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Egypt 1387 (1967) 5 Qirsh Differant Edge Type ? [solved]

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Ian P
Joined: 11-Mar-2020
Posts: 36
I have a 1967 Copper Nickel Egypt 5 Qirsh that has a different Edge than the ones shown in the Database and am not Shure if its another verity of Edge Type as it has neither Gapped,Narrow or Plain Edge as I not Familiar with Coins of Egypt it may be just a normal 5 Qirsh.



Essor Prof
Joined: 13-Apr-2015
Posts: 2251
It would help if you show a picture of the edge of your coin, your pictures don't.
ZacUK Numista team
Joined: 3-Jan-2011
Posts: 7740
Yes the word edge was used, but look at all the pictures -
it is the rim being referred to !
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http://mycoinssite.webs.com/apps/photos/album?albumid=13560800
also 13750057 also 15924495 also 15995337
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Essor Prof
Joined: 13-Apr-2015
Posts: 2251
Do not let mislead you by Ole's pictures. Ole uses a special technique (using a reflector) to show both the coin and the edge in one picture. I think Ian P is mislead too, hence the lack of a picture of the edge from his coin.

Here is Ole's technique:
Quote: "Sjoelund"

​Here a documentation of taking edge (rim) images.



​which will give you this with any coin of your choice



​You need this type of reflector



​have fun!

​Ole
Ian P
Joined: 11-Mar-2020
Posts: 36
Thank you I can see yes I was totally mislead never seen the technique done before very misleading but problem Solved the coin I have is a Narrow Edge Milled one.
Status changed to Solved (Ian P, 21-May-2020, 01:29AM)
Sjoelund
Joined: 28-Mar-2012
Posts: 4020
Don't be afraid of new technics.... just get used to them;)
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