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Lot 2179    Session 9 (4.30pm Wednesday 21st November)    World Silver & Bronze Coins (A - M)

Estimate $200
SOLD $200

AFGHANISTAN, Baluchistan, Kalat, Mahmud Khan, [The Khans of Baluchistan], (A.H. 1284-1296, A.D. 1867-1868), in the name of Mahmud Khan Durrani, copper falus, both on rough cut octagonal type flans, undated, (M.2254-5, World of Islam). Very fine and scarce. (15)

Ex Dr V.J.A.Flynn Collection and previously from A.H.Baldwin & Sons, London.

Kalat is a state located in Baluchistan. This the Khanate of Kalat had once been a feudatory of Kabul but became independent after Panipat. In 1839 Kalat was taken by the British and in 1854 a formal treaty was executed. From that time Kalat issued these crude octagonal copper falus for local use. The mint was closed in 1893 when Khudadad Khan was deposed for misrule.

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