Lot 195

Mughal, Akbar, Khairabad Mint, Copper Dam


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 10000 - 12000
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
KM # 7.4, similar to Zeno # 134054
Metal Composition
Copper
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine+
Diameter
21.75 mm
Weight
20.20 gms
Denomination
Dam
Calendar/Year
AH 963-1014, 1556-1605 AD

Mughal, Akbar (AH 963-1014, 1556-1605 AD), Copper Dam, 20.20 gms, 21.75 mm, Khairabad Mint, AH (9)69, flower symbol as mint mark seen above khairabad, Full name of emperor 'Jalal al-Din Muhammad Akbar Badshah Ghazi' on rev, stylistically this coin fits in with the early issues of Akbar from one of the rarest mint Khairabad, Khairabad is a town in the Sitapur district of Uttar pradesh, it was the commissionary of awadh state at the time of Akbar and was a big trading center also, where Kashmir shawls, Jewels of burmingham and elephants of assam were traded, It was the famous centre of Islamic knowledge, the places have been study center of persian, arabic, and sanskrit language around 16th century AD, coins of this mint are extremely rare, KM # 7.4, similar to Zeno # 134054, very fine+, extremely rare.