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Nice billon 2 ghani of Jalal al-Din Firuz (1290-1296 AD), Sultanate of Delhi

Nice billon 2 ghani of Jalal al-Din Firuz (1290-1296 AD), Sultanate of Delhi

Bilingual inscriptions (reflecting the intersection of Islamic and Hindu cultures): Firuz Shah in Arabic in a square, Sri Sultan Jalaludin in nagari around / al-sultan al-azam jalal al-dunya wal din in arabic.  17mm, 3.41 grams. "The Coins of the Indian Sultanates" D-200; Rajgor 963, 966.

Two-ghani piece (=2 jitals = jital dugani = 1/24th of a silver tanka). Debased silver coin as usual for this issue.

The Delhi Sultanate, or Sulthanath-e-Hind/Sulthanath-e-Dilli refers to the various dynasties that ruled in India from 1210 to 1526. Several Turko-Afghan dynasties ruled from Delhi: the Slave dynasty (1206-90), the Khilji dynasty (1290-1320), the Tughlaq dynasty (1320-1413), the Sayyid dynasty (1414-51), and the Lodi (1451-1526).

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