Two Issues from the First Sikh Occupation of Multan
INDIA, Independent States. Sikhs (Misls). temp. Ghanda Singh Dhillon.
|CNG 90, Lot: 2271. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
VS 1831-1833 / AD 1774-1776. AR Rupee (22mm, 11.38 g, 8h). Multan mint. Dated VS 1836 (AD 1779). Herrli Gobindshahi couplet Ib / Mint and date formula; VS date and floral symbol across field. Wiggins & Goron Type I; Herrli 11.01.04; KM 83. Good VF, toned, small shroff marks on obverse and reverse. Rare.
From the Gurdwara Collection. Ex Ken Wiggins Collection (Baldwin’s 25, 8 May 2001), lot 449 (part of).