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Offline PeaceBD

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Akbar Square Rupee, Ilahi 34, Ref: KM#91.1
« on: August 07, 2012, 05:30:08 PM »
A new addition to my collection of Akbar's coinage. A square rupee of Akbar with Ilahi year 34. The coin has no indication of mint hence considered mintless type.Attributed as KM#91.1. Obv: Jal Jalalahu Ilahi 34. Rev: Akbar Allah
It took me less than a minute to decide on buying this coin. One of the most beautiful piece of this type I have seen and the  design of flowers and vine is simplistic yet very beautiful. Let me know what you think of this one. More info and your pics are always welcome.



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Bhushan

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Re: Akbar Square Rupee, Ilahi 34, Ref: KM#91.1
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2012, 10:45:49 AM »
An excellent addition to your collection, Bushan. I am glad you can see the difference between this coin and the numerous temple tokens of the same shape. I would have needed a lot more time than one minute, just to determine that it is a coin. A game I like to play with coins of this style is to colour them. White background, red and orange flowers, gold text and you get India. Light blue background, gold flowers and silver text and you get ... the South of Spain!

Peter
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Re: Akbar Square Rupee, Ilahi 34, Ref: KM#91.1
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2012, 02:29:07 PM »
Nice one Bushan
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Re: Akbar Square Rupee, Ilahi 34, Ref: KM#91.1
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2012, 12:04:03 AM »
An excellent addition to your collection, Bushan. I am glad you can see the difference between this coin and the numerous temple tokens of the same shape. I would have needed a lot more time than one minute, just to determine that it is a coin. A game I like to play with coins of this style is to colour them. White background, red and orange flowers, gold text and you get India. Light blue background, gold flowers and silver text and you get ... the South of Spain!

Peter

Thanks Peter. Glad you liked the coin. This site has been very very useful in me understanding these coins. I have looked through almost all Akbar's coin discussions on this forum.
Your idea of looking at these coins is really very interesting.

Nice one Bushan

Thanks a lot.

Bhushan

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Re: Akbar Square Rupee, Ilahi 34, Ref: KM#91.1
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2012, 04:37:20 PM »
Nice coin Bhushan, your photographic skill adds to the beauty of this coin.

Obverse- Allahu Akbar (God is Greatest).
Reverse- Jalle jalalahu, Ilahi 34 (His Glory is Great, ilahi 34)

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Re: Akbar Square Rupee, Ilahi 34, Ref: KM#91.1
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2012, 07:06:32 PM »
And now I am amazed to see the taste of Akbar. Akbar's taste of art is well known and these coins are proof of it. What a beautiful mix of the alphabets and the vines. A really really beautiful coin. I wish I would have one such beauty.

Islam

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Re: Akbar Square Rupee, Ilahi 34, Ref: KM#91.1
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2012, 10:32:50 PM »
Nice coin Bhushan, your photographic skill adds to the beauty of this coin.

Obverse- Allahu Akbar (God is Greatest).
Reverse- Jalle jalalahu, Ilahi 34 (His Glory is Great, ilahi 34)
Tariq, thanks a lot. I appreciate the complete correct translation of the legends.

And now I am amazed to see the taste of Akbar. Akbar's taste of art is well known and these coins are proof of it. What a beautiful mix of the alphabets and the vines. A really really beautiful coin. I wish I would have one such beauty.

Islam
Islam, what you said is very true. Some of Akbar's other coins are even more beautiful. Keep looking and you will definitely find one.

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Bhushan