Lot 14

Samid Amirs of Multan Amir Muhammad-IV NM ND Silver Bilingual Damma Qanhari Dirham

  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 500 - 750
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
Fishman & Todd # M76-E17 Type-a, Album # 1505, G&G # AM3
Metal Composition
Lot Grade/Condition
fine to very fine
9.32 mm
0.50 gms
Bilingual Damma (Qanhari Dirham)
915 CE onwards

Samid Amirs of Multan, Amir Muhammad-IV (915 CE onwards), Silver Bilingual Damma (Qanhari Dirham), 0.50 gms, 9.32 mm, NM, ND, Obv. Sri Madhumati, Rev. Three dot motif surrounded by Shri Ta Pa with Lillah Muhammad (transl. For Allah (struck by) Muhammad) in Kufic below, The bilingual coins of Muhammad-IV carry his local biruda (royal title) :Shri Madhumati which may be the first known Sanskritization of the Arabic name Muhammad (Rashtrakuta inscription from Sanjan, Gujarat circa 875-929 CE), Fishman & Todd # M76-E17 Type-a, Album # 1505, G&G # AM3, fine to very fine, rare.