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Offline saro

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Civic copper of Qandahar / deer, 1108 AH
« on: April 17, 2020, 01:49:24 PM »
9,18g, dated 1108 AH
Struck under Safavids at Qandahar, at time of Husain Shah.
This coin belongs to the same animal series as this : one
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Re: Civic copper of Qandahar / deer, 1108 AH
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2020, 11:22:18 AM »
And so we find that the Irish "barnyard" series was preceded by a series of animals on Afghan coins. Numismatics never cease to amaze. 8)

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Re: Civic copper of Qandahar / deer, 1108 AH
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2020, 11:54:27 AM »
And an attractive, ‘rural’ patina!
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