Author Topic: Akbar (AH963-1014, 1556-1605 AD), AR Rupee, Lahore mint, Ilahi year 45  (Read 99 times)

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Akbar (AH963-1014, 1556-1605 AD), AR Rupee, Lahore mint,  Ilahi year 45, month (2)Ardibihisht (Taurus), KM#93.11 (11.42 g, 21.4 mm)

Obverse: Allahu/Akbar/Jalla Jalalahu
Reverse: Ardibihisht/Ilahi/Zarb Lahore 45

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Nice colour!, glad that some one has not decided to ruin it by cleaning
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The patina is indeed very nice, but I suspect that it was achieved by keeping the coin either in old paper or in a coin cabinet made of young wood and carefully wiping the surface.

Peter
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The patina is indeed very nice, but I suspect that it was achieved by keeping the coin either in old paper or in a coin cabinet made of young wood and carefully wiping the surface.

Peter


I think anything is better than the current fad for cleaning 400+ year old coins in acid to make them look like new
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