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Help identifying Cochin Gold Fanam ?

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Buksir
Joined: 20-Jan-2019
Posts: 40
This looks to me like a Indian State ( Cochin ) Gold Fanam, but I seem to have trouble matching the exact coin.
Gold, diameter 8-9mm (uneven ) . Weight around 0.4g .



Any help greatly apreciated ! Thanks !
alamir
Joined: 29-Jan-2013
Posts: 885
I would say, you have this coin:
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces22189.html
Buksir
Joined: 20-Jan-2019
Posts: 40
Quote: "alamir"​I would say, you have this coin:
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces22189.html
​That was my first thought,but on this one on the left of the "U" there is simply a solid dot, while mine has some kind of more complex design. Also on the same side under the "U" mine has just 4 dots in a row on the top, not 5 + 3 above.
alamir
Joined: 29-Jan-2013
Posts: 885
hm..
on this coin seems the structure to be on the other side.
https://www.zeno.ru/showphoto.php?photo=120382

But maybe this coin could be yours:
https://www.zeno.ru/showphoto.php?photo=54735
Buksir
Joined: 20-Jan-2019
Posts: 40
Quote: "alamir"​hm..
​on this coin seems the structure to be on the other side.
https://www.zeno.ru/showphoto.php?photo=120382

​But maybe this coin could be yours:
https://www.zeno.ru/showphoto.php?photo=54735
This seems to be the one ( I think the last link you had is the same , but the attribution is different ) :

https://www.vcoins.com/en/stores/numiscorner/239/product/coin_indiaprincely_states_cochin_fanam_17951850__gold_km10/1154596/Default.aspx

The attribution is
INDIA-PRINCELY STATES, COCHIN, FANAM, 1795-1850, , GOLD, KM:10

The picture in KM cuts off most details .

Numista has a significantly different picture for the same coin (the one alamir mentioned in his first response). Would anyone with experience in Indian coins know which one is correct ?
PetrusAscanus
Joined: 22-Nov-2014
Posts: 5642
as the Numista page says: "Hand made so small variations exist within the pattern."
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