Monday, March 23, 2015

Delhi Sultanate - Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq (AH720-725) Gold Tanka

Sultanate - Delhi - Jats - Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq (AH720-725 / 1320-1325AD)
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Obverse (field)
al-sultan al-ghazi
the sultan, the slayer of infedels
ghiyath al-dunya wa'l din
supporter of the world and the faith (laqab or epithet)
abu'l muzaffar
father of the victorious one (kunya)












Reverse (field)
tughluq shah 
tughluq shah
al-sultan nasir
the sultan defender
amir al-mu’minin
commander of the faithful

Reverse (marginal segments)










Delhi Sultanate - Nasir al-Din Mahmud (AH644-664)

Sultanate - Delhi - Turks - Nasir al-Din Mahmud (AH644-664 / 1246-1266AD)
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Obverse (field)
al-sultan al-a'zam
the supreme sultan
nasir al-dunya wa'l din
defender of the world and the faith (laqab or epithet)
abu'l muzaffar mahmud
father of the victorious one (kunya), mahmud
ibn al-sultan
son of the sultan (pedigree)

Obverse (marginal segments)








Reverse (field)
fi ‘ahd al-imam
in the time of the imam
al-musta’sim amir
al-musta’sim, commander
al-mu’minin
of the faithful

Reverse (marginal segments)










Monday, January 12, 2015

Delhi Sultanate - Sher Shah Suri (AH949)

Sultanate - Delhi - Suri Dynasty (Afghans) - Sher Shah Suri (AH946-952 / 1539-1545AD)
Year: AH949
Mint: ?
Weight:?
Reference: Poole# ?


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Obverse (marginal segments)


Reverse (field)


Reverse (marginal segments)



Official Title:
Farid al-Din Sher Shah ibn Miyan Hasan Sur