Sher Shah Suri (AH 945-952/AD1538-1545), Paisa, Agra mint, G/G D841; R1571

Started by Overlord, November 15, 2008, 07:37:42 AM

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Overlord

Here is a Paisa of Sher Shah Suri.

Obverse

Here is a crude sketch showing my take at the inscription:


Reverse

Another crude sketch showing my take at the inscription. I couldn't place the blue symbols though.

Rangnath

Thanks again Overlord. I find your diagrams really helpful! 
As for the missing year,
it makes me want to run to the nearest 16th century Bizarre and yell "hold the coins on the edges you idiots! The way you're doing it, Overlord will never be able to read the date!" 
richie

Figleaf

Agreed. Your reconstruction jobs make a coin out of a mess. Bravo!

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

Oesho