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Ilyas Shahi dynasty (1342-1414) الیاس شاهی خاندان

Shamsuddin Ilyas Shah (1352-1358) شمس الدین الیاس شاه

Shams al-Din Ilyas (1342-57) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.69 g., 26 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-adil shams al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar ilyas shah al-sultan
Legend: sikandar al-thani yamin al-khalifa amir al-mu'minin, marginal legend with AH date and mint al-Balad Firuzabad




Abul Mujāhid Sikandar Shāh (1358-1390) ابو المجاهد سكندر شاه

Sikandar bin Ilyas (1357-89) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.71 g., 24 mm.
Legend: shah sikandar ibn ilyas shah al-sultan
Legend: al-mujahid fi sabil al-rahman, marginal legend with mint Firuzabad,




Sikandar bin Ilyas (1357-89) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
9.68 g., 26 mm.
Legend: al-wathiq bi-ta'yid al-rahman abu'l mujahid sikandar shah bin ilyas shah al-sultan, margin: al-imam al-a'zam wa'l khalifat al'mu'azzam and four caliphs
Legend: yamin khalifat allah nasir amir al-mu'minim ghawth al-islam wa'l muslimin khallada khilafatuhu, marginal legend with date and mint Baldat al-Mahrusah Firuzabad



Ghiyasuddin Azam Shah (1390-1411) غیاث‌الدین اعظم شاه

Ghiyath al-Din A'zam (1389-1410) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.73 g., 30 mm.
Legend: ghiyath al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar a'zamshah ibn sikandar shah ibn ilyas shah al-sultan bin sultan, within a fancy diamond-shaped border
Legend: nasir amir al-mu'minin ghawath al-islam wa'l muslimin khallada allah malkahu, marginal legend with AH date and mint Firuzabad



Saifuddin Hamza Shah (1411-1413) سیف الدین حمزه شاه

Saif al-Din Hamzah (1410-12) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.45 g., 25 mm.
Legend: al-mu'ayyad bi-ta'yid al-rahman saif al-dunya wa'l din abu'l mujahid hamzah shah ibn a'zamshah al-sultan
Legend: nasir al-islam wa'l muslimin yamin amir al-mu'minin, within ruled circle, marginal legend with AH date?




Saif al-Din Hamzah (1410-12) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.45 g., 25 mm.
Legend: al-mu'ayyad bi-ta'yid al-rahman saif al-dunya wa'l din abu'l mujahid hamzah shah ibn a'zamshah al-sultan
Legend: nasir al-islam wa'l muslimin yamin amir al-mu'minin, within scalloped circle, marginal legend with AH date




Shihab al-Din Bayazid (1413-1414) شهاب الدین بایزید شاه

Shihab al-Din Bayazid (1412-14) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.62 g., 31 mm.
Within scalloped circle, legend: al-mu'ayyad bi-ta'yid al-rahman shihab al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar bayazid shah al-sultan
Within octofoil, legend: nasir amir al-mu'minin ghawth al-islam wa'l muslimin, marginal legend with four caliphs, mint Firuzabad and AH date 816



Ganesha dynasty (1414-1436) بنی کنس

Raja Ganesha (1416-1415 and 1416-1418) রাজা গণেশ

Danujamarddana Deva (1416-1418) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.69 g., 30 mm.
3-line Bengali legend: sri sri da / nujamardda / na deva
3-line Bengali legend: sri chandi / charana pa / rayana, marginal legend with mint Chatigram (Chittagong) and Saka date 1339 (= 1417 AC)



Jalaluddin Muhammad Shah (1415-1416 and 1418-1433) জালালউদ্দীন মুহম্মদ শাহ

Jalal al-Din Muhammad, first reign (1415-16) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.46 g., 29-30 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-'adil jalal al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar muhammad shah al-sultan, within scalloped circle
Legend: nasir amir al-mu'minin ghawth al-islam wa'l muslimin, within inversely scalloped circle, marginal legend with prophets' names and AH date




Jalal al-Din Muhammad, second reign (1418-33) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.78 g., 29-30 mm.
Legend: jalal al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar muhammad shah al-sultan within scalloped circle
Legend: nasir al-islam wa'l muslimin khallada mulkahu, within four-petalled flower, marginal legend with mint Firuzabad and AH date 82x



