Aurangzeb Nisar Akbarabad

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sailor

Sharing a Nisar of Aurengzeb

Mint - Akbarabad
Wt - 2.8 gm
Year - 1077  ???

Can some 1 help me with the KM number. i believe it is D306.4.

Regards
Sailor


Figleaf

KM 293.2 unlisted date in KM. However, second picture, in particular bottom line looks different from picture in KM, so type may be unlisted.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

sailor

Dear Peter,

Thanks for the check.

The coin is 13 mm in size. KM 293.2 is for 1/4 Rupee but this coin was given to me as a Nisar...

Regards

Figleaf

The weight is a fit for the ΒΌ rupee, though.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

asm

Quote from: sailor on July 24, 2019, 03:36:44 AM
The coin is 13 mm in size. KM 293.2 is for 1/4 Rupee but this coin was given to me as a Nisar...
Probably a 1/4 Rupee Nisar similar to this one. The word Nisar is off the flan.

Amit
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sailor

Amit ji, Thanks for the info and link. I will try to dig up some more on it.

Regards
Gaurav

saro

Quote from: asm on July 24, 2019, 07:12:39 AM
The word Nisar is off the flan.
Not really off flan but cut, however 50% are still visible and it seems to me that the 3 dots are present too even rubbed out; with the coin in hand adnd a good light, may be sailor could confirm that ?
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asm

Many Thanks Saro for Highlighting the word.

Amit
"It Is Better To Light A Candle Than To Curse The Darkness"

sailor

Dear Saro, thanks for highlighting the area the drawing was of great help. Although i couldn't find the 3 dots but now i know where i need to look. :)

What would you say about categorising the coin D306.4.

saro

I see that a similar coin on Zeno is well catalogued  "KM D306.4" .
KM listing is quite confusing : on South Asian Coins (2013 Indian Edition)  for Akbarabad only the half rupee weight is listed under " KM 306.1"
KM. 306.4 are nisars of Akbarnagar.
May be it exists KM updated references ? but I haven't been able to find "KM#D306.4"
I suppose that Zeno ref is the good one  ???
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sailor

Dear Saro, Many thanks for the reply and the link. The Zeno reference looks good. I will try to post an extract of the KM D 306.4.

Coinsforever

Quote from: sailor on July 26, 2019, 04:27:38 AM
Dear Saro, Many thanks for the reply and the link. The Zeno reference looks good. I will try to post an extract of the KM D 306.4.
Welcome to world of Mugjal coins and you have hit the jackpot by starting with Nisar .
zeno  data base is exceptionally best reference guide with new discoveries also listed alingwith data updated frequently by Jan Lingen. (Oesho).
World  of coins is another reference guide with lot of discussion which one may read and understand experience shared by stalwarts of this field.

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sailor

Quote from: Coinsforever on August 01, 2019, 01:18:52 AM
Welcome to world of Mugjal coins and you have hit the jackpot by starting with Nisar .


Thanks Coinsforever  :)