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Very Rare! Silver denga of Grand Duke Vasiliy I Dmitriyevich (1389-1425), Duke of Moscow, Russia - early issue with an arabic reverse naming his overlord Toqhtamish and the bust of Toqhtamish (Huletski #137c)

Very Rare! Silver denga of Grand Duke Vasiliy I Dmitriyevich (1389-1425), Duke of Moscow, Russia - early issue with an arabic reverse naming his overlord Toqhtamish and the bust of Toqhtamish (Huletski #137c)

Horseman right, crude Cyrillic circular iscription around. (corrupt "Grand Duke Vasily") / Arabic inscription in three lines "Al-Sultan To / Khtamish / Khan Khalad" ("Sultan Tokhtamish Khan, (may his rule) last", bust of Toqhtamish and 2 coiled decorations in the middle line. Moscow mint (?), minted in the early 1390's. 15mm, 0.86 grams. Huletzky/Petrunin/Fishman #137c (rarity II).

Very rare early Moscovite coin, struck to the Golden Horde dang standard of Tokhtamish. Interesting and rare bilingual Russian/Arabic type, naming both the Russian Grand Duke and the Golden Horde Khan! Typical weak stike.

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