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Coinage Sikh Copper Coins

Discussion in 'History of Sikhism' started by Sikh Collector, May 1, 2010.

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    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 and Peshawar can be found in the album, many in fantastic condition with variety of mint marks relating to holy symbols. All the scans have been donated to the Sikh Coins Group by the members anonymously. The TOP coin image has a Nishan Sahib on it and the image on the BOTTOM shows the word NANAK in full. It is important to note that copper paisa of Amritsar were the very few coins to have Gurmukhi text on them, where as the coins of the rest of the Punjab had Farsi/Persian text. Here is the link for this album:- http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SikhCo...66531/pic/list

    For more interaction about the coins of the Sikh Empire, please join the Sikh Coins Group by clicking the link: SikhCoins : Coins of the Sikhs Although people do not need to join the Sikh Coins Group to read its messages it is advisable to join using a Yahoo ID for access to other sections of the group e.g. Photo Section.

    Rgds Parminder
    SIKH COINS GROUP
    Understanding history, culture and heritage through numismatics.
     
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