Lot 129

Ghaznavids, Mahmud, Mahmudpur (Lahore) Mint, Silver Bilingual Dirham (Arabic / Sanskrit, Kufic / Sharada)


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 2500 - 3000
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Catalog Reference #
Album # 1610, G&G # GZ3
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
18.93 mm
Weight
2.87 gms
Denomination
Bilingual Dirham
Calendar/Year
AH 389-421, 999-1030 AD

Ghaznavids, Mahmud (AH 389-421, 999-1030 AD), Silver Bilingual Dirham (Arabic / Sanskrit, Kufic / Sharada), 2.87 gms, 18.93 mm, Mahmudpur (Lahore) Mint, AH 418, Citing the Abbasid Caliph Al-Qadir Billah. The city of Lahore was renamed to Mahmudpur by Mahmud and became the central base of Ghaznavid administration in India. The bilingual dirhams of Mahmud are rare, Album # 1610, G&G # GZ3, nice strike, clear mint & date, choice very fine, rare.