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    The August 2015 Hong Kong Auction, Coins and Paper Money

    Session E Tuesday September 1 2015 1 1 30 AM HKT Monday August 31 2015 8 30 PM PT NEPAL 54724 Kingdom of Kathmandu Mohar NS856 ca 1736 Prakash Malla First Reign NS855 866 1735 46 KM 259 YZ 563 Satiny surfaces and virtually no tone A real prize PCGS MS 62 200 300 54724 17363M Mohar ft mm PCGS MS 62 200 300 54725 Kingdom of Patan Mohar NS805 ca 1685 Narendra Malla NS805 825 1685 1705 KM 332 YZ 580 Lightly circulated with considerable mint luster remaining PCGS AU 55 200 300 54725 16853M Mohar UWM M PCGS AU 55 200 300 54726 Kingdom of Patan Mohar NS805 ca 1685 Narendra Malla NS805 825 1685 1705 KM 337 YZ 579 Choice color and surfaces nicer than the plate coin in Yin Zhengmin Origina


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    The August 2015 Hong Kong Auction, Coins and Paper Money

    Session E Tuesday September 1 2015 1 1 30 AM HKT Monday August 31 2015 8 30 PM PT NEPAL 54724 Kingdom of Kathmandu Mohar NS856 ca 1736 Prakash Malla First Reign NS855 866 1735 46 KM 259 YZ 563 Satiny surfaces and virtually no tone A real prize PCGS MS 62 200 300 54724 17363M Mohar ft mm PCGS MS 62 200 300 54725 Kingdom of Patan Mohar NS805 ca 1685 Narendra Malla NS805 825 1685 1705 KM 332 YZ 580 Lightly circulated with considerable mint luster remaining PCGS AU 55 200 300 54725 16853M Mohar UWM M PCGS AU 55 200 300 54726 Kingdom of Patan Mohar NS805 ca 1685 Narendra Malla NS805 825 1685 1705 KM 337 YZ 579 Choice color and surfaces nicer than the plate coin in Yin Zhengmin Origina


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 16, No.1

    1/1/1982

    erous coins of the Malla period of Nepal of which various issue are not mentioned in the catalogues of the Nepalese coins available to collectors Cll 121 resp not illus trated 131 l4l It would be worthwhile putting them on the record Some unknown coins of the Malla Kings were published recently 151 l6l 171 This article deals with 27 hitherto not fully published coins of the Malla rulers of Patan 1603 1768 Abbreviation s N P Negleman Coins of Patan 111 CN Joshi Catalogue of the Coins of Nepal 131 Hariharasimha 1603 16 20 AD He was lord of Patan under his father Shiva Simha King of Kathmandu 1 AR Dam Diam 0 7 mm Wt 0 06 gm Obv Shri Hari Rev Lion simha to left This piece is struck to the so called tanka standard which was in use in Nepal ca 1560 1639 AD the


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 18, No.4

    4/1/1984

    Arabic Kanarese 1 8 1 4 and 1 paisa pieces but not Mitchiner There is also a small copper coin common which Krause Mishler lists as a 1 cash piece On one side are the transverse lines on the other Arabic and Kanarese numerals the Arabic being 222 Haidar did issue a rather crude elephant paisa undated and the fore runner of his son s elaborate series Mitchiner lists three mints Patan Ob Nazarbar Balhari 014 for these Patan Nazarbar and Balhari TIPU S COINAGE COPPER Tipu made use of 15 mints though not all at the same time nor for Bengalur jLxe Faiz Hisar Farrukhi CX Farrukhyab r Gooty Kalikut Khaliqabad Haidarnagar Khurshed Sawad Mysore Nagar Salamabad Seringapatan See Patan Mint all denominations That is he struck Islamic coins for a purely Hindu st


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 16, No.1

    1/1/1982

    erous coins of the Malla period of Nepal of which various issue are not mentioned in the catalogues of the Nepalese coins available to collectors Cll 121 resp not illus trated 131 l4l It would be worthwhile putting them on the record Some unknown coins of the Malla Kings were published recently 151 l6l 171 This article deals with 27 hitherto not fully published coins of the Malla rulers of Patan 1603 1768 Abbreviation s N P Negleman Coins of Patan 111 CN Joshi Catalogue of the Coins of Nepal 131 Hariharasimha 1603 16 20 AD He was lord of Patan under his father Shiva Simha King of Kathmandu 1 AR Dam Diam 0 7 mm Wt 0 06 gm Obv Shri Hari Rev Lion simha to left This piece is struck to the so called tanka standard which was in use in Nepal ca 1560 1639 AD the


