Central Naskh legend, flanked by ornate pattern: sanat / 800 (year 800 AH (1400 AD), written in words, not numerals); above and below, Naskh legend: la ilah illa Allah / Muhammad rasuluallah (There is no deity except God, Muhammad is the messenger of God); the Rashidun in margins / Central Naskh legend, flanked by ornate pattern: dariba / qand / Samar (struck at Samarqand); above and below, Naskh legend: al-sultan Mahmud Khan / amir Timur Gurkan (sultan Mahmud Khan, Amir Timur Kurkan); ornaments in margins. Samarqand mint. 16mm, 1.51 grams. Komaroff pl. 37, 3; SNA Tübingen 1056; SICA 9, “; Album 2381. SKU T470-45073
A very nice example of a coin of one of the cruelest and infamous rulers of all times!