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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: Overlord on July 10, 2010, 07:26:53 PM

Title: Reading the 12 Ilahi months on copper coins of Akbar
Post by: Overlord on July 10, 2010, 07:26:53 PM
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/Ilahical.jpg)

Month 01 Farwardin

Obverse Falus Zarb Dehli (Copper coin struck at Dehli)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/Farwardin1.jpg)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/FarD1.jpg)

Reverse Ilahi XX Farwardin
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/Farwardin2.jpg)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/FarD2.jpg)
Title: Re: Reading the 12 Ilahi months on copper coins of Akbar
Post by: Overlord on July 10, 2010, 07:30:59 PM
Month 02 Ardibihisht

Obverse Tanka Akbar Shahi Zarb Ahmedabad (Tanka currency of Akbar Struck at Ahmedabad)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/Ardib1.jpg)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/ArD1.jpg)

Reverse Ilahi 45 Ardibihisht
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/Ardib2.jpg)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/ArD2.jpg)
Title: Re: Reading the 12 Ilahi months on copper coins of Akbar
Post by: Overlord on July 10, 2010, 07:33:43 PM
Month 03 Khurdad

Obverse Tanka Akbar Shahi Zarb Ahmedabad (Tanka currency of Akbar Struck at Ahmedabad)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/Khurdad1.jpg)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/KhD1.jpg)

Reverse Ilahi 45 Khurdad
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/Khurdad2.jpg)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/KhD2.jpg)
Title: Re: Reading the 12 Ilahi months on copper coins of Akbar
Post by: Overlord on July 10, 2010, 07:37:15 PM
Month 04 Tir

Obverse Falus Zarb Dehli (Copper coin struck at Dehli)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/Tir1.jpg)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/tirD1.jpg)

Reverse Ilahi 39 Tir
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/Tir2.jpg)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Tircorr.jpg)

Next weekend: Amardad, Shahrewar, Mihr, and Aban
Title: Re: Reading the 12 Ilahi months on copper coins of Akbar
Post by: Overlord on February 06, 2011, 07:34:17 AM
Several weekends later...

Month 05 Amardad

Obverse Falus Zarb Dehli (Copper coin struck at Dehli)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AmardadObv-1.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AmardadOD-1.jpg)

Reverse Ilahi (3 or 4)7 Amardad
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AmardadRev.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AmardadRD-1.jpg)

Title: Re: Reading the 12 Ilahi months on copper coins of Akbar
Post by: Overlord on February 06, 2011, 07:37:17 AM
Month 06 Shahrewar

Obverse Tanka Akbar Shahi Zarb Ahmedabad (Tanka currency of Akbar Struck at Ahmedabad)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/ShahrewarObv.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/ShahrewarOD.jpg)

Reverse Ilahi 44 Shahrewar
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/ShahrewarRev.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/ShahrewarRD.jpg)
Title: Re: Reading the 12 Ilahi months on copper coins of Akbar
Post by: Overlord on February 06, 2011, 07:40:26 AM
Month 07 Mihr

Obverse (Zarb) Falus Atak Banaras
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AB1_zps03e87d59.jpg)

Reverse Ilahi 4(6 or 9) Mihr
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AB2_zps2cd3e6d8.jpg)
Title: Re: Reading the 12 Ilahi months on copper coins of Akbar
Post by: Overlord on February 06, 2011, 07:43:32 AM
Month 08 Aban

Obverse Tanka Akbar Shahi Zarb Ahmedabad (Tanka currency of Akbar Struck at Ahmedabad)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AbanObv.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AbanOD.jpg)

Reverse Ilahi 44 Aban
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AbanRev.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AbanRD.jpg)
Title: Re: Reading the 12 Ilahi months on copper coins of Akbar
Post by: Overlord on February 06, 2011, 07:48:03 AM
Month 09 Azar

Obverse Tanka Akbar Shahi Zarb Ahmedabad (Tanka currency of Akbar Struck at Ahmedabad)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AzarObv.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AzarOD.jpg)

Reverse Ilahi 44 Azar
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AzarRev.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/AzarRD.jpg)
Title: Re: Reading the 12 Ilahi months on copper coins of Akbar
Post by: Overlord on February 06, 2011, 07:50:37 AM
Month 10 Di

Obverse Tanka Akbar Shahi Zarb Ahmedabad (Tanka currency of Akbar Struck at Ahmedabad)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/DiObv.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/DiOD.jpg)

Reverse Ilahi 44 Di
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/DiRev.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/DiRD.jpg)
Title: Re: Reading the 12 Ilahi months on copper coins of Akbar
Post by: Overlord on February 06, 2011, 07:53:14 AM
Month 11 Bahman

Obverse Tanka Akbar Shahi Zarb Ahmedabad (Tanka currency of Akbar Struck at Ahmedabad)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/BahmanObv.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/BahmanOD.jpg)

Reverse Ilahi 44 Bahman
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/BahmanRev.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/BahmanRD.jpg)
Title: Re: Reading the 12 Ilahi months on copper coins of Akbar
Post by: Overlord on February 06, 2011, 07:55:17 AM
Month 12 Isfandarmuz

Obverse Tanka Akbar Shahi Zarb Ahmedabad (Tanka currency of Akbar Struck at Ahmedabad)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/IsfandarmuzObv.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/IsfandarmuzOD.jpg)

Reverse Ilahi 44 Isfandarmuz
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/IsfandarmuzRev.jpg)

(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/IsfandarmuzRD.jpg)
Title: Akbar dams, mint Delhi.. 12 month set of ilahi 38
Post by: abhinumis on February 23, 2015, 11:35:34 AM
Hi all.
Here is the complete 12 month set of Akbar dams of Delhi mint.. All are from ilahi 38..All 12 months from a single ilahi year are rare!!!
Title: Re: Akbar dams, mint Delhi.. 12 month set of ilahi 38
Post by: Saikat on February 23, 2015, 11:46:29 AM
 :applause: Amazing collection Dada.
Thanks,
Saikat
Title: Re: Akbar dams, mint Delhi.. 12 month set of ilahi 38
Post by: abhinumis on February 24, 2015, 08:31:01 PM
Thanks Saikat! This is a very difficult set
Title: Re: Akbar dams, mint Delhi.. 12 month set of ilahi 38
Post by: THCoins on February 24, 2015, 10:01:58 PM
Thanks for showing ! I am still having a hard time distinguishing the different months. Besides being a superb collection thi also is a very instructive overview.
Title: Re: Akbar dams, mint Delhi.. 12 month set of ilahi 38
Post by: abhinumis on February 25, 2015, 01:52:13 PM
For collectors having difficulty in the months of the ilahi yr.. Hope this helps
Title: Re: Akbar dams, mint Delhi.. 12 month set of ilahi 38
Post by: THCoins on February 25, 2015, 03:18:45 PM
Thanks, this makes the reference even better !