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10600985
CNG 106, Lot: 985. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $2100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

INDIA, Princely States. Hyderabad. temp. Sikanar Jah. AH 1218-1244 / AD 1803-1829. AV Mohur (21mm, 11.16 g, 6h). Dump type. In the name of Muhammad Akbar II, Mughal emperor. Haiderabad mint. Dually dated AH 1236 and RY 15 of Muhammad Akbar II (AD 1820). Persian couplet citing Muhammad Akbar II; AH date in center field sin in Persian above shah / Mint formula and RY date; mint symbol for Haiderabad in central field. Edge: crude oblique milling. KM –, but see p. 686 (this coin illustrated); Adams IV, 177; cf. Friedberg 1130 (for type). EF, traces of underlying luster, traces of deposits, light scratches.


Ex Dr. Lawrence A. Adams Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 103, 14 September 2016), lot 1032 (hammer $2300, but not paid); Stack’s (5 March 1988), lot 2260.