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Help ID This Tiny Possibly Indian Coin (Id: 18th Century Kori From Princely State Of Kutch)

 
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Greece
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 Posted 10/18/2020  6:51 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add ge68 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
hi forum,
please help ID this one. Possibly silver, possibly Indian, tiny one, diameter 14mm, thickness 3 mm, weight: 6 grams
thank you


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 Posted 10/18/2020  7:23 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Gincoin43 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I don't have a clear answer for you but to get you started:

I first found this:

https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces37587.html

Which was odd because Muzaffar Shah III was Sultan of Gujarat not Nawanagar.

Which brought me to this search:
https://www.zeno.ru/search.php?searchid=459684

Then this one:
https://www.zeno.ru/search.php?searchid=459690

But I could not find a precise match. But It is dated (9)78 and is most likely from Nawanagar.
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 Posted 10/18/2020  7:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Gincoin43 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It is however slightly concerning that two horizontal lines do not tough the element below it(you picture is upside down) and the top line above the Devanagari script is incomplete.
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 Posted 10/19/2020  12:57 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add bjherbison to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
There are also similar coins from Porbandar but this coin doesn't match them either.
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces80103.html
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 Posted 10/19/2020  4:52 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add andyg to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
This is an issue from Kutch.
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 Posted 10/19/2020  5:15 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Gincoin43 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
This is an issue from Kutch



Under Desalji I I think.
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 Posted 10/22/2020  5:44 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add ge68 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
ok, members, many many thanks for your notes, appreciated !
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