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Coins of Delhi Sultanate

Mamluk dynasty (1206–1290) سلطنت مملوک

Shams ud-Din Iltutmish (شمس الدین ایلتتمش (1236-1211

Shams al-Din Iltutmish (1210-1235), Billon jital, Delhi
Billon jital, Delhi
2.96 g., 15 mm.
Stylized horseman right, Nagari legend around: sri hamirah
Stylized recumbent bull left, Nagari legend around: suritana sri samasadina



Shams al-Din Iltutmish (1210-1235), Billon jital, Lahore
Billon jital, Lahore
3.66 g., 15 mm.
Stylized horseman right, Nagari legend around: sri hamirah
Four line Arabic legend: shams al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar iltutmish al-sultan




Shams al-Din Iltutmish (1210-1235), Billon jital, Lahore
Billon jital, Lahore
3.39 g., 15-16 mm.
Horseman left, holding lance
Four line Arabic legend: al-sultan al-a'zam iltutmish al-sultan



Shams al-Din Iltutmish (1210-1235), Copper adli, Delhi
Copper adli, Delhi
3.27 g., 15 mm.
Arabic legend: 'adl
Arabic legend: shams




Razia Sultana (1236-1240) - Raziyyat-Ud-Dunya Wa Ud-Din سلطان رضیة الدنیا والدین

Jalalat al-Din Radiyya (1236-40), Billon jital, Delhi
Billon jital, Delhi
3.58 g., 15 mm.
Stylized horseman right
Four line Arabic legend: al-sultan al-mu'azzam radiyyat al-din bint al-sultan




Jalalat al-Din Radiyya (1236-40), Billon jital, Delhi
Billon jital, Delhi
3.70 g., 14-16 mm.
Stylized horseman right
Four line Arabic legend: al-sultan al-a'zam radiyyat al-dunya wa'al-din



Ala-ud-Din Masud Shah (1242-1246)

Ala al-Din Masud (1242-1246), Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
11.02 g., 27 mm.
Legend with the name of the sultan and his titles
Legend with the name of Caliph al-Must'asim





Nasir ud din Mahmud Shah (Mahmud I) (1246-1265)

Nasir al-Din Mahmud (1246-1266), Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
10.61 g., 28 mm.
Legend with the name of the sultan and his titles
Legend with the name of Caliph al-Must'asim




Nasir al-Din Mahmud (1246-1266), Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
10.99 g., 28 mm.
Legend with the name of the sultan and his titles
Legend with the name of Caliph al-Must'asim



Nasir al-Din Mahmud (1246-1266), Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
10.99 g., 28 mm.
Legend with the name of the sultan and his titles
Legend with the name of Caliph al-Must'asim




Ghiyas ud din Balban (1266-1286) غیاث الدین بلبن

Ghiyath al-din Balban (1266-87), Gold tanka, Hadrat Dehli
Gold tanka, Hadrat Dehli
10.96 g., 27 mm.
Legend with the name of the sultan and his titles
Legend with the name of Caliph al-Must'asim in the margin, date AH 681 (1282-83 AC)





Ghiyath al-din Balban (1266-87), Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
10.74 g., 30 mm.
Legend with the name of the sultan and his titles
Legend with the name of Caliph al-Must'asim



Ghiyath al-din Balban (1266-87), Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
10.79 g., 30 mm.
Legend with the name of the sultan and his titles
Legend with the name of Caliph al-Must'asim




Muiz ud din Qaiqabad (1287-1290)

Mu'izz al-din Kaiqubad (1287-90), Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
10.88 g., 30 mm.
Legend with the name of the sultan and his titles
Legend with the name of Caliph al-Must'asim

 

 

Khalji (Khilji) dynasty (1290–1320)

Jalal-ud-din Khalji (Firuz II)(1290-1296) جلال‌الدین خلجی

Jalal al-din Firuz (1290-1296), Silver tanka, Dehli ?
Silver tanka
10.78 g., 27 mm.
Legend with the name of the sultan and his titles
Legend with the name of Caliph al-Must'asim, dated AH 69x



Jalal al-din Firuz (1290-1296), Copper paika, Dehli ?
Copper paika
4.57 g., 14-16 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-azam
Legend: jalal al-dunya wa'l din



Jalal al-din Firuz (1290-1296), Copper paika, Dehli ?
Copper paika
4.49 g., 14-16 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-azam
Legend: jalal al-dunya wa'l din



Alaud-Dīn Khaljī (Alauddin Khilji) (1296-1316)

'Ala' al-din Muhammad Khalji (1296-1316) Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
11.05 g., 27 mm.
Legend
Legend, naming the king as sikandar al-thani (the second Alexander)



'Ala' al-din Muhammad Khalji (1296-1316) Billon 6-gani
Billon 6-gani
3.36 g., 14-15 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-azam ala' al-dunya wa'l din
Legend: abu'l muzaffar muhammad shah al-sultan, AH date 703 (1303-04 AC)



