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A Collection of Hameed Akhtar Siddiqui

Home | Coin Gallery| Princely States of India               |  Awadh State
   
  BIRJIS QADRA,  1273 -- 1274 AH / 1857 -- 1858 AD                                ( Nawab-Wazir during the Indian Mutiny )

 

 

 

Type: 

A.

Suba  Awadh.  ( Fictitious dating in imitation of coinage before AH 1234/ 1819 AD ). Identifiable only by style and mint name, 'Awadh' at top and 'Suba' at the bottom of the reverse. dated only AH 1229/R.Y. 26.   

 

Denomination   Rupee Date:   1229 Mint:   Suba Awadh
 
Type /Var. A / 1   Rarity:  very rare
Era: AH   Regnal Year 26
Weight:     Approx.   AD Date:  1857 
Dimensions: 24 mm   Material:  Copper
Catalog  Ref. No:    
Siddiqui's Coin no AR 322

Obverse

Reverse

Sikka zad bar hift kishwar saya fazle Ilah          Hami-e-din Mohammad Shah Alam Badshah   

date 1229 above kishwar. 

Julus maimanat manus sana 26 Zarb Suba Awadh     

flag (like 4 of  English) within 'seen' of Julus. a fish (mint mark of Awadh) above 'be' of 'zarb'.

Comments: 

 

Denomination   Fulus Date:   12xx Mint:  Suba Awadh Daru-s-saltanat   Lucknow
 
Type /Var. A/2   Rarity:  Scarce
Era: AH   Regnal Year  
Weight:     Approx.   AD Date:  1857 
Dimensions: 19 mm   Material:  Copper
Catalog  Ref. No:  
Siddiqui's Coin no AR 306

Obverse

Reverse

Portion of couplet:

Sikka [zad bar] hift kishwar [saya] fazle Ilah       Hami-e-din [Mohammad Shah Alam Badshah]   

date 1229 above kishwar 

Portion of inscription: 

Julus [maimanat] manus sana 26 [Zarb] Suba [Awadh]     

flag (like 4 of English) within 'seen' of Julus. a fish above sikka.

Comments:        

 

Ghazi-ud-din Haider         Naseer-ud-din Haider     Muhammad Ali Shah     Amjad Ali Shah                   Wajid Ali Shah              Birjis Qadra  

H A Siddiqui