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 18, No.4

    4/1/1984

    Arabic Kanarese 1 8 1 4 and 1 paisa pieces but not Mitchiner There is also a small copper coin common which Krause Mishler lists as a 1 cash piece On one side are the transverse lines on the other Arabic and Kanarese numerals the Arabic being 222 Haidar did issue a rather crude elephant paisa undated and the fore runner of his son s elaborate series Mitchiner lists three mints Patan Ob Nazarbar Balhari 014 for these Patan Nazarbar and Balhari TIPU S COINAGE COPPER Tipu made use of 15 mints though not all at the same time nor for Bengalur jLxe Faiz Hisar Farrukhi CX Farrukhyab r Gooty Kalikut Khaliqabad Haidarnagar Khurshed Sawad Mysore Nagar Salamabad Seringapatan See Patan Mint all denominations That is he struck Islamic coins for a purely Hindu st


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    Mail bid auction : worldwide coinage, medals, & paper money ... [10/28/1983]

    EST LOT DESCRIPTION EST 4031 INDIA INDEP KINGDOM MYSORE CON T KM122 2 1 2P AM1220 Patan ABT VF date POL away almost 8 12 4032 KM123 8 IP AM1226 Patan VF 10 15 4033 KM123 9 IP ND Patan F VF CRD 8 12 SUCCESSFUL BIDS OF 5 OR MORE IN THIS SECTION OWL HULL BE REVUCEVTO lOi ABOl E HIGHEST BIO 4034 INDIA PRINCELY STATES GWALIAR KM177 1 4A vsl986 Jivagi Rao 1924 1948AD VF 6 8 4035 HYDERABAD MIR USMAN ALI KHAN AH1329 1368 2A 1355 Yr26 UNC 6 10 4036 Y51 4A


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals and Tokens: Featuring Selections from the Collections of Manhattan College, Dr. Alfred R. Globus

    GOLD COINS OF ASIA AFRICA and the PACIFIC Indi a to Iran 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1 132 1133 I 1 34 Independent Kingdoms MYSORE Tipu Sultan 1787 1799 Fanams 12 Patan AH 1198 1200 AM 1216 1217 1218 2 1219 3 Farrukhi AM 1217 Kalikut AH 1200 AM 1215 KM 128 1 58 78 also W GANGAS Anonymous ca 1080 1138 Fanam Caparisoned elephant r Rv Floral scroll NI 703 Extremely Fine 13 pieces 200 250 Tipu Sultan Fanams 10 Patan AH 1200 AM 1215 1216 1218 1219 2 Farrukhi AM 1216 1217 1218 Kalikut AH 1200 KM 128 1 58 78 Farruk


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    Mail bid auction : worldwide coinage, medals, & paper money ... [10/28/1983]

    EST LOT DESCRIPTION EST 4031 INDIA INDEP KINGDOM MYSORE CON T KM122 2 1 2P AM1220 Patan ABT VF date POL away almost 8 12 4032 KM123 8 IP AM1226 Patan VF 10 15 4033 KM123 9 IP ND Patan F VF CRD 8 12 SUCCESSFUL BIDS OF 5 OR MORE IN THIS SECTION OWL HULL BE REVUCEVTO lOi ABOl E HIGHEST BIO 4034 INDIA PRINCELY STATES GWALIAR KM177 1 4A vsl986 Jivagi Rao 1924 1948AD VF 6 8 4035 HYDERABAD MIR USMAN ALI KHAN AH1329 1368 2A 1355 Yr26 UNC 6 10 4036 Y51 4A


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals and Tokens: Featuring Selections from the Collections of Manhattan College, Dr. Alfred R. Globus

    GOLD COINS OF ASIA AFRICA and the PACIFIC Indi a to Iran 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1 132 1133 I 1 34 Independent Kingdoms MYSORE Tipu Sultan 1787 1799 Fanams 12 Patan AH 1198 1200 AM 1216 1217 1218 2 1219 3 Farrukhi AM 1217 Kalikut AH 1200 AM 1215 KM 128 1 58 78 also W GANGAS Anonymous ca 1080 1138 Fanam Caparisoned elephant r Rv Floral scroll NI 703 Extremely Fine 13 pieces 200 250 Tipu Sultan Fanams 10 Patan AH 1200 AM 1215 1216 1218 1219 2 Farrukhi AM 1216 1217 1218 Kalikut AH 1200 KM 128 1 58 78 Farruk


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 16, No.1

    1/1/1982

    erous coins of the Malla period of Nepal of which various issue are not mentioned in the catalogues of the Nepalese coins available to collectors Cll 121 resp not illus trated 131 l4l It would be worthwhile putting them on the record Some unknown coins of the Malla Kings were published recently 151 l6l 171 This article deals with 27 hitherto not fully published coins of the Malla rulers of Patan 1603 1768 Abbreviation s N P Negleman Coins of Patan 111 CN Joshi Catalogue of the Coins of Nepal 131 Hariharasimha 1603 16 20 AD He was lord of Patan under his father Shiva Simha King of Kathmandu 1 AR Dam Diam 0 7 mm Wt 0 06 gm Obv Shri Hari Rev Lion simha to left This piece is struck to the so called tanka standard which was in use in Nepal ca 1560 1639 AD the


