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Lot 3168    Session 12 (11.30am Thursday 22nd November)    Indian - Sultanate Coinage

Estimate $400
SOLD $1,400

SULTANS OF BENGAL, Rukn al-din Firuz, struck in his name as Sultan of Delhi (A.H. 633, A.D. 1236), Silver tanka, Lakhnauti Mint (10.77 g), AH 634 (1236 A.D.), citing the caliph al-Mustansir, single dot in angles variety, (G&G B53 RR). Good very fine and extremely rare, the date unpublished for this type.

Ex Dr V.J.A. Flynn Collection and Baldwin's Auction Sale 53, 25 September 2007, (lot 1630, purchased for 460).
Struck in the name of Firuz by the governor 'Izz al-Din Tughral Tughan Khan at the mint of Laknauti.

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