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Maker/s

Nasir. Mahmud (1442-59) (ruler)

Category

coin

Name

tanka (coin) (denomination)

Indian (Series)

Sultanate (subseries)

Bengal (subsubseries)

Material/s

silver

Dimensions

image(height): 25 mm
image(width): 24 mm
weight: 10.52 g

Date

1442 to 1459

Provenance

given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1999-01-18 (Filtered for: Coins and Medals)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. design
    Position: obverse
    Description: In a circle with wavy lines outside: Al-Islam/Ghauth/wal-muslemin/`Aersah ? [8]61
  2. design
    Position: reverse
    Description: Nasir-al-duniya/[wa]ldin Abu-al-muzaffar/Mahmud Shah/Sultan

Production Place

Bengal (origin) (region)

Documentation

  1. Wright, H.N. (1907) Catalogue of the coins in the Indian Museum, Calcutta, Oxford

Catalogue ref/s

SU-2238

B439
Goron, S. and Goenka, J.P.
(2001) The Coins of the Indian Sultanates , New Dehli : Munshiram Manoharlal

Accession Number

CM.1-1999 (Coins and Medals)
(Reference Number: 90567; Input Date: 2003-04-29 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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