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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 1st September 2014, 09:23 PM
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Posted By fernando
The rupees you have, yes. But these ancient coins...

The rupees you have, yes.
But these ancient coins were shapeless even before being...
Forum: European Armoury 31st August 2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By fernando
Hola Fernando. You might also post the text in...

Hola Fernando.
You might also post the text in your language; i think a little correction to the english translation would be important, in this case.
Saludos
Fernando
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th August 2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 921
Posted By fernando
Although in the case of Karshapanas another...

Although in the case of Karshapanas another ancient method has to be considered: the so called punch coins. In such case the patterns were no proturding from the coin face but instead punched in.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 30th August 2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 921
Posted By fernando
I know nothing either but... yes, that was...

I know nothing either but... yes, that was basicaly the idea; the slug was placed on the die, which had one of the coin patterns chiseled (high releaf) and the other pattern was engraved in a punch...
Forum: European Armoury 30th August 2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By fernando
Well, things put that way, you are most probably...

Well, things put that way, you are most probably right :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 29th August 2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By fernando
Maybe props for movies or the like :o

Maybe props for movies or the like :o
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 29th August 2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 921
Posted By fernando
Yeah, quite a difference in age between these...

Yeah, quite a difference in age between these interesting examples of yours and the early karshapanas i posted ... actualy the only pieces i keep since i quit collecting coins (no budget for...
Forum: European Armoury 29th August 2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By fernando
Some more pictures of the salvaged parts. The...

Some more pictures of the salvaged parts.
The artillery (the falconets and the famous berços), the elephant tusks and the copper ingots for trade, the ship's astrolabes, the inumerous coins and an...
Forum: European Armoury 28th August 2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By fernando
Are you sure Michl ? I had this fantasy that the...

Are you sure Michl ?
I had this fantasy that the spelling Torador is a corruption influenced by the term Toureador (bullfighter) :o .
Tirri spells Toradar, as also Stone and some museums out there,...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 27th August 2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 921
Posted By fernando
Amen :cool: I don't collect this kind of...

Amen :cool:
I don't collect this kind of weapons, but the reasoning is the same for any area.
I also take it that antiquity prevails over any other attributes.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 27th August 2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 921
Posted By fernando
Thumbs up Ecletic tastes

Sorry to interrupt the conversation, Alan ...
Are you referring to this type of coins ?
These are Karshapanas of the Maurya Dinasty (300 BC), allegedly found in the Elephanta Island.
... But i...
Forum: European Armoury 25th August 2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By fernando
Most interesting pieces. Their overall shape is...

Most interesting pieces.
Their overall shape is coherent with halberds carried in Spain by Royal Guard Halberdiers, namely those of King Carlos IV (1788-1808), his son Fernando VII (1808-1833) and...
Forum: European Armoury 25th August 2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By fernando
Yes, Michl, But none of those lead cases now...

Yes, Michl,
But none of those lead cases now posted is decorated; am i right ?
Forum: European Armoury 25th August 2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By fernando
A rather peculiar item, Marcus, Can't you get a...

A rather peculiar item, Marcus,
Can't you get a (even ) more clear picture ?
Sorry the impertinence but, could it be that the piece of lead was already decorated before it was trimmed for the flint...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd August 2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By fernando
I don't discern any differences between this...

I don't discern any differences between this example and Indian Toradar barrels in general :o.
The problem with these is that they look like the same, either being early ones or from the 19th...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd August 2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By fernando
Red face If i may ...

Other coinage is in fact Portuguese coins, as per the original texts, something which is more than obvious, once the ship was Portuguese. Actually the coin shown in the (Amy Toensing) picture above...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd August 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By fernando
Fantastic, ElJay :cool:

Fantastic, ElJay :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 21st August 2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By fernando
Hi HB :) Will you post a picture of the stamp ?

Hi HB :)
Will you post a picture of the stamp ?
Forum: European Armoury 21st August 2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By fernando
Most interesting, Evgeny ... and certainly very...

Most interesting, Evgeny ... and certainly very old :cool:
Forum: European Armoury 18th August 2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By fernando
How about trying to take and post more refined...

How about trying to take and post more refined close ups of the marks ?
Forum: European Armoury 14th August 2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By fernando
No tenseness intended, Marcus; just some points...

No tenseness intended, Marcus; just some points of view.
...Which occured in this thread by mere accident.
Sorry for that.
Forum: European Armoury 13th August 2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By fernando
You know it is not the issue; i am just having a...

You know it is not the issue; i am just having a different approach ...


FBI intervention and all that, shouldn't you keep that episode confidential ? This is not a private & closed venue; people...
Forum: European Armoury 12th August 2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By fernando
C'mon Marcus, we are all persons of common sense....

C'mon Marcus, we are all persons of common sense. This has nothing to do with Michl's contribution intensity. If we know that our posts come out so awkward with the the exterior alternative resources...
Forum: European Armoury 12th August 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By fernando
So sorry to insist but ... Even knowing that your...

So sorry to insist but ...
Even knowing that your applications are out of order you don't temporarily post directly in here ? :confused:
... Risking frequent results as in post #12 ?
Is it all those...
Forum: European Armoury 12th August 2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By fernando
But, why the need of Outlook and Word ?...

But, why the need of Outlook and Word ? :confused:
Don't you write directly into the post window ... with regular font, size and color working by themselves ?
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