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Akbar, Dam, Mint: Dogaon - Dar al-salam. Ref: KM#28.19
« on: March 11, 2012, 07:28:16 AM »
A Dam issued during the reign of Mughal Emperror Akbar. Please help attribute.



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Re: Akbar, Dam. Please help attribute......
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2012, 08:28:34 AM »
Dogaon / dar al-salam; date in digits is off and in letters : 9xx
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Re: Akbar, Dam. Please help attribute......
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2012, 08:37:53 AM »
Thanks a lot Saro.

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Re: Akbar, Dam. Please help attribute......
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2012, 11:55:32 AM »
Definitely Dar al salm Dogaon. Here is my coin I posted a month ago( Luckily it has the date which is mostly off flan in dams of this mint)
http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,13935.0.html
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Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Dogaon - Dar al-salam. Ref: KM#28.19
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2012, 12:17:02 PM »
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Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Dogaon - Dar al-salam. Ref: KM#28.19
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2012, 03:35:35 AM »
At 15.3 g, this is more a paisa weight coin than a Dam. Please confirm.

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Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Dogaon - Dar al-salam. Ref: KM#28.19
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2012, 05:13:49 PM »
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At 15.3 g, this is more a paisa weight coin than a Dam.
Amit, does your scale works alright?
15.3 g. idicates a Tanki weight, but this type was never issued as a Tanki. Rather odd.

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Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Dogaon - Dar al-salam. Ref: KM#28.19
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2012, 02:13:11 AM »
Amit, does your scale works alright?

The scales did work right but may be my eyes did not........ it is indeed 19.3g and not 15.3g. Thanks Oesho.

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Re: Akbar, Dam, Mint: Dogaon - Dar al-salam. Ref: KM#28.19
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2012, 01:33:31 PM »
Problem solved.