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Monday, August 10, 2015

Ancient Coin Review 73 : Bendahara Sewa Raja Tun Ali Quarter Tampang 1264 AH ( Sultanate Pahang)

This is a another rare tampang coin from Bendahara Sewa Raja Tun Ali . He reigned Pahang from 1806 - 1857 CE
This coin was struck in 1264 AH ( 1847 CE) and is the earliest date recorded for this value

Similar Tampang can be found in below link
Pahang Tampang
Quarter Tampang Pahang

Obv : Floral Design
Rev: Saraf fi Pg sanat 1264
Weight : 52 gm
Dim : 44 x 45 x 18mm
Date : 1264 AH ( 1847 CE)
Rarity : RRR
Denom : 1/4 tampang = 1/100 Dollar           
Material : Tin
Reference : SS6  pg 138 ( The Encyclopedia of the Coins)
Purchase Price : RM