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Silver miri (2 dirhems) of Timur Lang (Tamerlane) (1370-1405 AD), joint issue with Mahmud Jagatai as overlord (1388-1397 AD), dated 801 AH / 1398 AD, Samarqand, Timurid Empire

Silver miri (2 dirhems) of Timur Lang (Tamerlane) (1370-1405 AD), joint issue with Mahmud Jagatai as overlord (1388-1397 AD), dated 801 AH / 1398 AD, Samarqand, Timurid Empire

Central Naskh legend, flanked by ornate pattern: sanat / 801 (year 801 AH (1398 AD), written in numerals, not words); above and below, Naskh legend: la ilah illa Allah / Muhammad rasuluallah (There is no deity except God, Muhammad is the messenger of God); the Rashidun in margins / Central Naskh legend, flanked by ornate pattern: dariba / qand / Samar (struck at Samarqand); above and below, Naskh legend: al-sultan Mahmud Khan / amir Timur Gurkan (sultan Mahmud Khan, Amir Timur Kurkan); ornaments in margins. Samarqand mint. 17mm, 1.49 grams. Komaroff pl. 37, 3; SNA Tübingen 1056; SICA 9, –; Album 2381.

 A very nice example of a coin of one of the cruelest and infamous rulers of all times!

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