INDIA, DELHI SULTANATE, Sher Shah Suri (1538-45) Silver rupee of Shergarh Dehli, AH 949. SUPERB!

World Coins - INDIA, DELHI SULTANATE, Sher Shah Suri (1538-45) Silver rupee of Shergarh Dehli, AH 949. SUPERB!
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Obverse Legend, including name in Nagari and date (949)
Reverse Legend
Date AH 949 ( = 1542-43 CE)
Weight 11.42 gm.
Diameter 26 mm.
Die axis 11 o'clock
Reference Rajgor 1655, Goron-Goenka D806 var
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 appears to have a variant legend arrangement


Price SKU: MH24.31
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