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Extremely RARE silver tanka of Rukn Al-Din Barbak (864-879 AH / 1459-1474 AD), Sajla Mankhabad mint, Bengal Sultanate, India - unlisted in Goron/Goenka

Extremely RARE silver tanka of Rukn Al-Din Barbak (864-879 AH / 1459-1474 AD), Sajla Mankhabad mint, Bengal Sultanate, India - unlisted in Goron/Goenka

Rukn al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar barbakshah al-sultan bin mahmud al-sultan / al muayyad bi-tayid al-rahman khalifat allah bi'l hujjat wa'l burhan, , mint name (very clearly written on this coin) and date (also clear 867) below the inscription. Two banker's marks on the reverse, inclusing an "S"-shaped symbol and a bird. 29mm, 10.81 grams. Mint of Sajla Mankhabad. Dated to 867 AH = 1462 AD. Nice large silver coin. Extremely rare type and mint! "The coins of Indian Sultanates" #B- (for this type see page 214).

Sajla Mankhabad is very clear on the reverse in its' complete form. This mint is extremely rare, known only from two coins of Barbak and no other ruler of Bengal. Coins of this type from Sajla Mankhabad seem to be unpublished and are not listed in "The Coins of the Indian Sultanates" or Rajgor.

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