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Offline DarshanBaweja

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help in identification
« on: March 29, 2014, 06:38:39 AM »
 help in identification
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Offline saro

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Re: help in identification
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2014, 09:39:17 AM »
It's a rupee of A'zam Shah 1119AH/ ry.1 / mint Surat
This coin is very rare, it looks a little suspect.. but if it is genuine you have won the jackpot  :D
« Last Edit: March 29, 2014, 09:59:19 AM by saro »
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Re: help in identification
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2014, 04:39:27 PM »
Thanks
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 little suspect ??

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Re: help in identification
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2014, 05:23:13 PM »
I just wanted to say that it's difficult to see just from pictures if a coin is genuine or not.
The script isn't sharp (may be due to the wear?), the ornamental dots not  regular : that is the reason of my reserve.

For comparison, a rupee of A'zam Shah from the same mint had been posted here some time ago :
http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php?topic=18623.0

The weight is a little low but may fit. You may have a look to the rim which is often decisive to detect a copy; the origin of the coin is also to take in account.

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Re: help in identification
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2014, 06:37:26 PM »
I second saro's opinion legends appears to be crude.

More over for surat mint ample no of coins of different rulers appeared as contemporary forgery or imitation.

Also weight will reveal more about its genuiness.

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