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Coin Type: Holed silver eighth rupee of Hyderabad, Nasir ad-Daula (1829-1857 CE) in the name of Bahadur Shah.
Mint and Date: Aurangabad, AH 1256 (= 1839 CE), the only date recorded for this coin type.
Size and Weight: 12mm, 1.38g
Obverse: Legend, including sun mark.
Reverse: Legend and Aurangabad mintmark (curved dagger).
Provenance: Coin India (Vcoins), February 2008
Ref: KM C57
BW Ref: 002 036 122
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Note: According to KM, this coin was minted by a Bombay banker, Pestonji Meherji.
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