DUTCH INDIA: Gold fanam, Negapatam type, early issue. CHOICE!

Ancient Coins - DUTCH INDIA: Gold fanam, Negapatam type, early issue. CHOICE!
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Obverse Formalized figure of deity (Kali?) standing facing.
Reverse Degenerate (geometric?) design
Date c. 1657-1784
Weight 0.33 gm.
Diameter 5 mm.
Die axis n.a.
Reference MNI 1604, Herrli 210 var
Comments The Dutch received Negapatnam, about 150 miles south of Madras, in a grant from the Nayaka of Tanjore, and issued coins based on Tanjore types. This is an early issue with a rounded Kali ... a CHOICE specimen, showing fine detail on a tiny 5 mm flan!
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