Very rare bronze fals if Ilek Ali Bin Hasan and Ali bin Nasr, issue from Humrak mint, 421 AH/ 1030 AD, Qarakhanid Qaganate

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Normal arabic inscriptions on both sides, including Kalima, mint (Humrak) and date (421 AH = 1030 AD), in the name Ilek Ali bin Hasan and Ali bin Nasr. Mint of Humrak. 24.5mm, 2.95 grams. Very rare.

The Kara-Khanid Khanate was a confederation of Turkic tribes ruled by a dynasty known in literature as the Karakhanids or Ilek Khanids. Both dynastic names represent titles with Kara Kagan being the most important Turkish title up till the end of the dynasty. The Khanate ruled Transoxania in Central Asia from 999-1211. Their capitals included Kashgar, Balasagun, and Uzgen.The Karakhanids issued very interesting copper and silver coinage in numerous mints and varieties and most of their coins are scarce to rare.