Awadh AH 1237(3) mohur Fr-1008

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Heritage sale 3049, lot 31042
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This specimen was lot 31042 in Heritage sale 3049 (Long Beach, September 2016), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Awadh. Ghazi al-Din Haidar gold Ashrafi AH 1237 Year 3 (1822) AU58 NGC, Lucknow mint. Well-struck and very lightly circulated, this example retains bold details and much residual luster. A smattering of tiny contact marks are noted, but have little negative impact on the major design elements. This date is unlisted in either catalog reference above." This product of the Lucknow mint is listed for AH 1235 thru AH 1242. Friedberg lists this coin as a mohur, the gold version of the rupee.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: gold, 10.7-11.4 g.

Catalog reference: KM 170.2, Fr-1008.

Bibliography:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3049, featuring the Ohio Valley Collection, the Redwood Collection and the F.P. Briand Collection, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2016.

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