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is it a coin that became a button?

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Nikos P2:
bronze 20.5cm
3.5gram

is it a coin that became a button? I noticed the holes

SC:
There is little evidence of coins being used as button back then but they were holed for various other reasons - primarily to make "jewelry" including both real jewelry like neckless and bracelets and things like apotropaic "charm" bracelets for children.

SC

Pete B:
It's an early "spinner"

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