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Aurangzeb. Mohur. Mint: Aurangabad - which one is better?
« on: September 18, 2016, 10:22:24 AM »
Guys I am in the process of purchasing my first Gold mohr and need an opinion from you, I would like to know which of these 2 gold mohr would you recommend - coin 1 or coin 2, both are from the same mint and the same ruler.


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Re: which one is better?
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2016, 10:44:56 AM »
The top one is a better strike but the lower one shows the complete mint Aurangabad but is double struck so a difficult choice  :-X
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Re: which one is better?
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2016, 12:48:11 PM »
thanks Vic, even I am not sure. Coin 1 looks better but coin 2 has lot of decorations on it

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Re: which one is better?
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2016, 05:02:26 PM »
Coin 1 is slightly more refined and better struck and centred than Coin 2. However, the difference is so small I'd go for the cheapest.

Peter
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which one is better?
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2016, 05:07:45 PM »
Buy both. :D ;D

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Re: which one is better?
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2016, 06:38:12 PM »
thanks Peter, actually coin 1 is slightly costlier than coin 2 - about 2K.

Bimat  - I wish I could but budget constraints.

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Re: which one is better?
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2016, 12:00:58 PM »
I would go for coin 2 (lower one) any day. In Islamic coins, the legend is important. Coin 2 has much more and complete legend
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Re: which one is better?
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2016, 08:45:08 PM »
well I am confused now, coin 1 grade is about circulated and coin 2 is extremely fine