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 18, No.4

    4/1/1984

    Arabic Kanarese 1 8 1 4 and 1 paisa pieces but not Mitchiner There is also a small copper coin common which Krause Mishler lists as a 1 cash piece On one side are the transverse lines on the other Arabic and Kanarese numerals the Arabic being 222 Haidar did issue a rather crude elephant paisa undated and the fore runner of his son s elaborate series Mitchiner lists three mints Patan Ob Nazarbar Balhari 014 for these Patan Nazarbar and Balhari TIPU S COINAGE COPPER Tipu made use of 15 mints though not all at the same time nor for Bengalur jLxe Faiz Hisar Farrukhi CX Farrukhyab r Gooty Kalikut Khaliqabad Haidarnagar Khurshed Sawad Mysore Nagar Salamabad Seringapatan See Patan Mint all denominations That is he struck Islamic coins for a purely Hindu st


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    Coins of the orient [07/16/1885]

    a tri dent for m m on rev Oval fine 22 F 3564 630 Kutsclmr Pai Characters in squares Thin coin mu ir 21 8680 2 G 1 Mnlwnli i 15th century Charnel on each side Fine 21 632 Mahmud II 15l2 44 Square paissa Thick fine 17 F 3588 2 pcs 633 Square paissa 1512 V fine 16 634 Square paissa 1516 Fine 16 685 Mysore Tinu Sahib Gold ferkhi IP A 1783 Patan m Uncirculated 6 Weighs 0 50 grams F 3608 836 Silver lmideri or dollar 1199 am 178 7 Inscrip on each side numerous clusters of dots Iwtween the characters dotted border f atan m Sharp beauti ful impression uncir 34 F 3610 687 Zahrah 1786 Klephant 1 date above Inscrip tion on rev Good 24 F 3612 638 Silver baqri 1787 Patan m Pncir 16 F 3619 v 639 Silver i


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 25, No.4

    4/1/1990

    tal importance towards understanding the nature of its trade But the intricacy of the subject and the variety of circumstances requisite in forming a just notion of it oblige me at present to mention it only briefly There are no mints in Tibet Pay ments are made in talents of China and Tatary in small bulses sic for purses of gold dust or in the coin of the former rajah of Kathmandu and Patan which is the established specie of the kingdom 1 The circulation of their rupees which were of a base standard proved very beneficial to these chiefs and Gorkha as soon as he had firmly established his authority in Nepal endeavoured to introduce his coin into Tibet For this purpose he sent a deputation to Lhasa with a large sum of rupees struck in his name and desired the sanction of


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 36, No.4

    4/1/2001

    silver punch marked karshapana of Kosala in Northern India shown in Fig 8 dating from about 400 BC 9 The hexagram is accompanied by various other symbols one of which is a turtle The hexagram also features as one of the symbols on some of the Magadha Maurya karshapana series of north east India dating from about 350 250 BC 10 Much later in the 17th and 18th centuries AD the kingdom of Patan Nepal yields more examples of numismatic hexagrams 11 From the southern Hindu Indian state of Travancore comes the small bronze cash shown IVi times actual size in Fig 9 This odd little coin struck under Rama Varma VI in AD 1885 95 has on its obverse a hexagram with a pellet in its centre in which respect it is reminiscent of its Moroccan counterpart in Fig 7 and oddly enough of t


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 36, No.8

    8/1/2001

    u like a multi purpose meditative tool they have no fixed meaning you can literally find your own truth in them One wonders if this facility even at a subconscious level has contributed to the popularity of geometrical symbolism in western mysticism also Readers may recall that back in Part I of this essay I wondered whether the hexagram found on some coins of 1 7th and 18th century Patan eg Fig 7 14a were purely decorative or whether they had religious significance If one looks at Fig 7 against the backdrop of coins like those shown in Figs 8 9 14b one does start to see a yantra like layout even the border on the reverse of Fig 7 looks like the square surround of the yantras in Fig 6 plus the coins of Patan are peppered with religious symbols both Hindu and Bu


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 15, No.10

    10/1/1981

    fit from the alloy In about 1590 Nepal succeeded in securing extra territorial rights for traders and artisans from Nepal to reside in Lhasa C11D and these trad ers were able to direct much of the bulk trade through Nepal in prefer ence to Cooch Behar which had no local presence and from then on the power of Cooch Behar waned At this time Nepal was divided into three kingdoms of Kathmandu Patan and Bhatgaon all ruled by Newar kings of the Malla dynasty It was Kathmandu which was the most powerful of the three around 1600 since it controlled not only the trade route to Tibet but also the route to India as the King of Kathmandu Shiva Sim ha also happened to be King of Patan It was soon after 1560 that Ma hendra Malla 1560 74 of Kathmandu first struck silver coins of Nepal C12


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 17, No.1

    1/1/1983

    MALLA COINS THAT NEVER WERE by K Gabvisch Mannheim NI 1330 B N Shvestha Kathmandu During the XVI to XVIII centuries the central part of Nepal the Kath mandu valley was occupied by three kingdoms ruled by Newar Kings of the Malla dynasty These kingdoms named after their principalities Kathmandu Patan and Bhadgaon had issued silver coins since 1640 com plying with a common standard of 5 4 gm the so called Mohar standard These coins play an important part in the numismatic history of Tibet We now know about 220 different types and many more varieties of these Malla coins many of them very rare issues Unfortunately the Malla coinage was forged too The following pages illustrate fradu


