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    Posted: 11 Jun 2010 at 9:22am
I've found a coin in my mother's home that has a caricature of a middle-eastern fellow on one side and a picture of a builting with 8 ziggurats, two at the front entrance, on the rear.  There are no other markings, dates, or text.  The coin is octagonal in shape.  Here's a couple of photos:
 
The Rear of the Coin
The Rear of the Coin
 
The Front of the Coin
 
Does anyone have a clue what this may be and where it's from?
 
Thanks,
James
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A quick followup to the strange coin post.  My mother was remarried to a man who served in Vietnam.  He had brought a number of coins back with him to the states.  I pretty sure that this coin had to be one of those that he brought back.
 
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I have the same exact coin James, and I myself have been looking for answers but alas none. If you find anything on it please let me know.

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It is a token from a popular arcade called Aladdin's Castle, no longer in business.
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