5 Tanka

Dynasty / Name of State : Malwa Sultan
Ruler / Authority : Ala Al Din Mahmud Shah
Denomination : 5 Tanka
Metal : Gold
Weight (gm) : 55.4
Shape : Round
Calendar System : Anno Hijri (AH)
Issued Year : 868
Minting Technique : Die Struck
History of Malwa Sultan

The history of the Malwa Sultans is not known to many. An independent late-medieval kingdom in present-day region of Malwa by Dilawar Khan Ghuri, the Sultanate of Malwa was established in 1392 CE with its capital at Dhar. It was later shifted to Mandu, which was renamed Shadiabad by the Malwa Sultans. The founder Dilawar Khan Ghuri was succeeded by his son, Alp Khan who ruled under the name, Hoshang Shah.

The Ghuri Dynasty was overthrown by the Khilji Dynasty led by Mahmud Shah I in143...

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