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Offline izzy5533

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Maldives, 2 Larin 1294AH
« on: December 31, 2017, 04:53:05 PM »
This coin? Origin?
« Last Edit: January 07, 2018, 12:01:06 AM by Figleaf »

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Re: Arabic coins?
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2017, 05:42:32 PM »
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Re: Arabic coins?
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2017, 06:20:17 PM »
Date is 1294 AH. We need weight and approximate size for an exact identification.

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An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

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Re: Arabic coins?
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2017, 06:53:34 PM »
It would be Muhammad Imad Al-Din IV Iskandar  AH1250-1300 (1835-1882AD)

most likely to be a Kuda or 1/2 Larin
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Re: Arabic coins?
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2018, 10:48:53 AM »
It is a Bodu Lari (2 Larin) dated 1294AH.  Weights are normally in the range 7.5 to 9.8 grams.  The Sultan is as stated, Mohammad Imad ad-Din IV Iskandar.