Author Topic: Fractional Dam of Akbar (AH 963-1014/AD1556-1605), AH 97X, Alwar mint  (Read 1899 times)

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I think the mint could be Narnol, but then shouldn't the character that looks like a "J" be horizonatally flipped?

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Re: Fractional Dam of Akbar (AH 963-1014/AD1556-1605), AH 97X, which mint?
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2008, 01:27:23 PM »
This may be "Urdu Zafar Qarin"

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Re: Fractional Dam of Akbar (AH 963-1014/AD1556-1605), AH 97X, which mint?
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2008, 06:45:48 AM »
This may be "Urdu Zafar Qarin"
Thanks Shariq. I chequed out pictures of coins from that mint but couldn't find anything similar. Also, most coins of Urdu Zafar Qarin mint seem to have a horizontal bar running across the top portion of "Falus".

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Re: Fractional Dam of Akbar (AH 963-1014/AD1556-1605), AH 97X, which mint?
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2008, 06:02:41 PM »
The mint seems to read Alwar. Date AH 97(7).What is the weight of it?
I will request Rangnath to insert an image of a similar Dam, dated AH97(2) for comparison.

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Re: Fractional Dam of Akbar (AH 963-1014/AD1556-1605), AH 97X, which mint?
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2008, 03:10:04 PM »
Thanks Oesho. Alwar seems very probable, though I don't see a similar J-shaped curve on the dam. Is this (J-like curve) a common variation? The weight of the coin is approximately 3-5 grams.

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Re: Fractional Dam of Akbar (AH 963-1014/AD1556-1605), AH 97X, which mint?
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2008, 08:21:22 PM »
I hope this helps: the mint name of Alwar.   If I'm incorrect, I'll learn all the more.
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