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Offline Desibot

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Gold coin
« on: November 06, 2019, 08:11:10 PM »
Hi guys

Thoughts on this please
Islamic possible umayyad or abbasid?

Weight 1.2grams
Thankyou

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Re: Gold coin
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2019, 01:20:25 PM »
it reads : "Suleyman badshah Ghazi" with the sunni kalima on the other face.
I think that's a gold coin of Suleyman Mirza, cousin and rival of Akbar. (probably struck at Kabul before  he is driven out of the city by Akbar).
If I am right, it's a rarity... (a quarter of gold misqual )
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Re: Gold coin
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2019, 04:10:09 PM »
confirmed: it's well a 1/4 ashrafi of Suleyman Mirza /  "Badakhshan type" see this one
no date / no mint
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Re: Gold coin
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2019, 06:29:43 PM »
Thankyou Saro
for your time and effort on this  :perfect:

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Re: Gold coin
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2019, 07:32:21 AM »
And that is why I defer to the experts  ;D  Really nice coin, though.
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