World of Coins

Modern Asian coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens => Iran and Afghanistan => Topic started by: maudry on May 04, 2019, 11:06:37 PM

Title: Afghanistan - Durrani, Ahmad Shah, AH 1175, yr 15 - rupee Lahore mint
Post by: maudry on May 04, 2019, 11:06:37 PM
The year appears a little chaotic on this coin. But with Ahmad Shah and his regnal year it can only be 1175.
Mint would be Lahore.

Size: 20mm
Weight: 10.93gr
Title: Re: Afghanistan - Durrani, Ahmad Shah, AH 1175, yr 15 - rupee Lahore mint
Post by: aws22 on May 11, 2019, 10:40:28 PM
Dear maudry, the date is clear on first photo at 9 O'clock " 1175 ۱۱۷۵ ", the digit " 5 ۵ " is underneath the date first three digits " 117 ۱۱۷ ". As for the second photo the " Sanah 15 سنه ۱۵ " is at 9 O'clock.
First photo reads: " حکم شد از قادر بیجون باحمد بادشاه سکه زن برسیم وزرازا وجماهی تابماه " , (hukm shud za qadir-i bu-chun ba Ahmad padshah sikka zan bar sim wa zar az awj-i mahi ta ba mah), meaning, " The order came from the Peerless Powerful One to King Ahmad to strike coin on gold and silver from the ascension of Fish to the Moon ".
Second photo reads: ضرب دار السلطنه لاهور سنه ۱۵ جلوس ميمنت مانوس  ,  "zarb dar al-Sultanate Lahore sanat 15 julus maimanat manus" , (struck at dar al-Sultanat Lahore in the year 15 of the accession associated with tranquil prosperity).

Maythem