Mohur or temple token

Started by Panter, October 04, 2019, 12:14:08 PM

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Panter

Hello Everyone,

What are your opinions about this coin?
Is it a real Akbar square Mohur or a later imitation. Weight is 12.88 g. Maybe it could be a heavy mohur or dinar.

Thanks and best regards

Panter

Figleaf

Others will be able to tell you more. All I can add is that it is not necessary to hold the coin while taking a photo. It is much safer to put it on a flat surface, like a table and support your phone camera with a whiskey glass. No risk of shaky pictures, no risk of the coin falling or being subjected to your skin fat and your hands remain free to control the light with a simple sheet of white paper. More information in this thread (I like to enlarge the coin until it fills the phone's screen, your mileage may differ.)

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

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Quote from: Panter on October 04, 2019, 12:14:08 PM

What are your opinions about this coin?
Is it a real Akbar square Mohur or a later imitation. Weight is 12.88 g. Maybe it could be a heavy mohur or dinar.
My opinion is that's a later imitation of a mohur"Urdu Zafar Qarin" dated alif / 1000)"
If you compare with another UZQ mohur : the script is  little blundered (see mint name and top line), diacritical dots are absent, there is a "r" before"zarb" (bottom right) and the weight of a heavy mohur doesn't exceed 12,3g. 
I could be wrong, of course...
"All I know is that I know nothing" (Socrates)

Panter

Thanks friends.
Peter, I will do as you suggest. Am kind of new to this hobby.
Regarding this Mohur, if it is an imitation, then it's just my luck. The seller confirmed it to be an origional. It sure is pretty though.

Best regards

Panter

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Quote from: Panter on October 13, 2019, 01:33:47 PM
Regarding this Mohur, if it is an imitation, then it's just my luck. The seller confirmed it to be an origional. It sure is pretty though.
Best regards
Panter
If the seller has guaranteed it as an original, you should return it and ask for a full refund. Genuine sellers, if they have made a mistake, accept return for full refund.

Amit
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