Coins With Holes

danish krone

Normally a coin with hole at the center makes it unique.

As compared to ancient times it is very rare to see a coin with hole within it.

danish krone
danish krone 

The danish coins 1, 2 and 5 crone are the one which have hole in the centre of them.

Various European coins also had once.

Ancient chinese coins used to have have a squared shaped hole in the middle.

These coins were called cash coins.

The theory that you hear the most is that they put holes in them and then ran a string through the coins so that they wouldn’t be lost. If  they had them all tied together there was less chance of losing them than having a pocket full of loose change.

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