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Offline maudry

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Afganistan, 1 rupee, Taimur Shah as Nizam,Multan mint
« on: May 05, 2019, 05:20:20 PM »
Could be regnal year 10. I like the design of this one.
Not sure of the mint either.

Size: 21mm
Weight: 11.51gr

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Re: Afganistan, 1 rupee, Taimur Shah as Nizam?
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2019, 07:25:55 PM »
Dear maudry, your coin details:
Afghanistan, Taimur Shah ibn Ahmad Shah, AR Rupi, dar al-Aman Multan mint (AH 1186-1207)(1773-1793 AD)
Obverse couplet: بعالم  یافت سکه  تیمور شاه  نظام  بحکم  خدا و رسول  انام " , Ba-alam yaft sikkah-i-Taimur Shah Nizam Ba-hukm-i-khuda-o-Rasul-i-anam, meaning, The stamp of Taimur Shah gained rule in the world by command of God and of the Prophet of Mankind.
Reverse: ضرب دارالامان ملتان  سنه ۱۱ , "Zarb Dar-ul-Aman Multan sanat 11", (Struck at Multan, the Seat of Safety, in year 11).

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Re: Afganistan, 1 rupee, Taimur Shah as Nizam?
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2019, 08:45:05 PM »
Thank you Maythem.
Again a great explanation of the legend.
I saw the regnal year at 9 o'clock where I read 10.

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Re: Afganistan, 1 rupee, Taimur Shah as Nizam?
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2019, 10:25:25 PM »
Thank you maudry, the dot belongs to the word " Sanah سنه " so it is not " ten ۱۰ ". In this case it is either 1 or 11. According to the reference whose link is:
Afghanistan (Bactria, Indo-Scythia, Shahi, Ghaznavid, Kurts, Timurid, Gilzhai
There are only two mintage years for Multan mint: AH1181//11 (1767) and AH1182 (1769). So it has to be Yr 11, the other "1" is at the edge, being rubbed out.

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Re: Afganistan, 1 rupee, Taimur Shah as Nizam?
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2019, 08:00:44 AM »
I like the design of this one.

So do I. One side looking like an Indian coin, the other like an Iranian coin. It is a vivid illustration of the political intricacies of the ruling dynasties and conquests. It makes you ponder.

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