INDIA, BENGAL SULTANATE, Jalal al-Din Fath (1481-86) Silver tanka, Dar al-Darb, B615. SCARCE!

World Coins -  INDIA, BENGAL SULTANATE, Jalal al-Din Fath (1481-86) Silver tanka, Dar al-Darb, B615. SCARCE!
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Obverse Legend: al-sultan ibn al-sultan jalal al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar, solar countermarks (bankers' marks?)
Reverse Legend, continued from obverse: fath shah al-sultan ibn mahmud shah al-sultan, marginal legend with mint Dar al-Darb, AH date not readable
Date known coin is dated AH 890 (= 1485-86)
Weight 10.62 gm.
Diameter 26 mm.
Die axis 4 o'clock
Reference GG B615, Raj 411
Comments A scarce type with very interesting countermarks on the obverse, not at all like the usual chop or test marks we see on Bengal Sultanate coins. Might they be something other than bankers' marks?
Price SKU: MH04.02
US$ 75.00
  • € 75.64
  • £ 66.07
  • AUD 116.34
  • CHF 73.80
  • CAD 102.07

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