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Offline saro

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Badakhshan, civic copper dated 869 AH / ibex to left
« on: January 21, 2018, 02:19:35 PM »
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 ضرب بد خشان  "zarb Badakhshan sanah fi 869"

2 dates are recorded for this coin : 868 & 869 AH, with ibex facing left & facing right
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Re: Badakhshan, civic copper dated 869 AH / ibex to left
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2018, 07:05:08 PM »
Fascinating, saro! The more I learn about central Asia, the more I realise I haven't scratched the surface yet.

Any idea what the objects at 7, 9 and 11 o'clock are?

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Re: Badakhshan, civic copper dated 869 AH / ibex to left
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2018, 11:05:47 PM »
Any idea what the objects at 7, 9 and 11 o'clock are?

These are foral decorations, very clear on the previous coin but at 1, 4 & 5 o'clock,  ibex facing at opposite.
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