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 18, No.4

    4/1/1984

    for the reverse The bulk of the fanams year after year old and new dating were struck at Patan although he used other mints His pagodas are three types The Nagar one retained the initial mint name and regnal year a second type omits the mint name by the initial The third more common type is the same as the 2 and 4 Nagar Mint Initial Type Islamic Legends Type Tipu Pagodas the new name of the coin i e it is no longer called a pagoda with the date and mint name The majority were


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 18, No.4

    4/1/1984

    Tipu 2 Rupees Patan only the last named striking the 2 Rupees and the small frac tional pieces Stephen Album considers the 1 2 Rupee to be the rarest issue In view of the small weights of the regular earlier gold and silver one might have expected more of the smaller silver pieces Sometimes I wonder what trading and shopping in Mysore must have been like in Tipu s time with the so totally different and large c


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 25, No.4

    4/1/1990

    tal importance towards understanding the nature of its trade But the intricacy of the subject and the variety of circumstances requisite in forming a just notion of it oblige me at present to mention it only briefly There are no mints in Tibet Pay ments are made in talents of China and Tatary in small bulses sic for purses of gold dust or in the coin of the former rajah of Kathmandu and Patan which is the established specie of the kingdom 1 The circulation of their rupees which were of a base standard proved very beneficial to these chiefs and Gorkha as soon as he had firmly established his authority in Nepal endeavoured to introduce his coin into Tibet For this purpose he sent a deputation to Lhasa with a large sum of rupees struck in his name and desired the sanction of


    Read more

    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 36, No.4

    4/1/2001

    silver punch marked karshapana of Kosala in Northern India shown in Fig 8 dating from about 400 BC 9 The hexagram is accompanied by various other symbols one of which is a turtle The hexagram also features as one of the symbols on some of the Magadha Maurya karshapana series of north east India dating from about 350 250 BC 10 Much later in the 17th and 18th centuries AD the kingdom of Patan Nepal yields more examples of numismatic hexagrams 11 From the southern Hindu Indian state of Travancore comes the small bronze cash shown IVi times actual size in Fig 9 This odd little coin struck under Rama Varma VI in AD 1885 95 has on its obverse a hexagram with a pellet in its centre in which respect it is reminiscent of its Moroccan counterpart in Fig 7 and oddly enough of t


    Read more

    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 36, No.8

    8/1/2001

    u like a multi purpose meditative tool they have no fixed meaning you can literally find your own truth in them One wonders if this facility even at a subconscious level has contributed to the popularity of geometrical symbolism in western mysticism also Readers may recall that back in Part I of this essay I wondered whether the hexagram found on some coins of 1 7th and 18th century Patan eg Fig 7 14a were purely decorative or whether they had religious significance If one looks at Fig 7 against the backdrop of coins like those shown in Figs 8 9 14b one does start to see a yantra like layout even the border on the reverse of Fig 7 looks like the square surround of the yantras in Fig 6 plus the coins of Patan are peppered with religious symbols both Hindu and Bu


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 15, No.10

    10/1/1981

    fit from the alloy In about 1590 Nepal succeeded in securing extra territorial rights for traders and artisans from Nepal to reside in Lhasa C11D and these trad ers were able to direct much of the bulk trade through Nepal in prefer ence to Cooch Behar which had no local presence and from then on the power of Cooch Behar waned At this time Nepal was divided into three kingdoms of Kathmandu Patan and Bhatgaon all ruled by Newar kings of the Malla dynasty It was Kathmandu which was the most powerful of the three around 1600 since it controlled not only the trade route to Tibet but also the route to India as the King of Kathmandu Shiva Sim ha also happened to be King of Patan It was soon after 1560 that Ma hendra Malla 1560 74 of Kathmandu first struck silver coins of Nepal C12


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 17, No.1

    1/1/1983

    MALLA COINS THAT NEVER WERE by K Gabvisch Mannheim NI 1330 B N Shvestha Kathmandu During the XVI to XVIII centuries the central part of Nepal the Kath mandu valley was occupied by three kingdoms ruled by Newar Kings of the Malla dynasty These kingdoms named after their principalities Kathmandu Patan and Bhadgaon had issued silver coins since 1640 com plying with a common standard of 5 4 gm the so called Mohar standard These coins play an important part in the numismatic history of Tibet We now know about 220 different types and many more varieties of these Malla coins many of them very rare issues Unfortunately the Malla coinage was forged too The following pages illustrate fradu


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 18, No.4

    4/1/1984

    for the reverse The bulk of the fanams year after year old and new dating were struck at Patan although he used other mints His pagodas are three types The Nagar one retained the initial mint name and regnal year a second type omits the mint name by the initial The third more common type is the same as the 2 and 4 Nagar Mint Initial Type Islamic Legends Type Tipu Pagodas the new name of the coin i e it is no longer called a pagoda with the date and mint name The majority were


