INDIA, BENGAL SULTANATE, Jalal al-Din Muhammad, first reign (1415-16) Silver tanka, B309. SCARCE!

World Coins - INDIA, BENGAL SULTANATE, Jalal al-Din Muhammad, first reign (1415-16) Silver tanka, B309. SCARCE!
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Obverse Legend: al-sultan al-'adil jalal al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar muhammad shah al-sultan within scalloped circle
Reverse Legend: nasir amir al-mu'minin ghawth al-islam wa'l muslimin, within inversely scalloped circle, marginal legend with prophets' names and AH date?
Date c. AH 818-19 (= 1415-16)
Weight 10.46 gm.
Diameter 29-30 mm.
Die axis 3 o'clock
Reference GG B309, Raj ---
Comments Jalal al-Din Muhammad was the adopted name of Jadu, son of the Hindu usurper Raja Ganesh, who became a Muslim inorder to forestall an invasion by the Sultan of Jaunpur. Although the coins do not have a mint name, they are normally attributed to Sunargaon. The type is scarce, issued over a very short period of a few months.
Price SKU: MH03.08
US$ 95.00
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