Giray tamgha in the center in a double-circle "Zarb Qirq-Yar" / Arabic legends Sahib Giray bin Menghli Giray, star in circle in the middle. 15mm, 0.63 grams. Qirq-Yar mint. cf. Zeno 91635; Retowski #1.
Sahib I Giray (1501-1551) was a khan of the n Khanate in 1532-1550/1551. He was a son of Mengli I. In 1521 his brother, then Khan of , Mehmed I Giray, took Kazan, and gave it to Sahib. Together their army defeated Vasili III of Russia near Moscow. In 1532 after the death of Saadet I Giray Sahib inherited the n Khanate. In 1541 he again invaded Muscovy. He died in 1551.