Mu'izz al-dunya within a square with additional decorations around // wa ud'din within a square with additional decorations around. 15mm, 2.84 grams. NM (struck in Ghazna). Tye 190. SKU T2073-53073
Sultan Shahab-ud-Din Muhammad Ghori, originally called Mu'iz Uddin Muhammad bin Sam (and also referred to by Orientalists as Muhammad of Ghor and famously known as just Ghori) (1150 - March 15, 1206), was the greatest ruler of the Ghurid dynasty from the famous house of Sur who were rulers of Ghor for five hundred years. He is credited with laying the foundation of Islamic occupation in India that lasted for several centuries. He reigned over a territory spanning present-day Afghanistan, Pakistan and northern India.