INDIA, KASHMIR SULTANS, Haidar Dughlat (1546-50) Silver sasnu in the name of the Mughal emperor Humayun. SCARCE + CHOICE ERROR coin!

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Obverse Legend: al-sultan al-a'zam muhammad humayun ghazi
Reverse Within central ornamental diamond: zarb Kashmir , AH date 953 spelled out in margins, but ERROR: entire legend is retrograde!
Date AH 953 (= 1546-47 CE)
Weight 6.28 gm.
Dimensions 16 x 15 mm.
Die axis n.a.
Reference Rajgor 2853, Goron-Goenka K104
Comments The Kashmir Sultanate was not formed by conquest. Rather, it had been ruled for centuries by a Hindu dynasty until Shah Mirza, a Muslim from Swat and Chief Minister of the raja, married the raja's widow upon his death and assumed the throne in AH 747 (1346 CE). The Sultanate persisted until Kashmir was finally annexed by Akbar in AH 995 (1587 CE). The coinage of the Kashmir Sultanate is unique in that it has its own weight standard ... the sasnu of approximately 6.2 gm. All the coins are scarce to rare.

Haidar Dughlat ruled Kashmir from 1546 to 1550, but issued coins only in the name of the Mughal emperor Humayun. A CHOICE specimen of a SCARCE coin, with ERROR of retrograde legend on the reverse!
Price SKU: MH05.67
US$ 125.00
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