AE jital of Khushru Malik (1160-1186), Lahore, Ghaznavid Empire (Tye 120.3)

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Khusraw/Malik below a crescent within a dot and line border / Al-sultan/al-azam/Suraj/ud-Daulah. 15mm, 3.54 grams. Lahore mint. Tye 120.3. SKU T2034-52865

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Abu'l-Muzaffar Khusrau Malik ibn Khusrau-Shah, better simply known as Khushru Malik, was the last Sultan of the Ghaznavid Empire, ruling from 1160 to 1186. When Lahore was captured by the Ghurids in 1186, while Khusrau Malik and his son Bahram Shah were taken to Ghur and imprisoned, marking the end of the Ghaznavid Empire. He was the son and successor of Khusrau Shah (r. 1157-1160).