INDIA, ARAKAN: Bodawpaya (Lord Amarapura) Silver tankah. CHOICE!


Price: US$ 125.00 € 105.39
£ 89.74
AUD 168.64
CHF 113.07
CAD 156.81
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Obverse 4-line Arakanese legend: 1146 / Amarapura / Hsin Byu Mya / Shin Naing Ngan (Date 1146 in Burmese era, Amarapura, Kingdom of the Lord of many white elephants)
Reverse Same as obverse
Date Burmese era 1146 = 1784 CE
Weight 9.76 gm.
Diameter 27 mm.
Die axis 6 o'clock
Reference MNI 2562, KM 29
Comments Bodawpaya was the Burmese king who annexed Arakan in 1784. This coin, issued in his first year there, was probably the last Arakanese issue, to be replaced by the coinage of Burma. A CHOICE specimen!

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