Rare Indian tiny gold 1/4 fanam, Southern India, 14th-16th centuries

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Uncertain design / Uncertain design of lines and semi-circles. These are probably the tiniest gold coins ever minted for general circulation. Rare. Tiny coin, 2mm, 0.06 grams. MNIS -; Herrlli-.

These come from Southern Indian and are often attributed to Vijayanagar, but the exact provenance of these coins is unknown. The coins are usually crudely struck with a "cross" or "leaf" design on one side and an uncertain crude design on another.