THRACE, late Bronze Age, sickle, circa 1000 BC, bronze, 110mm long, 21mm wide at widest point, 42.6g, from near near Veliko Tarnovo, part of the tongue that attached it to the wooden handle is gone, bent, VG

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The invention of bronze made metal knives possible. Copper won’t hold an edge, so Copper Age “weapons” are almost always ceremonial. Even so, bronze is not all that durable.

In acient times the region north of Macedon was Thrace, which had an unknown northern border. Bronze came to the region before horses.

Over the decades I’ve been selling collectibles my market has been about 97% coins, 2% paper money, 1% everything else.