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Silver miri (2 dirhems) of Timur Lang (Tamerlane) (1370-1405 AD), joint issue with his puppet "overlord" Suyurghatmish (1370-1388 AD), 781 AH/1379 AD, Samarkhand mint, Timurid Empire

Silver miri (2 dirhems) of Timur Lang (Tamerlane) (1370-1405 AD), joint issue with his puppet "overlord" Suyurghatmish (1370-1388 AD), 781 AH/1379 AD, Samarkhand mint, Timurid Empire

Silver miri (2 dirhems) of Timur Lang (Tamerlane) (1370-1405 AD) dated to 785 AH (1383 AD), joint issue with his puppet "overlord" Suyurghatmish (1370-1388 AD), Samarkhand mint, Timurid Empire Kalima, date (781 AH = 1379 AD) and mint in the margins ("zarb Samarqand") / Arabic "suyūrghatmish yarlighī[din] amīr tīmūr güragān üge-mänu" ("[By] the order of Suyurghatmish - my, Amir Timur Guragan's, word". 16mm, 1.54 grams. Komaroff pl. 37, 1; SNA Tübingen 1020–2; SICA 9, 834–7; Album 2375.

A beautiful quality coin of one of the cruelest and most infamous rulers of all times!.

Timur, historically known as Amir Timur and Tamerlane (Temūr-i Lang, "Timur the Lame"), was a Turco-Mongol conqueror. As the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persia and Central Asia, he became the first ruler in the Timurid dynasty.

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