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Offline PeaceBD

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Jahangir, 1605-1628, AR sawai rupee, Lahore, AH1017 year 4, 14.24 g; 24.5 mm. KM# 158.5, Liddle S-113, Zeno # 74244,Lane-Poole 424, with the ta falak couplet, lovely bold strike, traces of original luster. Rare.
Ex Baldwin's Auction 53, Lot 1761 (Sep 25th, 2007).
KM plate coin, Liddle plate coin.

Obverse:
Ba-dahr Bad Rawan Ta Falak Bud Dar Daur 4
So long as the heavens revolve, current be 4

Reverse:
Ba-naam-i-Shah Jahangir Sikka-i - Lahore 1017
In the name of Shah Jahangir, the money of Lahore 1017



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Bhushan

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Re: Mughal, Jahangir, AR Sawai Rupee, Lahore, AH 1017/ RY 4, KM# 158.5.
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2018, 09:40:20 PM »
That's not just a coin, that is an elegant exponent of a whole culture. You can make an amazingly beautiful coin look even better, Bushan.

I bet Mitresh will ruin his keyboard with drool, just looking at that picture ;)

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