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Online maudry

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Afghanistan - Civic copper Balkh mint / KM32
« on: January 26, 2020, 03:42:41 PM »
Reverse is similar to KM#32 from Balkh mint.
Flower is different.
Size: 23mm
Weight: 15.70gr
« Last Edit: February 04, 2020, 08:51:30 PM by saro »

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Re: Afghanistan - Civic copper Balkh mint
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2020, 08:31:07 AM »
Looks like a transitional type (not a mule, both dies are different) obv like KM 31, rev like KM 32.

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Re: Afghanistan - Civic copper Balkh mint
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2020, 05:04:32 PM »
For me, this coin is well KM32 with a "flower between 2 swords" & "zarb amal balad Balkh" (struck in the mother city of Balkh)
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Re: Afghanistan - Civic copper Balkh mint
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2020, 08:19:31 PM »
Dear Saro, please note that the second photo reads, “Umm Al-Belaad أم البلاد " referring to " Balkh بلخ ".
The Arabs called it “Umm Al-Belaad أم البلاد “, meaning Mother of Cities on account of its antiquity.
Balkh - Wikipedia

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Re: Afghanistan - Civic copper Balkh mint
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2020, 10:35:46 PM »
Thank you very much for your comments and the link.
I will classify it as KM#32.