Gold 1/4 Ashrafi or 1/10 Mohur of Suleiman Mirza, Sub King in Badakhshan (1529-1584) in the name of the Mughal Emperor Akbar (1556-1605). Different legend arrangement. Rare!

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Shahada / Name and titles of Akbar; Excellent VF, much nicer than these usually are. 13mm, 0.97 g. Rare. Cf. Album 2464. Very rare variety with all the inscriptions on boths sides in octafoils. The Mirzas were a sub-clan of the Timurids who conquered northern India and established the Mughal empire. Most of the fractional gold of Badakhshan bore the names of the Mughal rulers, Babar, Humayan, and Akbar. The gold denomination is normally quoted as a 1/4 ashrafi of circa 1.0-1.10 grams. This smaller denomination appears to be unpublished.