INDIA, BENGAL SULTANATE, Chittagong Trade Coinage: Silver tanka naming Ghiyath al-Din Bahadur. RARE!

World Coins - INDIA, BENGAL SULTANATE, Chittagong Trade Coinage: Silver tanka naming Ghiyath al-Din Bahadur. RARE!
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Obverse Legend: bahadur shah sultan bin muhammad shah sultan khallada allah mulkahu wa sultanahu, date: (9)59
Reverse Legend: Shahada and al-sultan bin al-sultan
Date AH 959 (= 1551-52)
Weight 9.88 gm.
Diameter 23 mm.
Die axis 2 o'clock
Reference GG B1010, MLW 282
Comments This coin belongs to a rare series of coins of lower weight that circulated in the Chittagong region to facilitate trade. Goron and Goenka classify this type as RR. Note the interesting flower shroff mark at the top of the reverse. A RARE coin!
Price SKU: M2669.1
US$ 245.00
  • € 206.00
  • £ 176.25
  • AUD 325.83
  • CHF 225.40
  • CAD 303.33

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