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Significance of dot on Pakistan anna

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 Posted 02/21/2012  06:49 am Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add drkrish21 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

What is the significance of dot after year on a Pakistan anna?

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 Posted 02/21/2012  07:38 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add apeka to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
maybe because arabs write from left to right but latin alphabet is from right to left? just a guess.
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 Posted 02/21/2012  07:54 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add drkrish21 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Is this anything to do with mint?
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 Posted 02/21/2012  07:55 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add fioti to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I believe it denotes the Bombay mint.
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 Posted 02/21/2012  08:02 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add drkrish21 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
But 1949 is after Independence, so how can it be Bombay mint? Is there any other mint for Pak coins other than Lahore soon after Independence?
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 Posted 02/21/2012  12:17 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add vb3347 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The ones with dot after date were minted at the British Royal Mint in London. The rest were minted in Lahore.
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