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Offline abhinumis

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Jahangir Ahmedabad - dotted border - very rare
« on: November 04, 2018, 09:50:21 AM »
Hi all,
Here is a pretty rare issue of Jahangir Ahmedabad mint. The coin is a half dam weighing 9.8gms. The peculiarity of this coin is the dotted horizontle border like that of Akbar's copper coins.
Obverse- falus Ahmedabad with dotted horizontal line in between
Reverse- Rawani, sanah 4 with dotted horizontal line in between
Dr.Abhishek

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Re: Jahangir Ahmedabad - dotted border - very rare
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2018, 08:24:50 AM »
Indeed, a strange phenomenon. It is as if the engraver decided he had too much place. I would have thought engravers of all times would always have wished they have more place. The only thing I can think of is that the engraver made an error, or an accident happened while he was working on the die and he hid it with this device.

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