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Very nice silver tanka of Muhammad II (1296-1316 AD), Sultanate of Delhi, India

Very nice silver tanka of Muhammad II (1296-1316 AD), Sultanate of Delhi, India

Persian inscriptions on both sides: Al-sultan al-azam ala al-dunya wal din abul muzaffar muhammad shah al-sultan / Additional titles, with Muhammad calling himself "Sikandar al-thani" ("The second Alexander (the Great)"). Mint of Delhi. Beautiful HUGE silver coin. 29mm, 10.8 grams. H.N.Wright #308; "The Coins of the Indian Sultanates" #225/226.

The Delhi Sultanate, or Sulthanath-e-Hind/Sulthanath-e-Dilli refers to the various dynasties that ruled in India from 1210 to 1526. Several Turko-Afghan dynasties ruled from Delhi: the Slave dynasty (1206-90), the Khilji dynasty (1290-1320), the Tughlaq dynasty (1320-1413), the Sayyid dynasty (1414-51), and the Lodi (1451-1526).

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