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Rare bronze fals, issue by Sana ad-Dawla Yanaltegin Muhammad bin Ali, Usrushana mint, 404 AH /1013 AD, Qarakhanid Qaganate, Islamic Central Asia

Rare bronze fals, issue by Sana ad-Dawla Yanaltegin Muhammad bin Ali, Usrushana mint, 404 AH /1013 AD, Qarakhanid Qaganate, Islamic Central Asia

Normal arabic inscriptions on both sides, including Kalima, naming Sana ad-Dawla Yanaltegin Muhammad bin Ali, mint (Usrushana) and date (404 AH =  1013 AD) and pictured of a sword and a bow. Mint of Usrushana. 28mm, 3.37 grams. Very rare.

The coin was holed and plugged in ancient times.

The Kara-Khanid Khanate was a confederation of Turkic tribes ruled by a dynasty known in literature as the Karakhanids or Ilek Khanids. Both dynastic names represent titles with Kara Kagan being the most important Turkish title up till the end of the dynasty. The Khanate ruled Transoxania in Central Asia from 999-1211. Their capitals included Kashgar, Balasagun, and Uzgen.The Karakhanids issued very interesting copper and silver coinage in numerous mints and varieties and most of their coins are scarce to rare.

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