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 18, No.4

    4/1/1984

    Tipu 2 Rupees Patan only the last named striking the 2 Rupees and the small frac tional pieces Stephen Album considers the 1 2 Rupee to be the rarest issue In view of the small weights of the regular earlier gold and silver one might have expected more of the smaller silver pieces Sometimes I wonder what trading and shopping in Mysore must have been like in Tipu s time with the so totally different and large c


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    Public Auction 11

    ite sultans of Egypt 1 1 Moghul Tartar dynasty of Persia 12 Timur or Tamerlan 13 Khans of Kapchak 14 With mixed symbols Christian Mahometan 15 Norman kings of Sicily 16 Kings of Georgia 17 Khalifs of Spain 18 Morabetrn dynasty of Africa Spain 19 Sherifs of Morocco Fez 20 Ottoman or Turkish 2 1 Khans of Krim or the Crimea Contents of the Second Part 1 Persian 2 Patan or Afghan sultans of Hindustan 3 Kings of the East 4 Patan sultans governors of Bengal 5 Moghul emperors of Hindustan 6 Tfpu Sultan of Mysore 7 Ancient Hindu 8 South of India 9 Nepal 10 Asam 11 Rangpur 12 Jaya nagam 13 Kuch Behar 14 Tiperah or Tripura 15 Jayanti pura 16 Manipura 17 Arrakan 18 Ava 1 9 Tavoy Tanaserim Mergui 20 Siam 2 1 Achin 22 Pulo


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    Public Auction 11

    ite sultans of Egypt 1 1 Moghul Tartar dynasty of Persia 12 Timur or Tamerlan 13 Khans of Kapchak 14 With mixed symbols Christian Mahometan 15 Norman kings of Sicily 16 Kings of Georgia 17 Khalifs of Spain 18 Morabetrn dynasty of Africa Spain 19 Sherifs of Morocco Fez 20 Ottoman or Turkish 2 1 Khans of Krim or the Crimea Contents of the Second Part 1 Persian 2 Patan or Afghan sultans of Hindustan 3 Kings of the East 4 Patan sultans governors of Bengal 5 Moghul emperors of Hindustan 6 Tfpu Sultan of Mysore 7 Ancient Hindu 8 South of India 9 Nepal 10 Asam 11 Rangpur 12 Jaya nagam 13 Kuch Behar 14 Tiperah or Tripura 15 Jayanti pura 16 Manipura 17 Arrakan 18 Ava 1 9 Tavoy Tanaserim Mergui 20 Siam 2 1 Achin 22 Pulo


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    Coins of the Islamic World

    AV Mohurs 3 as above 10 96 10 95 10 91 grams 3 pieces 700 900 258 Shahjahan AV Mohurs 3 a second trio as above 10 95 2 10 94 grams 3 pieces 700 900 259 Shahjahan AV Mohurs 4 as above one with very small light stain All 10 96 grams 4 pieces 850 1000 MYSORE Lot No 260 260 Tipu Sultan AH 1197 1202 1782 1787 AD Maulu di Era 1215 1227 1787 1799 AD AV Pagoda Patan AH 1200 3 42 grams KM 129 About As Struck 80 100 261 Tipu Sultan AV Pagoda Patan AM 1221 3 39 grams KM 129a Choice Uncirculated 1793 90 110 THE NAWABS OF AWADH 262 Ghazi al Din AH 1234 1243 1819 1827 AD AV Ashrafi Dar al Amaret Lakhnau AH 1234 KM 170 1 10 85 grams Extremely Fine 250 280 HYDERABAD Lot No 263 263 Mir Usman Ali Khan AH 1329 1368 1911 1948 AD AV Ash


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    The August 2015 Hong Kong Auction, Coins and Paper Money

    Stack s Bowers and Ponterio The August 2015 Hong Kong Auction NEPAL 54730 Kingdom of Patan Mohar NS829 ca 1709 Mahindra Malla NS829 835 1709 15 KM 370 YZ 587 Slight uneven strike with original surfaces throughout Subdued glow with tone on the highest points PCGS MS 63 200 300 54730 1709 1 Mohar ffiflifizES fTSPF PSS PCGS MS 63 200 300 54731 Kingdom of Patan Mohar NS882 ca 1762 Ranajit Malla NS882 883 1762 63 KM 427 YZ Unlisted Lightly circulated w


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    Mail bid auction : worldwide coinage & medals ... [12/19/1983]

