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Resources => Identification Help => Topic started by: young on April 07, 2021, 03:54:25 pm



Title: Help ID Asian coin?
Post by: young on April 07, 2021, 03:54:25 pm
Help needed to ID

17mm. - 14,2 grs

Thank, you for your help


Title: Re: Help ID Asian coin?
Post by: djmacdo on April 07, 2021, 07:25:00 pm
I think it is Indian, but too far from my area of comfort to writ anything else.  I know I have similar pieces in the past.


Title: Re: Help ID Asian coin?
Post by: ddwau on April 08, 2021, 01:35:09 am
According to the link below it may be a 1, 1/2 Dam or a Falus from the Mughal Empire of India. They were minted anywhere between mid 1500s to mid 1700s.
Falus ~  13.7 grams
1 dam ~ 20grams
1/2 dam Weight varies 9.50-10.30 grams.

https://www.coincommunity.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=278193


Title: Re: Help ID Asian coin?
Post by: young on April 09, 2021, 04:04:47 am
According to the link below it may be a 1, 1/2 Dam or a Falus from the Mughal Empire of India. They were minted anywhere between mid 1500s to mid 1700s.
Falus ~  13.7 grams
1 dam ~ 20grams
1/2 dam Weight varies 9.50-10.30 grams.

https://www.coincommunity.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=278193

Very hard to id the ruler, any ideia of ruler?