Awadh AH 1260(1) ashrafi Fr-1019

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Sincona sale 38, lot 1437
This specimen was lot 1437 in Sincona sale 38 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 1,400 CHF (about US$1,679 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Amjad Ali Shah, 1258-1263 AH (1842-1847) Ashrafi 1260 AH, 1. Regierungsjahr (1844). Lucknow Fast FDC. Prüfspur am Rand. (Awadh, Amjad Ali Shah, 1258-1263 AH (1842-1847), ashrafi of the year AH 1260, year 1, Lucknow mint. About uncirculated, Test mark on edge.)"
This type is listed for AH 1258-1263.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 10.7-11.4 g, gold, this specimen 10.73 g.

Catalog reference: Fr-1019; KM-342.


  • 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]Jürg Richter, Auction 38, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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