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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 December 23, 2010, 10:15:15 AM

Title: Akbar, Dam. Mint: Chittor. AH 1001
Post by: asm on December 23, 2010, 10:15:15 AM
At 20.7 g this one looks to be a Dam of Akbar and I still have difficulties with Akbar coppers. Please help.

(http://i1127.photobucket.com/albums/l628/asm2110/Mughal/Akbar/Copper/30075Help3Akbar.jpg)

Amit
Title: Re: Akbar, Please help attribute.
Post by: Overlord on December 25, 2010, 02:26:55 PM
Dear asm

What are you doing with this useless, worthless piece of copper? Just give it to me and forget that you ever had it!  >:D
Just kidding. The mint is Chitor. I still don't have  one of these  :(.
Title: Re: Akbar, Please help attribute.
Post by: asm on December 25, 2010, 02:57:19 PM
........ Just give it to me and forget that you ever had it!  >:D

No kidding. The coin is yours. So now you have one of them  :(.
but......but.....Only if you help me with the other copper and a few silvers i have posted recently.......

Amit
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Post by: Overlord on December 25, 2010, 03:23:43 PM
...or I could just unleash my army of "two-metre tall super-soldiers" (http://www.nationstates.net/infernal_mordor) on Asmgarh and grab all the coins  >:D
Title: Re: Akbar, Please help attribute.
Post by: asm on December 25, 2010, 04:43:08 PM
A LARGE WHITE FLAG>>>>

Title: Re: Akbar, Please help attribute.
Post by: asm on December 25, 2010, 05:13:19 PM
Can the date be read?
Title: Re: Akbar, Please help attribute.
Post by: Overlord on January 08, 2011, 08:57:27 AM
Can the date be read?
1001
asm very generously passed on this coin to me  :)
Will post a diagram showing the legend later in the day.
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Post by: asm on January 08, 2011, 10:29:37 AM

Will post a diagram showing the legend later in the day.
Great. Help me learn something more on how to read Akbar Coppers.....

asm very generously passed on this coin to me

Well, you had left me with no choice :o. A one man army could not afford to loose an entire collection to your army of "two-metre tall super-soldiers" which you had threatened to unleash on Asmgarh .... Will seek revenge some day...........Beware..... >:D

Amit
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam. Mint: Chittor. AH 1001
Post by: Overlord on January 08, 2011, 11:24:16 AM
Obverse Sikka Falus Zarb Chittor (Stamped Copper Coin Struck at Chittor)
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/IMG_8664.jpg)

Reverse Fi Sanat Ek Hazar Ek (In the Year One Thousand One), 1001
(http://i805.photobucket.com/albums/yy340/MajesticOverlord/Coins/IMG_8663.jpg)
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam. Mint: Chittor. AH 1001
Post by: Oesho on January 08, 2011, 12:41:17 PM
Brilliant reconstruction of the legend. However in the mint-name Chitor, the te and waw should be connected. As it is written now, there is an Alif after the te.
Title: Re: Akbar, Dam. Mint: Chittor. AH 1001
Post by: Overlord on January 08, 2011, 01:03:38 PM
Many thanks for the correction, Oesho.