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Offline Idris Sayyad

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Please help me with the date on this Akbar's dam
« on: July 16, 2013, 09:38:33 AM »
This coin was attributed as Ajmer 994 AH. I am unable to get how 4 is written on this coin


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Re: Please help me with the date on this Akbar's dam
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2013, 09:47:34 AM »
The letter at about 6 O'Oclock on the reverse is a '4'. It is preceeded by a 9 so actually on coin it is X94 but because it is Akbar, it has to be 994.

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Re: Please help me with the date on this Akbar's dam
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2013, 01:25:21 PM »
The letter at about 6 O'Oclock on the reverse is a '4'. It is preceeded by a 9 so actually on coin it is X94 but because it is Akbar, it has to be 994.

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Thank you Sir . Is that 4 written in different style?

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Re: Please help me with the date on this Akbar's dam
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2013, 01:43:23 PM »
Is that 4 written in different style?

Yes. It is a little different but both styles were in use.

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Re: Please help me with the date on this Akbar's dam
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2013, 02:30:51 PM »
To see the different styles of numerals, look here. This site also allows you to calculate the AD counterpart of 994AH: click on the numbers and click on "calculate". Note the rich information on both sides of the calculator.

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Re: Please help me with the date on this Akbar's dam
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2013, 07:10:23 PM »
Thank you sir for the information :) and also for that site :)

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Re: Please help me with the date on this Akbar's dam
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2013, 04:07:58 PM »
 994 is certain : the full date "994" is in fact well present on your coin.
As said by Amit, only the two last digits of the date are present and gives "x94", but in persian letters we can read (over digits) the full date :"nuhsad...nawad...chahar" = 900+90+4

"na of "nawad" is cut , but "chahar" is fully present at top of reverse.
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Re: Please help me with the date on this Akbar's dam
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2013, 07:38:17 PM »
994 is certain : the full date "994" is in fact well present on your coin.
As said by Amit, only the two last digits of the date are present and gives "x94", but in persian letters we can read (over digits) the full date :"nuhsad...nawad...chahar" = 900+90+4

"na of "nawad" is cut , but "chahar" is fully present at top of reverse.

Thank you very much sir  for explaining in detail :)