Author Topic: Rupee of Akbar (AH963-1014/AD1556-1605), mint Ahmadabad, Ilahi yr 4X, Bahman  (Read 1635 times)

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Offline Overlord

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Obverse
Allah(u) Akbar Jalla Jalalahu [God (is) greatest, eminent (is) his glory]
(Note: I initially thought I saw the figure of an animal, just above the "Jim" of "Jalalahu", but later concluded that it was not intentional.)



Reverse
Zarb Ahmedabad (year 41, 42, 46, or 44), Ilahi Bahman (Zodiac sign Aquarius)



Brekup of the inscription

Obverse
Alif+Lam+Lam+He=Allah
Alif+Kaf+Be+Re=Akbar
Jim+Lam=Jalla
Jim+Lam+Alif+Lam+Ha (detached form)=Jalalahu

Reverse
Zad+Re+Be (detached form)=Zarb
Alif+Ha+Mim+Dal+Alif+Be+Dal=Ahmedabad
Alif+Lam+He+Ye=Ilahi
Be+He+Mim+Nun=Bahman




Offline Rangnath

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The Artists of Akbar were a pretty sophisticated lot.  Maybe the lamb (?) was intentional.

I really appreciate your efforts Overlord. 
richie