Lot 267

Bengal Sultan, Daud Shah Karrani, Tanda (Tandah) Mint, Silver Rupee

  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 2200 - 2500
  • Price Realised -
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Catalog Reference #
G&G # B983
Metal Composition
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
30.97 mm
11.23 gms
AH 980-984, 1572-1576 AD

Bengal Sultanate, Daud Shah Karrani (AH 980-984, 1572-1576 AD), Silver Rupee, 11.23 gms, 30.97 mm, Tanda (Tandah) Mint, Partly visible in the left margin of the obverse, AH 981, Mint Mark: Knot Pattern, The name of this ruler is usually read as Kararani however it shoud be corrected to Karrani corresponding to the Karrani / Karlani Pashtun federation of tribes who were the last to resist the Mughal takeover of India after the decline of the Suri Sultans of Delhi and Bengal. The legend in the obverse right margin and its continuation in the bottom obverse margin is yet to be deciphered, G&G # B983, very fine, scarce.