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Quarter rupee: CM.147-1957

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Ruler: Shah Shuja‘ al-Mulk (1801, 1803-09, 1839-42)
Mint: Ahmadshahi
Mint: Qandhar




History note: Ex-Thorburn coll. 1957

Measurements and weight

Die Axis: 20 degrees
Image(height): 13 mm
Image(width): 13 mm
Weight: 2.38 g

Place(s) associated

  • Ahmadshahi
  • Qandahar

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought by Duplicate Objects and Donations Fund


Inferred 1839 CE - Inferred 1840 CE


Period between second and third reigns AH 1224-54

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.147-1957
Primary reference Number: 107603
Catalogue: 2097
Ordering: IS-2062
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 26 July 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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