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1771-72 (AH 1185) RY 12 Bengal Presidency 1/16 rupee KM# 80.2
« on: October 22, 2015, 12:34:49 AM »
Weight 0.71 grams, diameter ~10mm
Shah Alam II - Murshidabad mint
The smaller denominations of this issue are all struck with flans much smaller than the dies used. As a result the Hijri date is never found on them, however the regnal year, being near the center of the die usually is present.

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Re: 1771-72 (AH 1185) RY 12 Bengal Presidency 1/16 rupee KM# 80.2
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2015, 08:41:05 PM »
Very nice! Thanks for posting.
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