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 Posted 10/18/2019  09:57 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Coinzguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Any help with identification is appreciated.

11.9 g
21 mm

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 Posted 10/20/2019  4:13 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Palouche to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Not sure if this is an exact match but there does seem to be a lot of similarities....Maybe a good starting point...
Both the OP coins photos are upside down..So I've spun them 180 deg...

INDIA - MUGHAL EMPIRE - MUHAMMAD AKBAR - FATHPUR MINT - RARE 1 RUPEE AH988 (1580 AD) SILVER COIN
KM#82.2, Denomination: 1 Rupee, Date: AH988 (1580 AD), Composition: Silver, Weight: 11.32 GM, Diameter: 20.75 MM
RULER: MUHAMMAD AKBAR: AH 963-1014 /1556-1605 AD
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 Posted 10/20/2019  8:51 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Sap to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
These Akbar square rupees with the "988" date are often replicated for use as religious pilgrimage medals - the Islamimc equivalent of the Hindu "temple tokens". See some examples on these zeno.ru pages.
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