Advanced collection of India Jitals from the north-western region of the sub-continent, incl. present day Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan & India and covering several medieval dynasties. Jitals were the coins for daily use and derived from the Bull and horseman coins of the Shahis of Kabul and Gandhara and evolved into a wide range of different coin types made of billon, copper and lead. A large majority covering the the jital-coinage of the Kwarizimshahs. A rare opportunity to acquire such an advanced collection of this series, incl. several varieties, new types, etc. and which hardly ever is offered for sale. Except for a few, all with the original tickets with attribution to the book of Robert & Monica Tye, ‘JITALS’ (1995). Album with collection of ca. 244 coins, many rare to very rare, ranging from VG to gVF
Ancient India, AR Punch-marked karshapanas, 3rd cent. BC., miscellaneous lot of c.78 Mauryan AR karshapanas, 2 AE Videsha punch-marked coins (MAC.4347) & a Vatsa + Kosala AR pmc. Some new and unpublished varieties and mostly attributed according to Gupta-Hardaker - Lot of c. 82 pmc’s.
British India, Regal series: Rupees William IIII, Victoria and George V); fractional coins: East India Comp. AE ‘Eek Pai Sikka’; AR ½ rupee George IIII, 1835, Queen Victoria AR 2 annas 1841, 1862; same, AE ½ pice 1862; same, Victoria Empress 1887; same, AR ¼ rupee 1877, 1887, 1895, 1898; same, AR ½ rupee 1885 etc. - Lot of ca. 56 coins
Collection in album British East India Comp. ½ anna 1835, same, ¼ anna 1833, 1835 (6), 1858 (2); British India, Regal series: Victoria Empress, ¼ anna, various dates (18); George V, AE 1/12 anna, various dates (8); same, AE ¼ anna, various dates (119), lot of ca. 155 coins
Extensive collection of ca. 190 Iranian milled coins of 5 different rulers (Nasir al-Din Shah, Muzaffar al-Din Shah, Muhammed Ali Shah, Sultan Ahmad Shah & Reza Shah), mostly VF, some UNC in album, full description in lot
Iran, Anonymous Civic Copper of various mints, incl. Abu Shahr, Hamadan, Tabriz, Mashad, Qazvin (KM A35, but with elephant r.), Shahs' Coinage and Nasir al-Din Shah, AH1264-1313 post-reform machine struck coinage, various denominations; 5, 10 & 50 dinars (KM1138, 1139 & 1142); added: Handstruck silver (30), mostly AR kran of Nasir al-Din Shah and mahmudi’s and abassi’s, some pierced and hooked for use as jewelery. Interesting collection of 108 coins in album