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Has Anyone Used Coinoscope? - A Phone App That Identifies Coins


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Just wondering if anyone has ever used this app and if it's any good (or just another gimmick).. The blurb says all you need to do is take a picture of the coin with your phone and the app will identify it and tell you all about it.. It would be very handy if it worked..  

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/coinoscope-visual-coin-search/id1329237590

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Interesting. It looks like it's geared more toward travelers – not sure how well it would work if the coin is 120 years and caked in grime. It'd be interesting to see what it does with a Confederate half dollar.

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A neighbor across town has used it for a while, and said it works pretty good for him.

I have never used it so I can't say for sure if he is right.

I also don't have an Apple product that it was made for.

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I have and use Maktun, it has helped a couple of times. I have used it on US and foreign coins and it has done a respectable job and is easy to use. Down loaded from Play Store for Android.

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Some the coins I find look like copper slugs, doubt anything can id them other then a pair of calipers and looking for hits of details.

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