Author Topic: Bikaner, () paisa of Surat Singh (1787-1828), mint mark: flag. KM#13.  (Read 179 times)

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Offline Arminius

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Maybe some expert can help:



Paisa? ( 16 mm / 7,57 g / 4 mm thick), copper, axis (as pictured) irregular alignment ↑↗ (ca. 40)
Test cut or deep scratch on "reverse".

Thanks
« Last Edit: July 16, 2019, 06:44:51 AM by asm »

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Re: India?, Paisa?
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2019, 12:31:50 PM »
Looks like a chisel mark to me.

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Re: India?, Paisa?
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2019, 11:25:10 AM »
could be paisa from Bikanir state...KM 22 looks close

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Re: India?, Paisa?
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2019, 01:26:16 PM »
Brilliant, Rajapogal! KM has the sides the other way around.

Peter
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Re: India?, Paisa?
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2019, 03:49:49 AM »
Looks like a chisel mark to me.
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I have seen coins cut in to parts to pay the exact change when there were either no smaller coins or the person giving or taking it may not have a smaller denonination.

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Re: India?, Paisa?
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2019, 12:57:49 AM »
This a () paisa of Bikaner, Surat Singh 1787-1828, mint mark flag. KM.13.