INDIA, DELHI SULTANATE, Tughluq, Fath Khan Billon tanka, Jaunpur or Patna. CHOICE!

World Coins - INDIA, DELHI SULTANATE, Tughluq, Fath Khan Billon tanka, Jaunpur or Patna. CHOICE!
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Obverse Legend: fathkhan firuz shah jall allah zillalahu jalalahu
Reverse Legend: fi zaman al-imam amir al-mu'minin abi'l fath al-mu'tasid billah khulidat khilafatuhu
Date c. AH 760 (= 1358 CE)
Weight 8.95 gm.
Diameter 19-20 mm.
Die axis 3 o'clock
Reference Rajgor 1298, 1079, Goron-Goenka D510
Comments Fath Khan was Firuz Shah's son. He was appointed governor of the eastern province of the sultanate, which later became the sultanate of Jaunpur, and struck coins in his own name. He apparently had two mints: iqlim al-sharq, probably Jaunpur, and Patna.

To see some more Tughluq coins, see the Tughluq page on the CoinIndia website.
Price SKU: p116
US$ 40.00
  • € 35.28
  • £ 30.03
  • AUD 56.36
  • CHF 36.74
  • CAD 51.24

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