RRR bronze fals of Qaidu (1269-1301), Kashgar mint, Chaghatayid Mongols

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Nice and very rare! Large bronze fals of Mongol Khan Kaidu (Qaidu) (1269-1301), issued by Masud al-Khwarizmi, governor of Karakorum, mint of Kashgar.

Sword (Qaidu's tamgha) surrounded by decorations; titles of the ruler around / Mint and date in extremely crude arabic. 25mm, 3.31 grams. Kashgar mint. Cf. Zeno 141274.

Very rare and very nice for these!

Kaidu (or Qaidu) (1230-1301) was the leader of the House of Ogedei and the de facto khan of the Chagatai Khanate. Kaidu was the son of Kashin a grandson of Ögedei Khan and a great-grandson of Genghis Khan and Borte. His mother was from a mountain tribe of the Tian Shan. He ruled part of Eastern Turkestan (modern Xinjiang) and Central Asia during the 13th century, and actively opposed his uncle, Kublai Khan, who established the Yuan Dynasty in China until his death in 1301.



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