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Farrukhsiyar, Silver Rupee, Mustaqir al-khilafat Ajmer, RY Ahd / 1713 AD


The coin has lovely rainbow toning with a broad flan and is relatively well preserved with no test marks.

I don't know whether this mint or date combination is scarce or not but Zeno has only one coin from this mint dated RY 7 (the first coin on the Zeno page).

See the Wiki link here for more on Farrukhsiyar.
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Re: Farrukhsiyar: Rupee, Mustaqir al-Khilafat Ajmer mint, RY Ahd / 1713 AD
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2014, 11:44:09 AM »
Nice specimen . What is the weight.


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Re: Farrukhsiyar: Rupee, Mustaqir al-Khilafat Ajmer mint, RY Ahd / 1713 AD
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2014, 11:59:53 AM »
11.3g
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Re: Farrukhsiyar: Rupee, Mustaqir al-Khilafat Ajmer mint, RY Ahd / 1713 AD
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2014, 10:17:18 PM »
Now you've done it, Mitresh. Or rather your coin has done it. I have looked up Farrukhsiyar and the Sayyed brothers. A fascinating, but disgustingly cruel and violent era. The Mughal succession system (or rather, the lack of it) must have done untold damage. On the other hand, the European system, favouring the oldest son and causing war if "only" a woman could succeed brought some quite insane kings on the throne.

Nice, well centralised strike, wonderfully preserved.

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Re: Farrukhsiyar: Rupee, Mustaqir al-Khilafat Ajmer mint, RY Ahd / 1713 AD
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2014, 07:10:29 PM »
Farrukhsiyar, Silver Rupee, Mustaqir al-khilafat Ajmer, RY Ahd / 1713 AD

I don't know whether this mint or date combination is scarce or not

Nice coin, Ajmer is not very common mint, even in that the word Ajmer usually goes off the flan on yours its fairly visible.

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Re: Farrukhsiyar: Rupee, Mustaqir al-Khilafat Ajmer mint, RY Ahd / 1713 AD
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2014, 10:11:04 AM »
Thanks Peter / Tariq. It's actually sad to think how many King's met a violent end but I guess those were the turbulent times when an arm and leg was given (or chopped) to succeed on the throne.
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