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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: Saikat on July 05, 2015, 03:40:05 PM

Title: Akbar, Ornamental style Rupee, KM#94.3, Lahore mint, 50 year, Amardad month
Post by: Saikat on July 05, 2015, 03:40:05 PM
Hi,
Attaching a rupee of Akbar. It is in ornamental style from Lahore. Can the year be identified please? The month is Amardad.
Weight 11.27 gm.
Thanks
Saikat
Title: Re: Akbar, Ornamental style Rupee, KM#94.3, Lahore mint, ? year, Amardad month
Post by: saro on July 05, 2015, 04:12:00 PM
The Ilahi date is "50", written over "zarb", just before "Lahore".
Title: Re: Akbar, Ornamental style Rupee, KM#94.3, Lahore mint, 50 year, Amardad month
Post by: Saikat on July 05, 2015, 04:20:48 PM
Thank you for confirmation! I also just about figured it out as I tried to transcribe.
Akbar died in 4 Aban, Ilahi year. 50, this coin was minted in the last 4 month of the great king.
Saikat
Title: Re: Akbar, Ornamental style Rupee, KM#94.3, Lahore mint, 50 year, Amardad month
Post by: Figleaf on July 05, 2015, 04:24:54 PM
Very nice coin, superb analysis, Saikat. I'd never have found that 5.

Peter