Silver coin.(obverse) Small leaf.
(reverse) Small flower beside date and punch dagger.
- 1785 (VS 1842)
- Minted in: Amritsar
- (Asia,South Asia,India,Punjab,Amritsar)
- Found/Acquired: Punjab
- (Asia,South Asia,India,Punjab)
- Weight: 10.9 grammes
- Diameter: 20 millimetres
Inscription Contentسری امرتسر ضرب
سمبت مانوس میمنت جلوس
Inscription TransliterationSri Amritsar zarb sambat manus maimanat julus.
Inscription TranslationStruck at the illustrious Amritsar in the samvat year of the prosperous human reign.
Inscription Contentدیگ تیغ و فتح نصرت بیدرنگ
یافت از نانک گورگوبند سنگ
Inscription TransliterationDeg tegh o fath nusrat bedrang
Yaft az Nanak Gur Gobind Singh
Inscription TranslationAbundance, power and victory (and) assistance without delay are the gift of Nanak (and) Guru Gobind Singh.
Inscription CommentGobind shahi couplet
8 March 2012
Reason for treatment
Light tarnish removal.
The coin is in good condition. It has tarnished on both surfaces.
Surface tarnishing was lightly buffed/cleaned by polishing with Goddard's long term silver cloth (comp. unknown). The remaining residues were removed with White Spirit (composition variable - petroleum distillate) and Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone). The aim was to create a contrast and make the inscriptions and the representations easily readable by the visitors.
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Object reference number: COC192995
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