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Offline Overlord

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Mass=9.1 g

Obverse Crowned arms dividing D and O

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Reverse Numerals of date (1748) in angles of cross

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Re: Portuguese India: Atia (1/4 Tanga), Diú mint, 1748, KM#29
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2010, 06:31:16 PM »
Excellent addition to your collection, Overlord. This is Gomes India - D. João V - 43.01. I find the coins of Goa fascinating. The series starts with Manuel I (1495 - 1521, a contemporary of Columbus) and the very large majority ranges from hard to find to very rare. You and lusomosa are the only people I know who have assembled something of a collection.

Peter
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Re: Portuguese India: Atia (1/4 Tanga), Diú mint, 1748, KM#29
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2010, 04:56:16 AM »
Thanks Peter.
Are you implying that it was minted at Goa, not Diú?

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Re: Portuguese India: Atia (1/4 Tanga), Diú mint, 1748, KM#29
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2010, 10:27:20 AM »
Certainly not. The mm is clear enough, contrary to my language.

Peter
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