    1623 1624 1625 1626 1627 1628 1629 NEPAL BHATGAON KM87 Mohar NJ 816 ABT VF NEPAL KATHMANDU KM261 Mohar NS 873 VF EF Scarce NEPAL Patan KM375 Mohar NS 835 VF NEPAL PATAN JAYA MAHINORA SIMHA KM377 Mohar NS 837 VF NEPAL SHAH DYNASTY PRITHVI VIRA V KRAMA 1 8 81 1 911 AD SILVER COINAGE Y15 1 KM651 Mohar SE1822 1900 VF EF NEPAL SHAH DYNASTY TRIVHUVANA VIRA VIKRAMA 19 11 1 9 50 AD SILVER COINAGE Y35 KM695 2 Mohars VS 1 9 8 5 1 92 8 EF Y35 KM695 2 Mohars VS 1 9 86 19


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Medals, Orders and Decorations

    ulated 500 600 532 1 2 Ashrafi AH 1354 regnal year 25 Types similar to above Y 56 2 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated 250 300 533 KUTCH Pragmalji II 1860 1875 25 Kori VS 1862 1920 A D Persian legends Rv Devanagari legends open crescent above Y 17 2 date not listed in KM for type Well struck Extremely Fine 250 300 534 MYSORE Tipu Sultan AH 1197 1202 1782 1787 A D Pagoda Patan AH 1201 regnal year 5 Persian Ha mintname and regnal year 5 in granulated field within circle Rv Royal protocol KM Choice Uncirculated 300 350 535 Pagoda Patan Mauludi Era 1221 1793 Legends both sides KM 129a Choice Uncirculated 300 350 Lot No 536 536 REWA Gulah Singh 1918 1946 1 2 Mohur VS 1975 1918 For the Raja s accession Arms supported by lions Rv Devanagari l


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals, Tokens, Orders and Decorations

    ai Singh III AH 1235 1251 1819 1835 A D Mohur AH 123 6 year 16 In the name of Muhammad Akbar II Rv Jhar to r of year 10 86 grams KM 77 Good Very Fine 175 225 Lot No 428 428 Tukoji Rao II AH 1261 1304 1844 1886 Mohur 12 72 year 18 7 Types similar to above more orna ments in fields 10 90 grams KM 102 Extremely Fine 200 250 429 MYSORE Tipu Sultan 1787 1799 Fanams 12 Patan mint AH 1198 1200 AM 1216 1217 1218 2 1219 3 Kalikut AH 1200 AM 1215 Farrukhi AM 1217 KM 128 1 78 58 Extremely Fine 12 pieces 125 175 430 Fanams 12 Patan AM 1216 2 1217 1218 3 1219 3 Kalikut AM 1215 Farrukhi AM 1216 1217 KM 128 1 78 58 Extremely Fine 12 pieces 125 175 431 IRAN Muzaffar al Din Shah AH 1313 1324 1896 1907 5 000 Dinar 1 2 Toman


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    Public Auction 11

    ite sultans of Egypt 1 1 Moghul Tartar dynasty of Persia 12 Timur or Tamerlan 13 Khans of Kapchak 14 With mixed symbols Christian Mahometan 15 Norman kings of Sicily 16 Kings of Georgia 17 Khalifs of Spain 18 Morabetrn dynasty of Africa Spain 19 Sherifs of Morocco Fez 20 Ottoman or Turkish 2 1 Khans of Krim or the Crimea Contents of the Second Part 1 Persian 2 Patan or Afghan sultans of Hindustan 3 Kings of the East 4 Patan sultans governors of Bengal 5 Moghul emperors of Hindustan 6 Tfpu Sultan of Mysore 7 Ancient Hindu 8 South of India 9 Nepal 10 Asam 11 Rangpur 12 Jaya nagam 13 Kuch Behar 14 Tiperah or Tripura 15 Jayanti pura 16 Manipura 17 Arrakan 18 Ava 1 9 Tavoy Tanaserim Mergui 20 Siam 2 1 Achin 22 Pulo


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    Coins of the Islamic World

    AV Mohurs 3 as above 10 96 10 95 10 91 grams 3 pieces 700 900 258 Shahjahan AV Mohurs 3 a second trio as above 10 95 2 10 94 grams 3 pieces 700 900 259 Shahjahan AV Mohurs 4 as above one with very small light stain All 10 96 grams 4 pieces 850 1000 MYSORE Lot No 260 260 Tipu Sultan AH 1197 1202 1782 1787 AD Maulu di Era 1215 1227 1787 1799 AD AV Pagoda Patan AH 1200 3 42 grams KM 129 About As Struck 80 100 261 Tipu Sultan AV Pagoda Patan AM 1221 3 39 grams KM 129a Choice Uncirculated 1793 90 110 THE NAWABS OF AWADH 262 Ghazi al Din AH 1234 1243 1819 1827 AD AV Ashrafi Dar al Amaret Lakhnau AH 1234 KM 170 1 10 85 grams Extremely Fine 250 280 HYDERABAD Lot No 263 263 Mir Usman Ali Khan AH 1329 1368 1911 1948 AD AV Ash


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    The August 2015 Hong Kong Auction, Coins and Paper Money

