INDIA, DELHI SULTANATE, Sher Shah Suri (1538-45) Silver rupee, mintless type, AH 948. CHOICE!


Price: US$ 50.00 € 47.44
£ 40.74
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Obverse Legend, including name in Nagari and date (948)
Reverse Legend
Date AH 948 ( = 1541-42 CE)
Weight 11.30 gm.
Diameter 27 mm.
Die axis 8 o'clock
Reference Rajgor 1692, Goron-Goenka D819
Comments Sher Shah was a brilliant general and also a brilliant administrator. He drove the Mughal emperor Humayun from India and re-established the Delhi Sultanate. Among his many civil reforms was the introduction of the rupee, which continues as the Indian monetary unit to this day. This coin has an elegant style.
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