

Humans count birthdays in years, but it seems our coins like to count half centuries :O

Much younger, but my Georgian shilling is having its big 2 - 0 - 0!



It honestly feels only 150!
I love coins, both old and precious and also change coins. If its round and shiny, it will garner my interest. I also collect stamps and have an abiding interest in History, Archaeology,  and Social Issues.  I also worship the musical god Prince.
rrgraic
Joined: 29-Nov-2019
Posts: 1
My oldest isn't anything super old, but it is an 1838 liberty Head cent.
Dato Mikeladze
Joined: 25-Mar-2014
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my one is this :
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces105227.html

:)
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German_empire5_mark_fan!
Joined: 10-Oct-2019
Posts: 37
hey everyone. New oldest coin! This on is a stunner! It ties for largest in my collection(42mm) and ties for oldest!
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces138946.html
If a lie is told often enough it becomes the truth.
-my father
Moneytane
Joined: 28-Jan-2014
Posts: 590
I have a new oldest coin too.

Sadly it's not dated unless you count mintmarks as date.

The mintmark on it was minted between 1635/36

The crown at 8 o'clock
1635/36 England Half Crown - Charles I
I love coins, both old and precious and also change coins. If its round and shiny, it will garner my interest. I also collect stamps and have an abiding interest in History, Archaeology,  and Social Issues.  I also worship the musical god Prince.

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