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Modern Asian coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens => Indian subcontinent: Mughal, Princely states and colonial (1526-1947) => Mughal central government => Topic started by: sarwar khan on December 04, 2018, 10:07:17 AM

Title: Akbar. Dam. Mint: Agra, AH 985
Post by: sarwar khan on December 04, 2018, 10:07:17 AM
Weight - 20.2gram
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Title: Re: Pls identify mughal dam
Post by: capnbirdseye on December 04, 2018, 10:31:09 AM
Date appears to be AH 959 which is odd
Title: Re: Pls identify mughal dam
Post by: asm on December 04, 2018, 10:37:47 AM
Date appears to be AH 959 which is odd
Vic, How about reading the date as 974 or 5 Mint: Lahore?

Amit
Title: Re: Pls identify mughal dam
Post by: capnbirdseye on December 04, 2018, 11:09:18 AM
Vic, How about reading the date as 974 or 5 Mint: Lahore?

Amit

I can't seem to visualise a 7 but I can see what could be an 8
Title: Re: Pls identify mughal dam
Post by: sarwar khan on December 04, 2018, 11:14:04 AM
Weight - 20.2gram
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Mint lahore ?

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Title: Re: Pls identify mughal dam
Post by: saro on December 04, 2018, 04:38:44 PM
Sorry to interfere in this discussion ....the date is "fi 985 ", legible too in persian words :"nuhsad wa hashtad (wa) panj"
Title: Re: Pls identify mughal dam
Post by: capnbirdseye on December 04, 2018, 04:51:26 PM
The confusion was reading fi as a 9 although i did get the 8 part right
Title: Re: Pls identify mughal dam
Post by: saro on December 04, 2018, 08:52:11 PM
And the mint is Agra; you can see the same dam here (https://www.zeno.ru/showphoto.php?photo=79771).
Title: Re: Akbar. Dam. Mint: Agra, AH 985
Post by: sarwar khan on December 05, 2018, 11:04:00 AM
Thanks saro
And the mint is Agra; you can see the same dam here (https://www.zeno.ru/showphoto.php?photo=79771).

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Title: Re: Akbar. Dam. Mint: Agra, AH 985
Post by: abhinumis on December 05, 2018, 03:48:54 PM
This is the khilafat Agra variety which is found in 985AH. Quite a common coin. For all varieties one can access yhis link...
https://www.academia.edu/33886000/Akbar_copper_coins_from_Agra_mint_---_Typology
Regards and cheers
I
Title: Re: Akbar. Dam. Mint: Agra, AH 985
Post by: sarwar khan on December 07, 2018, 04:19:25 PM
This is the khilafat Agra variety which is found in 985AH. Quite a common coin. For all varieties one can access yhis link...
https://www.academia.edu/33886000/Akbar_copper_coins_from_Agra_mint_---_Typology
Regards and cheers
I
Thanks abhinumis sir

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