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Scarce "1477" huge silver rupee of Islam Shah (1545-1552), Bengal mint

Scarce "1477" huge silver rupee of Islam Shah (1545-1552), Bengal mint
Islamic legend within a square, "1477" in arabic numbers in the topobverse margin (the meaning is unknown), followed by a star of David /Islamic inscriptions. Dated to 958 AH = 1551 AD. Very large, 31mm indiameter, 11.4 grams. "The coins of the Indian Sultanates" D980, Rajgor1791, Wight 1318-1325.

Islamwas the Suri sultan of Delhi, but his power extended to Bengal, wherecoins in his name were issued throughout his reign. This coin is fromthe Bengal provincial issue. Scarce, difficult to find.

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