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Modern Asian coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens => Indian subcontinent: Mughal, Princely states and colonial (1526-1947) => Mughal central government => Topic started by: asm on March 27, 2012, 08:58:22 AM

Title: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Chittor. AH 1000. KM#28.14
Post by: asm on March 27, 2012, 08:58:22 AM
Here is a Dam of Akbar with a mint name that looks / reads very much 'Ajmer' I am unable to rea the date. please help confirm attribution.

(http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l628/asm2110/Delhi%20Exhibition%202012/9.jpg)

Amit
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Ajmer?. Please help confirm.
Post by: akona20 on March 27, 2012, 09:20:48 AM
I agree with Ajmer but I can't help with the date.
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Ajmer?. Please help confirm.
Post by: abhinumis on March 27, 2012, 10:49:39 AM
Hi amitji,
Definitely Ajmer... here is my piece with date 992 A.H..
http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,12162.0.html
Can't read the date on ur coin
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Ajmer?. Please help confirm.
Post by: Oesho on March 27, 2012, 01:22:08 PM
Sorry to spoil the game, but the coin is not of Ajmer, but of Chitor (http://www.zeno.ru/showgallery.php?cat=7895) (KM#28.14). Both issues are very much alike and one has to carefully observe whether the mintname is ending with an 'r' or that something more is following, like 'twr'.
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Ajmer?. Please help confirm.
Post by: asm on March 27, 2012, 01:27:32 PM
Thank you Oesho for the correction Here are the Dams of Ajmer and Chittor (http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,8078.0.html) and here is some wonderful work by Overlord. (http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,8198.msg54778.html#msg54778)

Amit
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Chittor. KM#28.14
Post by: akona20 on March 27, 2012, 02:17:55 PM
I was led astray by the symbol on the reverse and took the wrong turn not realising that it also obviously occurs on coins of Chitor. Lesson learned here which is somewhat important elsewhere at present.
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Chittor. KM#28.14
Post by: asm on May 25, 2012, 10:32:49 AM
Here are better images of the coin after cleaning. What is the legend on the left image?

(http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l628/asm2110/Delhi%20Exhibition%202012/2AkbarChittor.jpg)

Amit
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Chittor. KM#28.14
Post by: akona20 on May 25, 2012, 11:17:40 AM
 given the reading is taken as Chitor.

Falus
Sikkah
Chitor
Zarb (just visible)
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Chittor. KM#28.14
Post by: asm on May 25, 2012, 12:01:29 PM
Thanks Akona. However, I meant to say right image but wrote left image. What is seen on the right image? Is it a date?

Amit
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Chittor. KM#28.14
Post by: akona20 on May 25, 2012, 12:27:45 PM
I tried to get out of that one. My guess is 1000
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Chittor. KM#28.14
Post by: Oesho on May 26, 2012, 10:47:34 PM
The reverse would read:
fi sanah 1000 ek hazar