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Offline Saifullah30

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Islamic token
« on: April 15, 2012, 09:07:18 AM »
Hi,
Need help in identification of attached Mughal coin -- or is it a fake. i found it lying in one corner of my coin box
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Re: Identification of Mughal Copper coin
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2012, 09:10:57 AM »
It's a modern religious token.

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Re: Identification of Mughal Copper coin
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2012, 09:12:25 AM »
Thanks Lord, so it does not have any commerical value?  better junk it

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Re: Identification of Mughal Copper coin
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2012, 09:33:37 AM »
Here is a similar token.

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Re: Islamic token
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2012, 09:36:17 AM »
thanks for your feedback, do you suggest that i hold it? or better dispose off incase if does not have any collector or commercial value. tks

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Re: Islamic token
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2012, 09:45:36 AM »
It is upto you to decide what you wish to collect. Tokens are interesting in their own right and there are a few books on them. The cheapest, I beileve, is Money of the People by Roma Niyogi (Indian Museum, Kolkata). You will find some more listed here.