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Offline ima_nirvana

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Akbar, Dam, mint: Narnol, date: AH 962 for 966.
« on: July 04, 2011, 03:05:35 PM »
Please help identify this heavy copper coin-20gm approx, seems to be Akbar's dam?
« Last Edit: July 05, 2011, 09:58:19 AM by asm »

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Re: Help sorting this mughal copper dam.
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2011, 04:06:34 PM »
Akbar, AE Dam, mint: Narnol, date: AH 962(sic.). Akbar reign started in AH963. Coins of Narnol with the date AH 962 are rather common. Perhaps an error for 966, with retrograde last digit.

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Re: Help sorting this mughal copper dam.
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2011, 08:40:15 PM »
Thanks dear. :)

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Re: Akbar, Dam, mint: Narnol, date: AH 962 for 966.
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2011, 09:59:20 AM »
Dear Oesho,

Do I read the date as 966 as below.
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Re: Akbar, Dam, mint: Narnol, date: AH 962 for 966.
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2011, 12:37:08 PM »
Dear Amit, I thought to read 962 (as this is a quite common date), but you may be right that it is 966.

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Re: Akbar, Dam, mint: Narnol, date: AH 962 for 966.
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2011, 01:12:43 AM »
thanks for the post  ima_nirvana!
richie