    Stack s Bowers and Ponterio The August 2015 Hong Kong Auction NEPAL 54730 Kingdom of Patan Mohar NS829 ca 1709 Mahindra Malla NS829 835 1709 15 KM 370 YZ 587 Slight uneven strike with original surfaces throughout Subdued glow with tone on the highest points PCGS MS 63 200 300 54730 1709 1 Mohar ffiflifizES fTSPF PSS PCGS MS 63 200 300 54731 Kingdom of Patan Mohar NS882 ca 1762 Ranajit Malla NS882 883 1762 63 KM 427 YZ Unlisted Lightly circulated w


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    Mail bid auction : worldwide coinage & medals ... [12/19/1983]

    1623 1624 1625 1626 1627 1628 1629 NEPAL BHATGAON KM87 Mohar NJ 816 ABT VF NEPAL KATHMANDU KM261 Mohar NS 873 VF EF Scarce NEPAL Patan KM375 Mohar NS 835 VF NEPAL PATAN JAYA MAHINORA SIMHA KM377 Mohar NS 837 VF NEPAL SHAH DYNASTY PRITHVI VIRA V KRAMA 1 8 81 1 911 AD SILVER COINAGE Y15 1 KM651 Mohar SE1822 1900 VF EF NEPAL SHAH DYNASTY TRIVHUVANA VIRA VIKRAMA 19 11 1 9 50 AD SILVER COINAGE Y35 KM695 2 Mohars VS 1 9 8 5 1 92 8 EF Y35 KM695 2 Mohars VS 1 9 86 19


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Medals, Orders and Decorations

    ulated 500 600 532 1 2 Ashrafi AH 1354 regnal year 25 Types similar to above Y 56 2 Choice Brilliant Uncirculated 250 300 533 KUTCH Pragmalji II 1860 1875 25 Kori VS 1862 1920 A D Persian legends Rv Devanagari legends open crescent above Y 17 2 date not listed in KM for type Well struck Extremely Fine 250 300 534 MYSORE Tipu Sultan AH 1197 1202 1782 1787 A D Pagoda Patan AH 1201 regnal year 5 Persian Ha mintname and regnal year 5 in granulated field within circle Rv Royal protocol KM Choice Uncirculated 300 350 535 Pagoda Patan Mauludi Era 1221 1793 Legends both sides KM 129a Choice Uncirculated 300 350 Lot No 536 536 REWA Gulah Singh 1918 1946 1 2 Mohur VS 1975 1918 For the Raja s accession Arms supported by lions Rv Devanagari l


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals, Tokens, Orders and Decorations

    ai Singh III AH 1235 1251 1819 1835 A D Mohur AH 123 6 year 16 In the name of Muhammad Akbar II Rv Jhar to r of year 10 86 grams KM 77 Good Very Fine 175 225 Lot No 428 428 Tukoji Rao II AH 1261 1304 1844 1886 Mohur 12 72 year 18 7 Types similar to above more orna ments in fields 10 90 grams KM 102 Extremely Fine 200 250 429 MYSORE Tipu Sultan 1787 1799 Fanams 12 Patan mint AH 1198 1200 AM 1216 1217 1218 2 1219 3 Kalikut AH 1200 AM 1215 Farrukhi AM 1217 KM 128 1 78 58 Extremely Fine 12 pieces 125 175 430 Fanams 12 Patan AM 1216 2 1217 1218 3 1219 3 Kalikut AM 1215 Farrukhi AM 1216 1217 KM 128 1 78 58 Extremely Fine 12 pieces 125 175 431 IRAN Muzaffar al Din Shah AH 1313 1324 1896 1907 5 000 Dinar 1 2 Toman


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    The Bankers Magazine [vol. 45]

    /1891

    ng company called the Faridpur Loan Office which is believed to be the first of its kind in Bengal In Farakhabad the Zamindars still retain the exclusive power of making cash advances and retain a firm hold over the indebted peasantry In Gujrat there are several native banking houses of very high standing who finance to a large extent the produce of that very fertile district In Jhalra Patan in Jhalawar the native bankers are the chief media for the transfer of revenue from the cultivators to the Rana the theory that the state is the lord of the soil being carried out in Jhalawar The chief bankers live at Jhalra Patan Murshidabad is the chief center of trade in this district and although the great banking house of Jagat Seth has long fallen into decay still the Jain merchan


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 25, No.4

    4/1/1990

    tal importance towards understanding the nature of its trade But the intricacy of the subject and the variety of circumstances requisite in forming a just notion of it oblige me at present to mention it only briefly There are no mints in Tibet Pay ments are made in talents of China and Tatary in small bulses sic for purses of gold dust or in the coin of the former rajah of Kathmandu and Patan which is the established specie of the kingdom 1 The circulation of their rupees which were of a base standard proved very beneficial to these chiefs and Gorkha as soon as he had firmly established his authority in Nepal endeavoured to introduce his coin into Tibet For this purpose he sent a deputation to Lhasa with a large sum of rupees struck in his name and desired the sanction of


