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Akbar dam, Chainpur with horizontle dotted line
« on: June 22, 2015, 08:18:12 AM »
HI all,
Posting another rare coin.. The mint is Chainpur dated 997Ah with horizonltle dotted line in centre.. Only one date is known.. Quite a rarity!
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Re: Akbar dam, Chainpur with horizontle dotted line
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2015, 04:00:48 PM »
Any other date available with anybody.. Horizontle dotted line dams are seen with Agra, Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar..
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Re: Akbar dam, Chainpur with horizontle dotted line
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2015, 05:17:14 PM »
From your coin, it seems that it is not a line, but a long, flat oval with nine dots inside. I think it is more likely to be a symbol than a decoration. While it might be a religious symbol, Akbar was ambivalent enough about religions to make a political symbol more likely.

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Re: Akbar dam, Chainpur with horizontle dotted line
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2015, 08:37:58 AM »
It is indeed a thin long oval with dotted border.. This design came out from other mints as well but this mint is one of the rare mints with this design.
Dr.Abhishek