Author Topic: Sher Shah Suri (AH 945-952/AD1538-1545), Paisa, Agra mint, G/G D841; R1571  (Read 2162 times)

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Offline Overlord

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Here is a Paisa of Sher Shah Suri.

Obverse

Here is a crude sketch showing my take at the inscription:


Reverse

Another crude sketch showing my take at the inscription. I couldn't place the blue symbols though.
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Re: Sher Shah Suri (AH 945-952/AD1538-1545), Paisa, Agra mint
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2008, 06:51:23 PM »
Thanks again Overlord. I find your diagrams really helpful! 
As for the missing year,
it makes me want to run to the nearest 16th century Bizarre and yell "hold the coins on the edges you idiots! The way you're doing it, Overlord will never be able to read the date!" 
richie

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Re: Sher Shah Suri (AH 945-952/AD1538-1545), Paisa, Agra mint
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2008, 10:24:53 AM »
Agreed. Your reconstruction jobs make a coin out of a mess. Bravo!

Peter
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Re: Sher Shah Suri (AH 945-952/AD1538-1545), Paisa, Agra mint
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2009, 03:37:28 PM »
The reference is Goron/Goenka D841; R1571