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Superb! Rare Kali gold fanam with a crescent, Dutch Indian local issue, 18th century AD, Southern India (Herrli 3.11.03)

Superb! Rare Kali gold fanam with a crescent, Dutch Indian local issue, 18th century AD, Southern India (Herrli 3.11.03)

The common Kali stylized motiff / Very stylized inscriptions. 5mm, 0.31 grams. Scarce. Herrli 3.11.03 (rare variety with a crescent in the right field on obverse).

The gold on these coins is fairly debased, around 12 karats. This type combines the elements of the common Kali fanams, as well as Dutch Indian VOC and EIC fanams. It is probably a Dutch Indian issues produced as a secondary mint.

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