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Offline Rajagopal

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unknown coin. mughal?
« on: September 20, 2012, 02:50:05 PM »
please help me in identifying this coin. i dont have the coin with me . the image is downloaded from the internet. on one side i can see a date 1039 and on other side 12(RY?) .i tried my best with my limited knowledge on reading the legends but failed. is it a genuine issue? thanking all in anticipation

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Re: unknown coin. mughal?
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2012, 04:52:39 PM »
Positively does not look Mughal.

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Re: unknown coin. mughal?
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2012, 05:07:41 PM »
Top one bears the Kalma, calligraphy is too crude!

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Re: unknown coin. mughal?
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2012, 05:15:13 PM »
Not a coin but a religious shiite token, usually in good silver alloy:
1st scan : Kalima
2nd scan: al-din ?Muhammad, Ali ("i"= separating line)/ al Fatima, Hasan, Husein + date : 1039
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Re: unknown coin. mughal?
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2012, 05:17:30 PM »
sorry, the date is better 1390...
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Re: unknown coin. mughal?
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2012, 05:17:37 PM »
Another example here.

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Re: unknown coin. mughal?
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2012, 05:26:56 PM »
THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR VALUABLE COMMENTS. YOUR QUICK RESPONSES SAVED ME FROM TRYING TO BUY THIS ONE

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Re: unknown coin. mughal?
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2012, 05:36:32 PM »
a token but it's interesting to decipher the "pseudo date" 139 :
139 isn't a date but "ya Husein" in Abjad code : "i+a h+s+i+n" = 10+1+8+60+10+50
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Re: unknown coin. mughal?
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2012, 05:48:00 PM »
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.