Author Topic: Mughal Silver Rupee Muhammad Shah  (Read 664 times)

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Offline jaspersaini

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Mughal Silver Rupee Muhammad Shah
« on: August 30, 2014, 12:07:13 AM »
Muhammad Shah Rupee
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Re: Mughal Silver Rupee Countermarked - Identification Help !!
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2014, 06:53:36 AM »
Two essentials for attribution are almost completely off the flan. From the little of the rulers name, I believe it is Muhammad Shah (but could well be Ahmed Shah) and the Mint name Surat (the two dats of the 'Te')

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Re: Mughal Silver Rupee Countermarked - Identification Help !!
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2014, 11:22:55 AM »
The punch marks are shroff marks, punched into the metal by the medieval equivalent of modern bankers & money changers to test it for purity & other reasons, these marks are sometimes found all round the rim & do not deface the coin so much, many collectors do not like to see these marks but I personally do not mind as it's all part of the history of the coin 8)
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Re: Mughal Silver Rupee Countermarked - Identification Help !!
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2014, 08:00:51 PM »
but I personally do not mind as it's all part of the history of the coin 8)
Me too...