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

World Coins - INDIA, DELHI SULTANATE, Sher Shah Suri (1538-45) Silver rupee, Jahanpanah type, AH 948. CHOICE!
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Obverse Legend, including name in Nagari and date (948)
Reverse Legend
Date AH 948 ( = 1541-42 CE)
Weight 11.18 gm.
Diameter 26 mm.
Die axis 11 o'clock
Reference Rajgor 1689, Goron-Goenka D809
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.
Price SKU: MH24.22
US$ 45.00
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