Lot 201

Bengal Sultan, Ghiyath al-din Iwad, coin struck in the name of Shams al-din Iltutmish Sultan of Delhi, Mintless type, Silver Tanka


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 30000 - 35000
  • Unsold
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Catalog Reference #
G&G # B39
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine+
Diameter
31.08 mm
Weight
10.79 gms
Denomination
Tanka
Calendar/Year
second series AH 622, 1225 AD

Bengal Sultanate, Ghiyath al-din Iwad (second series AH 622, 1225 AD), Silver Tanka, 10.79 gms, 31.08 mm, Mintless type, coin struck in the name of Shams al-din Iltutmish Sultan of Delhi, shahada and caliph al-nasir on rev. even though iltutmish was the sultan was delhi, and was overlord of Iwad, how ever iwad has mentioned the title as sultani, which is a diminutive & indicated iltutmish was a former slave of Qutb al-Din Aibak, and iwad was noble by birth, G&G # B39, very fine+, very rare.