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This is a blog of my personal collections. The purpose of this blog is to educate myself and public in regards to antiquities especially related to religion and calligraphy. I welcome everyone to input their feedback in this blog which they think would be helpful. I do not watermark the photos in this blog so everyone is free to use them as long as they are not used for illegal and unethical reasons. I appreciate if you could notify me if you plan to use any of the photos here. Enjoy browsing!!

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Ancient Coin Review 37 : Sultan Aladin Bin Ali ( Aceh Sultanate 1537 - 1571 CE)

This is a gold kupang coin from Sultan Aladin era. Sultan Aladin ascended the Achenese throne after dethroning his brother Sultan Salahadin in 1537CE. During his rule, he launched a numerous attacks against Malacca but unsuccessful.

Obv: As Sultan Al Adil
Rev: Aladin bin Ali Malik AtTahir
Weight : 0.60 gm
Dim : 12mm
Date : 1537 - 1571 CE
Rarity :
Denom : Kupang
Material : Gold
Reference : A 6c pg 164 ( Jaarboek Voor Munt-en Penningkunde)

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