Scarce silver tanka of Ala ud-Din Ahmd Shah II (1435-1457 AD) of Gulbarga

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Inscriptions on both sides, translating "The gracious and generous Sultan, who is benevolent to the worshippers of Allah, the rich, the protector, the Father of the Conqueror, the glory of the world and the faith, Ahmd Shah son of Ahmd Shah, the governor, the Bahmani"). Dated to 870 AH = 1446 AD. Tankas of this ruler are quite scarce. 26mm, 10.3 grams. Mint of Muhammadabad. "The Coins of the Indian Sultanates" BH-83, Rajgor 2605.