Stylized bull left, Sri Sama in Nagari above / Arabic legend: Al-sultan/al-azam/ Taj-ud-Daula / Khushru Malik. 16mm, 2.40 grams. Lahore mint. Tye 119.1 SKU T2022-52611
Abu'l-Muzaffar Khusrau Malik ibn Khusrau-Shah, better simply known as Khushru Malik, was the last Sultan of the Ghaznavid Empire, ruling from 1160 to 1186. When Lahore was captured by the Ghurids in 1186, while Khusrau Malik and his son Bahram Shah were taken to Ghur and imprisoned, marking the end of the Ghaznavid Empire. He was the son and successor of Khusrau Shah (r. 1157-1160).