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 36, No.4

    4/1/2001

    silver punch marked karshapana of Kosala in Northern India shown in Fig 8 dating from about 400 BC 9 The hexagram is accompanied by various other symbols one of which is a turtle The hexagram also features as one of the symbols on some of the Magadha Maurya karshapana series of north east India dating from about 350 250 BC 10 Much later in the 17th and 18th centuries AD the kingdom of Patan Nepal yields more examples of numismatic hexagrams 11 From the southern Hindu Indian state of Travancore comes the small bronze cash shown IVi times actual size in Fig 9 This odd little coin struck under Rama Varma VI in AD 1885 95 has on its obverse a hexagram with a pellet in its centre in which respect it is reminiscent of its Moroccan counterpart in Fig 7 and oddly enough of t


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 36, No.8

    8/1/2001

    u like a multi purpose meditative tool they have no fixed meaning you can literally find your own truth in them One wonders if this facility even at a subconscious level has contributed to the popularity of geometrical symbolism in western mysticism also Readers may recall that back in Part I of this essay I wondered whether the hexagram found on some coins of 1 7th and 18th century Patan eg Fig 7 14a were purely decorative or whether they had religious significance If one looks at Fig 7 against the backdrop of coins like those shown in Figs 8 9 14b one does start to see a yantra like layout even the border on the reverse of Fig 7 looks like the square surround of the yantras in Fig 6 plus the coins of Patan are peppered with religious symbols both Hindu and Bu


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 15, No.10

    10/1/1981

    fit from the alloy In about 1590 Nepal succeeded in securing extra territorial rights for traders and artisans from Nepal to reside in Lhasa C11D and these trad ers were able to direct much of the bulk trade through Nepal in prefer ence to Cooch Behar which had no local presence and from then on the power of Cooch Behar waned At this time Nepal was divided into three kingdoms of Kathmandu Patan and Bhatgaon all ruled by Newar kings of the Malla dynasty It was Kathmandu which was the most powerful of the three around 1600 since it controlled not only the trade route to Tibet but also the route to India as the King of Kathmandu Shiva Sim ha also happened to be King of Patan It was soon after 1560 that Ma hendra Malla 1560 74 of Kathmandu first struck silver coins of Nepal C12


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 17, No.1

    1/1/1983

    MALLA COINS THAT NEVER WERE by K Gabvisch Mannheim NI 1330 B N Shvestha Kathmandu During the XVI to XVIII centuries the central part of Nepal the Kath mandu valley was occupied by three kingdoms ruled by Newar Kings of the Malla dynasty These kingdoms named after their principalities Kathmandu Patan and Bhadgaon had issued silver coins since 1640 com plying with a common standard of 5 4 gm the so called Mohar standard These coins play an important part in the numismatic history of Tibet We now know about 220 different types and many more varieties of these Malla coins many of them very rare issues Unfortunately the Malla coinage was forged too The following pages illustrate fradu


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 17, No.5

    5/1/1983

    Arabic Letter English Letter Mauludi Date A D Date A 1224 1796 B 1225 1797 1 T 1226 1798 J TH 1227 1799 Mysore Paisa Copper Patan Mint Mysore 1 2 Paisa Copper Patan Similar to KM 123 5 Date 2221 Mint KM 122 6 Arabic Letter Date Backward NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES JAPANESE OCCUPATION During the years 1942 and 1943 the Japanese minted a one and a ten sen dated 2603 and 2604 in the Japanese calendar These coins were not issued and are very scarce today A five sen piece has been discovered and is possibly unique Convert


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 18, No.4

    4/1/1984

    for the reverse The bulk of the fanams year after year old and new dating were struck at Patan although he used other mints His pagodas are three types The Nagar one retained the initial mint name and regnal year a second type omits the mint name by the initial The third more common type is the same as the 2 and 4 Nagar Mint Initial Type Islamic Legends Type Tipu Pagodas the new name of the coin i e it is no longer called a pagoda with the date and mint name The majority were


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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 18, No.4

    4/1/1984

    Tipu 2 Rupees Patan only the last named striking the 2 Rupees and the small frac tional pieces Stephen Album considers the 1 2 Rupee to be the rarest issue In view of the small weights of the regular earlier gold and silver one might have expected more of the smaller silver pieces Sometimes I wonder what trading and shopping in Mysore must have been like in Tipu s time with the so totally different and large c


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    Coins of the orient [07/16/1885]

    on rev Fine 19 Akhter Same type as last Varieties Good to uncir 14 to 17 3 pcs Zahrah 1793 Elephant r his trunk bent down ward tail uplifted characters and date above and inscr on rev Uncir 25 F 3652 Maschtari 1794 Elephant r very long proboscis swung high characters and sm flag with sun between four tongues of flames above the date to 1 Usual inscription denoting Patan as place of mintage on rev Fine 31 F 3657 Masehrabi 1797 Elephant r proboscis and tail bent downward square flag with characters and four tongues of flames above Patan in Rude uncir 33 F 3668 Zahrah 1797 Elephant r proboscis and tail bent downward character above inscription and date nil rev Uncir 25 F 3670 Akhter 1797 and 98 Varieties Same type as last Fine 1


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