AR damma (1/5 dirham) of Jalam II w/Nagari, Abbasid governors of Multan, 830s AD

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Three dots, stylized Brahmi "Sri" above, Brahmi letters "Ta" and "Pa" in fields, below Lillah Jah ("Ja(lama) in god") in arabic / Brahmi legend Sri Ja / La Ma ("Lord Jalam"). 12mmx14mm, 0.65 grams. Mint of Multan. Fishman/Todd "The Silver Damma" (2018) #M52. SKU T49-36282.

Very rare. The three-dot coins of Multan were only recently researched and published (see Fishman/Todd's recent catalogue "The Silver Damma" (2018))

Jalam II was probably the Amir of Multan at the time the Province of Sindh broke apart in ca. 840 CE, when the local rulers of Multan, appointed by the Abbasid governors of Sindh, were replaced by independent Amirs. Thus Jalam II was probably the last of such appointees, and his successor Shibl was probably the first of the independent Amirs.