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East India Company, Bengal Presidency, Benares Mint: First phase, silver Rupees (3), in the...

In The Puddester Collection (Part 1)

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East India Company, Bengal Presidency, Benares Mint: First phase, silver Rupees (3), in the name of ‘Shah ‘Alam II (1173-1221h/1759-1806), 1207h, yrs 17/34 [August-November 1792], sikka zad bar haft kishwar saya fazl ilah hami din muhammad shah alam badshah [defender of the religion of Muhammad, Shah ‘Alam emperor, shadow of the divine favour, put his stamp on the seven climes], fish and sun symbols, differentiating or darogah mark D, rev. zarb muhammadabad banaras sanah 34 julus maimanat manus [struck at Muhammadabad Benares in the 34th year of his reign of tranquil prosperity], 11.30g/10h (Prid. 243 [Sale, lot 636]; Stevens 7.64; KM. 40.1); 1207h, yrs 17/35 [November 1792-August 1793], similar, 11.35g/5h (Prid. 244 [Sale, lot 636]; Stevens 7.65; KM. 40.1); 1208h, yrs 17/35 [August-November 1793], similar, 11.05g/8h (Prid. 246 [not in Sale]; Stevens 7.67; KM. 40.1) [3]. First about extremely fine and toned, second very fine, last fine and with shroff marks £50-£70

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Provenance: First bt R.C. Senior (Glastonbury, UK) April 1982
Second P. Snartt (Bristol, UK) Collection; SNC (London) April 1980 (3145), ticket.

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East India Company, Bengal Presidency, Benares Mint: First phase, silver Rupees (3), in the name of ‘Shah ‘Alam II (1173-1221h/1759-1806), 1207h, yrs 17/34 [August-November 1792], sikka zad bar haft kishwar saya fazl ilah hami din muhammad shah alam badshah [defender of the religion of Muhammad, Shah ‘Alam emperor, shadow of the divine favour, put his stamp on the seven climes], fish and sun symbols, differentiating or darogah mark D, rev. zarb muhammadabad banaras sanah 34 julus maimanat manus [struck at Muhammadabad Benares in the 34th year of his reign of tranquil prosperity], 11.30g/10h (Prid. 243 [Sale, lot 636]; Stevens 7.64; KM. 40.1); 1207h, yrs 17/35 [November 1792-August 1793], similar, 11.35g/5h (Prid. 244 [Sale, lot 636]; Stevens 7.65; KM. 40.1); 1208h, yrs 17/35 [August-November 1793], similar, 11.05g/8h (Prid. 246 [not in Sale]; Stevens 7.67; KM. 40.1) [3]. First about extremely fine and toned, second very fine, last fine and with shroff marks £50-£70

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Provenance: First bt R.C. Senior (Glastonbury, UK) April 1982
Second P. Snartt (Bristol, UK) Collection; SNC (London) April 1980 (3145), ticket.

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The Puddester Collection (Part 1)

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