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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: sailor on March 10, 2020, 02:23:59 PM

Title: Azam Shah Surat Rupee
Post by: sailor on March 10, 2020, 02:23:59 PM
Hi All,

Sharing a Azam Shah Surat Mint rupee.

Almost all the relevant details on the flan.

KM - 332.5
wt - 11.43 gm

Regards
Gaurav
Title: Re: Azam Shah Surat Rupee
Post by: abhinumis on March 11, 2020, 07:56:55 PM
An excellent coin! Congrats
Title: Re: Azam Shah Surat Rupee
Post by: sailor on March 12, 2020, 04:13:14 AM
Thanks Dr. Abhishek.
Title: Re: Azam Shah Surat Rupee
Post by: Figleaf on March 12, 2020, 10:19:58 AM
Agreed. Interesting double strike effect. Maybe the minter knew the metal was too cold and used just a little bit extra force. It worked on the fixed die: sharp, clean detail. However, the hammer bounced on the upper die.

Peter
Title: Re: Azam Shah Surat Rupee
Post by: sailor on March 13, 2020, 11:56:41 AM
Thanks Peter that's an interesting take. i didn't think of it that way.