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    Coinage Sikh Religious Coin Of Sat Kartar Dating Back To 1804

    Dear Group Members Please note that members should not confuse the above image with coins of the Sikh Empire. These are in fact Sikh tokens, they were produced in metals of brass, silver and gold. Regards Parminder SIKH COINS GROUP Understanding...
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    Coinage Sikh Tokens

    Many thanks for your message. There is no comprehensive information explaining what Sikh tokens were used for. However Hans Herrli Ji writes in his book "The Coins of the Sikhs" first edition page 238. (The token bears a date VS1804 = AD1745) "In 1745AD Ahmad Shah Durrani invaded the Punjab for...
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    Coinage Sikh Tokens

    Dear Group Members Please note that members should not confuse the above image with coins of the Sikh Empire. These are Sikh tokens and the link in the earlier message will enable you to view many other variety of tokens with Sikh images. Regards Parminder SIKH COINS GROUP...
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    Coinage Sikh Tokens

    . SIKH TOKENS The above named album in the Sikh Coins Group contains scans of a wide variety of Sikh tokens. Anyone who wishes to learn more about Sikh tokens can click on the link below. The album contains over forty scans of Sikh tokens in metals of brass, silver and gold...
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    Coinage Different Leaf Marks

    The link below for the album "Different Leaf Marks" in the Sikh Coins Group (SCG) can be accessed by a simple click. However to ensure that you are able to enter the SCG on yahoo and able to access all the images of coin scans it is advisable to do so using a yahoo ID. Link for Different Leaf...
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    Coinage Different Leaf Marks

    DIFFERENT LEAF MARKS The leaf mark is one of the main distingtive marks on the coins of the Sikh Empire. The mark has been used in many different forms and the above album in the Sikh Coins Group (SCG) captures some of the different designs used by the various die cutters. The coin scans...
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    Coinage Facebook & Sikh Coins Group

    Dear spnadmin thank you for your comment. However I seem to have duplicated this (Facebook & sikh coins group) in lower case. Could you please remove the title which has "sikh coins group" written in lower case. Rgds Parminder SIKH COINS GROUP Understanding history, culture and heritage...
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    Coinage Facebook & Sikh Coins Group

    Dear SPN Members I have received a number of private messages in relation to coins people have, some of which are actualy coins of the Sikh Empire. To allow members to contact like minded people directly who may be able to help and assit more quickly, I have set up a Sikh Coins Group on...
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    Coinage Sikh Copper Coins

    COPPER COINS The above named album in the Sikh Coins Group contains scans of a good selection of Sikh Copper coins. Copper coins were the normal trading coins of the people of Punjab and open the door into the money used in general circulation. The Scans of copper coins of Amritsar, Multan...
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    Coinage Sikh Coins Group

    Dear Narayanjot Kaur Ji, Thank you for your message below. I am pleased to hear that you collect stamps, I also began collecting stamps (philatelic) at the same time as coins (Numismatic). However the stamps took second place when I began to collect coins of the Sikh Empire. It is a sad...
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    Coinage Ber Tree Leaf Mark

    BER TREE LEAF MARK The above named album in the Sikh Coins Group (SCG) on Yahoo has been marked “Under discussion pending concrete evidence”. The album contains scans of Morashahi (TOP) and Arsiwala (BOTTOM) silver rupees for the mint city of Amritsar. SPN members will not find a larger number...
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    Coinage AMRITSAR Versus ANANDGHAR

    AMRITSAR Versus ANANDGHAR The above album in the Sikh Coins Group contains scans of Sikh silver rupees of Amritsar Mint (top) together with the parallel series coins of Anandghar Mint (bottom). Some of the best examples of these type of coins, are in this album. A must for anyone wishing to...
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    Coinage Sikh Coins Group

    Dear Narayanjot Kaur Ji, thank you for your positive words in relation to the numismatic faculty. I have been collecting coins for about 35 years mainly British coins and found this a good way of learning about history of a particular nation through coins. However about 20 years ago I felt...
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    Coinage Sikh Coins Group

    This is a copy of a message posted on the SIKH COINS GROUP (SCG) 11/04/10 Dear Group Members RE: SIKH PHILOSOPHY NETWORK Gurprit Ji and I, have been requested to post the activities and work of the Sikh Coin Group on the pages of the above group. I would like to thank the Group Leaders...
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    Coinage Khalsa Coins Of Amritsar Mint

    AMRITSAR The above named album in the Sikh Coins Group contains silver rupees of the Amritsar mint starting with coin of VS1832 right up to VS1840 with obverse and reverse images. Members will see a good selection of the two versions of the early coins of the Amritsar mint, which is one of the...
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