Nice silver tanka of Muhammad II (1296-1316 AD), Hadrat Delhi mint, Sultanate of Delhi, India - scarce with a full date (708 AH / 1308 AD)

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Arabic inscriptions: Al-sultan al-a'zam ala al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar muhammad shah al-sultan / Arabic Sikandar al-Sani ("The second Alexander") inscription, date (spelled out - 708 AH / 1308 AD). 27mm, 10.32 grams. Mint of Hadrat Delhi. Beautiful HUGE silver coin. "The coins of the Indian Sultanates" D-226.

Rare with a full date readable.

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).