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Replica coins as props for gaming or historic themed events.
Charles Knutson
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
United States
1 Team Member

Whether you're a pirate, privateer, or land-bound soldier...

These replicas of Spanish reales and doubloons will make great accessories to use with the period board, dice and card games that we research and sell.

They also make excellent props to use in front of the public at historic themed events.

We need your help to place an initial bulk order of the coins so that we will be able to sell them at both retail and wholesale prices. The company we were originally buying them from suddenly went out of business, leaving us without a supplier. However, they were kind enough to refer us to the manufacturer they had used. 

The designs for these "gold" and "silver" coins are the same because Spanish mints sometimes used the same molds to make different denomination coins in gold and silver. The sets will include equal numbers of the "gold" and "silver" coins and a plain cotten drawstring pouch to keep them in. They are about the size of a modern quarter and are made out of zinc just like a modern American penny, so they have an authentic sounding metallic "clink".

If you can't contribute but like the idea, please share the link with people who would be interested!


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  • $5USD
    Thanks for helping!

    Add a five spot to the cause and we'll send you a copy of our booklet of period card games as a thank you.

    0 claimed
  • $12USD
    Beginner's Set

    Pitch in twelve and we'll give you a set of 20 of the coins, ten of each color and a pouch to keep them in.

    2 claimed
  • $45USD
    A Pirate's Life for Me!

    You'll get a set of 100 coins (50 of each), and a pouch to keep them in. Plus we throw in one of our "Put & Take" gambling tops which is said by some to have been a popular pirate game.

    3 claimed
  • $75USD
    Professional Gamester's Set

    We send you 100 coins, a "Put &; Take" top, our knucklebones/dice set, and a deck of 16th century style playing cards. We'll also include our booklets of period dice and card games. You'll be ready to teach or demo a range of early card and dice games and have coinage to start "gambling".

    0 claimed
  • $95USD
    Mini Treasure trove

    Don't neet the cards and dice? How about 250 of the coins!

    1 claimed
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