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Ghaznavid Coinage: Narrow Dirham of Isma’il

This is a silver dirham of Emir Isma’il who succeeded his father Emir Sebuktegin as the second ruler of the ...
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Coinage Of The Suris Silver Rupee of Sher Shah: Mint of Sharifabad

Ruler: Sher Shah Suri Mint: Sharifabad Date: 946 A.H. (1539-1540 C.E.) Reference: Goron & Goenka – D797 Denomination: AR Rupee ...
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Coinage Of The Suris Silver Rupee of Islam Shah: Mint of Narnol

COINAGE OF THE SURIS Silver Rupee of Islam Shah: Mint of Narnol   Ruler: Islam Shah Suri Mint: Narnol Date: ...
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Ghaznavid Coinage: Narrow Dirham of Sebuktegin

This is a silver dirham of Amir Sebuktegin who is considered as the first ruler of the Ghaznavid dynasty, which ...
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Post Gupta Bengal Base Gold Dinar Samacharadeva Rajaleelasana 6th Century AD

Post - Gupta Bengal - base gold Dinar of Samacharadeva, c. 2nd/3rd quarter of 6th century AD, 9.67 gm Obv: ...
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Farrukhsiyar rupee Qila’a Shahnabi Durg ‘Urf Parnalah’ mint AH 1130

Farrukhsiyar - rupee of 'Qila'a Shahnabi Durg 'Urf Parnalah' قلع شاه نبی درگ عرف پرناله mint, AH 1130. Another example ...
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Aurangzeb Gold Pagoda Nisar AH 1103 RY 35 Chinapatan Mint

Gold Pagoda Struck In The Name Of Aurangzeb AH 1103 RY 35 Chinapatan mint Curiously, the legend identifies it as ...
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Ghaznavid Coinage: Yamini Dirham of Mahmud

Description:  Ghaznavids: Mahmud (992-1002 C.E.). Type: Yamini Dirham -- Type-IB Mint: Ghazna-Farwan Type (NM) Date: ND Inscriptions:  Obverse: Top: Adl ...
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AMIRS OF BUST; Muhammad Bin Q(Kh)ut-tageen, AE Fals

A dynasty of local Emirs of Bust, a city which is now called Lashkargah is the capital of the Helmand province of modern ...
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Datia Nazarana Triple Rupee INO Shah Alam II Dalipnagar mint AH 1194 RY 22

Datia - Silver “Nazarana” triple ( 3 ) rupee in the name of Shah Alam II, Dalipnagar Mint, AH 1194, ...
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Bengal Sultanate Ala al Din Ali Shah Silver Tanka Al Balad Firuzabad Mint AH 742

Ruler’s Background: This is a coin of Ala Uddin Ali Shah, who independently ruled over West Bengal during the reign ...
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Mughal Shah Alam Bahadur Fatehabad Dharur Mint AH 1124 RY 6

  Shah Alam Bahadur `Fatehabad Dharur' Deccan had always been a matter of distress for the Mughals. Treaties were made ...
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Afsharid Issue from Hindustan : Nadir Shah Shahjahanabad

Extortion by Nadir Shah from Delhi The flourishing Mughal India of Aurangzeb had started to fall down like a house ...
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British India George V Gold 15 Rupees 1918 Bombay Mint KM 525 Pr 28

British India George V Gold 15 Rupees 1918 Bombay Mint KM 525 Pr 28 Obverse design : Crowned and robed ...
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Ancient Guptas Samudragupta Veena Vadak Lyrist Type Gold Dinar

Ancient Guptas Samudragupta (335-380 AD), Gold Dinar, Lyrist type, obv. wearing skull cap diadem and earrings and short Dhoti king ...
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Bengal Sultanate Saif Ud din Hamzah Shah Firuzabad Mint GNG B265 Silver Tanka Coin

Ruler’s Background: This is a coin of Saif Uddin Hamzah Shah of the Bengal Sultanate, the fourth ruler of the ...
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Mughal Aurangzeb Assam Mint AH 1073 RY 5 Silver Rupee Coin

Mughal Aurangzeb Assam Mint AH 1073 RY 5 Silver Rupee Coin, The Mughal forces under Mir Jumla were ordered by ...
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Delhi Sultanate Sher Shah Suri Gold Mohur Mintless Agra Gwalior type AH 948

Delhi Sultanate Sher Shah Suri Gold Mohur Mintless Agra Gwalior type AH 948 legend within circle on obverse reads Sher ...
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IPS Karauli Manak Pal Nazarana Mohur AH 1199 RY 26 Sawai Jaipur Mint P 309

IPS Karauli Manak Pal AH 1186 1219 Nazarana Mohur AH 1199 RY 26 Sawai Jaipur Mint with floral pattern of ...
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IPS Hansi George Thomas Sahibabad Urf Hansi Mint Rupee Struck INO Shah Alam II AH 1214 RY 42

IPS Hansi Rupee of Sahibabad urf Hansi mint, struck in the name of Shah Alam II, AH 1214 RY 42 ...
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