INDIA, SIKH, Silver Nanakshahi rupee, Amritsar, VS 1871. RARE DATE and CHOICE!

Ancient Coins - INDIA, SIKH, Silver Nanakshahi rupee, Amritsar, VS 1871. RARE DATE and CHOICE!
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Obverse Leaf symbol, surrounded by Persian legend and floral decoration, VS date 1871
Reverse Persian legend, naming Guru Gobind Singh and Guru Nanak
Date VS 1871 ( = 1813 CE)
Weight 11.13 gm.
Diameter 21 mm.
Die axis 8 o'clock
Reference KM 20.1, Herrli 01.07.04
Comments R.T. Somaiya has suggested that the leaf is of a jujube tree, in reference to a sacred jujube tree growing within the compound of the Golden Temple, Sikhism's holiest shrine.

Herrli has identified coins of VS 1869 and 1871 as rare, 1870 as very rare. This is a CHOICE specimen with beautiful calligraphy and well centered.
Price SKU: 6.18
US$ 275.00
  • € 230.37
  • £ 198.80
  • AUD 358.54
  • CHF 254.92
  • CAD 349.22

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