• 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 ruled the eastern lands and frontier of the medieval Islamic world. Obverse: Cryptic Tamgha at the top Lines 1-3: La ilaha illa Allah wahdahu la sharika lahu Line-4:     Al-Ta’i Billah