Lot 186

Samid Amirs of Multan, Amir Muhammad-IV, Silver Bilingual Damma (Qanhari Dirham)


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 750 - 800
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
Fishman & Todd: M76-E17 Type-a, Album-1505, GG-AM3
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
10.11 mm
Weight
0.52 gms
Denomination
Damma
Calendar/Year
915 CE onwards

Samid Amirs of Multan, Amir Muhammad-IV (915 CE onwards), Silver Bilingual Damma (Qanhari Dirham), 0.52 gms, 10.11 mm, NM, ND, Obverse: Sri Madhumati, Reverse: Three dot motif surrounded by Shri Ta Pa with Lillah Muhammad (transl. For Allah (struck by) Muhammad) in Kufic below, These 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, GG-AM3, Unlisted pattern on the reverse exergue below the Kufic legend, very fine, very rare.