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I need attribution to this coin. I guess, it is Rupee of Muhammad Shah?


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Re: Muhammad Shah Rupee???
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2011, 09:03:35 PM »
The letter at around 11 O'clock on the Obverse (left image) is not a standard on Muhammad Shah or Ahmad shah coins. Muhammad Bahadur Shah II (Bahadur Shsh Zafar) was another possibility but the coins look different. With the mint name totally off the flan, full attribution may not be possible except from the style....... May be some Princely State coin?

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Re: Muhammad Shah Rupee???
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2011, 09:08:36 PM »
Thanks Amit bhai... The wight and diameter may be useful:

Weight: 11.44 gm
Dia: 20.5 mm
Weidth: 3.5 mm
Edge: plain

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Re: Muhammad Shah Rupee???
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2011, 10:11:04 PM »
It's a rupee i.n.o. of Ahmad Shah Bahadur, Ry. 3, Mint: Murshidabad.

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Re: Muhammad Shah Rupee???
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2011, 10:42:12 PM »
It's a rupee i.n.o. of Ahmad Shah Bahadur, Ry. 3, Mint: Murshidabad.

Thanks a lot sir.

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Re: Muhammad Shah Rupee???
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2011, 04:55:27 PM »
It's a rupee i.n.o. of Ahmad Shah Bahadur, Ry. 3, Mint: Murshidabad.

I always have difficulties in reading arabic without jobor, jer and pesh. And parsian is more difficult for me. I tried to read or find the year and mint. Have I been successful?

  • The black circled area on the reverse (right hand) reads 'Sanah'
  • The red circled area above the black circle reads 3
  • The yellow circle area on the obverse (left hand) reads 'Murshidabad'

NB: Needs confirmation.

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Re: rupee i.n.o. of Ahmad Shah Bahadur, Ry. 3, Mint: Murshidabad
« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2011, 05:09:25 PM »
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•The yellow circle area on the obverse (left hand) reads 'Murshidabad'
This reads not Murshidabad, but the rulers name: Ahmad Shah Bahadur.
Murshidabad is written below the B of zarb which is located below Sanah. The mint name is off the flan, but the style and markings is unmistakeable of Murshidabad. 

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Re: rupee i.n.o. of Ahmad Shah Bahadur, Ry. 3, Mint: Murshidabad
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2011, 05:30:59 PM »
This reads not Murshidabad, but the rulers name: Ahmad Shah Bahadur.
Murshidabad is written below the B of zarb which is located below Sanah. The mint name is off the flan, but the style and markings is unmistakeable of Murshidabad. 


:P Oops. Thanks Oesho.