Jalal al-Din Muhammad, second reign (1418-33) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.67 g., 29-30 mm.
Lion standing right, inscription above
Legend: ruler's titles, within ornamental border




Restored Ilyas Shahi dynasty (1435–1487)

Ruknuddin Barbak Shah (1459-1474) رکن الدین باربک شاه;

Rukn al-Din Barbak (1459-74) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.63 g., 26 mm.
Legend
Legend: Shahada, marginal legend with mint Dar al-Darb and AH date 873 (= 1468-69)
Ref: GG B527, Raj 367



Jalaluddin Fateh Shah (1481-1487) جلال الدین فتح شاه

Jalal al-Din Fath (1481-86) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.62 g., 26 mm.
Legend: al-sultan ibn al-sultan jalal al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar, solar countermarks (bankers' marks?)
Legend, continued from obverse: fath shah al-sultan ibn mahmud shah al-sultan, marginal legend with mint Dar al-Darb, AH date not readable




Hussain Shahi dynasty (1494–1538) حسين شاهی خاندان

Alauddin Husain Shah (1494-1518) আলাউদ্দিন হোসেন শাহ

Ala' al-Din Husain (1493-1519) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.32 g., 26 mm.
Legend: ala' al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar husain shah al-sultan khallada allah mulkahu wa sultanahu
Legend: Shahada, with mint Fathabad and AH date 899 (1493-1494)




Ala' al-Din Husain (1493-1519) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.58 g., 26 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-fath al-kamru wa kamta wa jajnagar wa urisa ala' al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar
Legend: husain shah al-sultan bin sayyid ashraf al-husaini khallada allah mulkahu wa sultanahu
, with mint name Husainabad and AH date



Ala' al-Din Husain (1493-1519) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.52 g., 28 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-adil ala' al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar
Legend: husain shah al-sultan bin sayyid ashraf al-husaini khallada allah mulkahu wa sultanahu,
, with AH date 906




Nasiruddin Nasrat Shah (1518-1533) ناصر الدین نصرت شاه;

Nasir al-Din Nusrat (1519-31) Silver tanka
Silver tanka
10.58 g., 24 mm.
Legend: al-sultan bin al-sultan nasir al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar
Legend, continued from obverse: nusrat shah al-sultan bin husain shah al-sultan al-husaini khallada mulkahu



Ghiyasuddin Mahmud Shah (1533-1538) غیاث الدین محمود شاه

Ghiyath al-Din Mahmud (1532-38) Silver quarter tanka
Silver quarter tanka
2.47 g., 16 mm.
Legend: within central circle: badr shahi, surrounded by usual legend
Legend: within central circle: badr shahi, surrounded by legend



Muhammad Shahi dynasty (1554–1564)

Ghiyasuddin Bahadur Shah II (1555-1561)

Ghiyath al-Din Bahadur (1555-60) Silver rupee
Silver rupee
11.43 g., 32 mm.
Legend: within central square: bahadur shah bin muhammad shah ghazi khallada allah mulkahu wa sultanahu, below, in Nagari: sri bahadur shah, date in left margin: AH (96)5 (1557-1558)
Legend: within central square, Shahada, in margins, names of the four caliphs




Ghiyasuddin Jalal Shah (1561-1563) غیاث الدین جلال شاه

Ghiyath al-Din Jalal (1560-63) Silver rupee, Satgaon mint
Silver rupee
11.43 g., 30 mm.
Legend: within central square: sultan jalal al-din bin muhammad shah ghazi khallada allah mulkahu, no Nagari name, date off flan
Legend: within central square, Shahada, in margins, names of the four caliphs




Ghiyath al-Din Jalal (1560-63) Silver rupee, mintless (Lakhnauti?)
Silver rupee
11.42 g., 30 mm.
Legend: within central square: sultan jalal al-din bin muhammad shah ghazi khallada allah mulkahu, no Nagari name, date in left margin: AH (96)9 (= 1561-62)
Legend: within central square, Shahada, in margins, names of the four caliphs