'Ala' al-din Muhammad Khalji (1296-1316) Billon 2-gani
Billon 2-gani
3.54 g., 15 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-azam ala' al-dunya wa'l din
Legend, within circle: shah muhammad, around, in Nagari: sri sultan alavadin




Qutb-ud-din Mubarak Shah (1316-1320)

Qutb al-din Mubarak (1316-20) Gold tanka
Gold tanka
11.00 g., 22 x 22 mm Legend: al-imam al-azam / khalifa rabb al-alamin / qutb al-dunya wa'l din / abul muzaffar mubarakshah
Legend: within square: al-sultan ibn / al-sultan al-wathiq / billah amir al-muminim, in margins: AH date 718 (1318-19 AC) and mint Hadrat Dar al-Khalifa




Qutb al-din Mubarak (1316-20) Billon 4-gani
Billon 4-gani
3.41 g., 15 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-azam qutb al-dunya wa'l din
Legend: mubarak shah al-sultan bin al-sultan, AH date 717 (1317-18 AC)



Qutb al-din Mubarak (1316-20) Billon 4-gani
Billon 4-gani
2.96 g., 14-15 mm.
Legend: al-imam al-a'zam qutb al-dunya wa'l din
Legend: abu'l muzaffar mubarak shah al-sultan ibn al-sultan



Qutb al-din Mubarak (1316-20) Billon 4-gani
Billon 4-gani
3.32 g., 17 mm.
Legend: khalifa rabb al-alamin qutb al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar
Legend: abu'l muzaffar mubarak shah al-sultan bin al-sultan al-wathiq billah



Outside of the dynasties (1320)

Qutb-ud-din Mubarak Shah (1320)

Nasir al-Din Khusru (1320), Billon 2-gani
Billon 2-gani
3.53 g., 17 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-azam nasir al-dunya wa'l din, dated 720 (1320 AC)
Legend, within circle: shah khusru, around: al-sultan wali amir al-muminin

 

 

Tughluq dynasty (1320–1414) تغلق شاهیان

Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq (Tughluq I) (1320-1325) Ghazi Malik غیاث الدین تغلق

Ghiyath al-din Tughluq (1320-25), Billon 4-gani
Billon 4-gani
3.19 g., 15-17 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-ghazi ghiyath al-dunya wa'l din
Legend: abu'l muzaffar tughluq shah al-sultan, AH date 723 (1323 AC)



Ghiyath al-din Tughluq (1320-25), Billon 4-gani
Billon 4-gani
3.35 g., 15 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-ghazi ghiyath al-dunya wa'l din
Legend: abu'l muzaffar tughluq shah al-sultan, AH date 724 (1323-24 AC)



Ghiyath al-din Tughluq (1320-25), Billon 4-gani (posthumous)
Billon 4-gani (posthumous)
3.15 g., 15 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-ghazi ghiyath al-dunya wa'l din
Legend: abu'l muzaffar tughluq shah al-sultan, AH date 726 (1325-26 AC)






Muhammad II bin Tughluq (1325-1351)

Muhammad III bin Tughluq (1325-1351), Gold tanka
Gold tanka
10.87 g., 22 mm.
Legend, in the name of the Abassid Caliph al-Mustakfi
Legend, including mint name Delhi



Muhammad III bin Tughluq (1325-1351), Copper tanka
Copper tanka
9.33 g., 22 mm.
Legend
Legend, including mint name Tughluqpur 'urf Tirhut in margin




Firuz III Shah Tughlaq (1351-1388)

Firuz Shah Tughluq (1351-88) Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
Silver tanka, Hadrat Dehli
8.88 g., 17 mm.





Nasir ud din Muhammad III Shah (1390-1394)

Muhammad bin Firuz (1390-93) gold tanka
gold tanka
10.98 g., 22 mm.
Legend: al-sultan al-azam muhammad shah firuz shah sultani khulidat mamlakatuhu
Legend: fi zaman al-imam amir al-mu'minin khulidat khilafatuhu, with AH date 793 (1390-91 AC) below

 

 

Lodi dynasty (1451–1526) سلسله لودی

Sikandar II Lodi (1489-1517)

Sikandar Shah Lodi (1488-1517) Silver tanka, AH 918
Silver tanka
8.70 g., 18 mm.
Legend: al-mutawakkil 'ala'l rahman sikandar shah bahlul shah sultan
Legend: fi zaman amir al-mu'minin khulidat khilafauhu, date 918 (1512-1513 AC)



Sikandar Shah Lodi (1488-1517) Silver tanka, AH 919
Silver tanka
8.50 g., 18 mm.
Legend: al-mutawakkil 'ala'l rahman sikandar shah bahlul shah sultan
Legend: fi zaman amir al-mu'minin khulidat khilafauhu, date 919 (1513-1514 AC)