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AE fulus 1246 AH Meshed / elephant & rider
« on: January 18, 2018, 10:35:14 PM »
Assistance with mint reading would be very much appreciated!
« Last Edit: January 20, 2018, 02:37:29 PM by saro »

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Re: AE fulus 1246AH_pls help with mint
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2018, 10:44:56 PM »
Nice coin! I think the mint is Meshhed but saro will confirm
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Re: AE fulus 1246AH_pls help with mint
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2018, 12:06:31 PM »
Yes, and I confirm two things : "it's a nice coin" and "Meshed mint"  ;)
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Re: AE fulus 1246AH_pls help with mint
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2018, 03:11:43 PM »
Dear Vic, thank you very much! And many thanks to saro, as usual, your depth of knowledge on the subject is just amazing :)

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Re: AE fulus 1246AH_pls help with mint
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2018, 10:17:47 PM »
You are too kind...
Two types with elephant to left and to right exist; the head of the elephant rider is often cut on coins and it is in fact a crowned rider, probably the king as noticed by Bahram Alaedini.

You can see this three pointed crown (persian crown) on this previous thread
« Last Edit: January 19, 2018, 10:41:51 PM by saro »
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