Taj-ud-Din-Firuz-Shah-Gold-Tanka-Listed-For-INR-1,50,000

Taj-ud-Din Firuz Shah Gold Tanka Listed For INR 1,50,000

21 Sep 2019  Sat

Taj Al-Din Firuz Shah was the ruler of Bahamani Sultanate. He sat on the throne of Bahamani Sultanate in the year 1397 CE and ruled it 1422 CE. After sitting on the throne of Bahamani Sultanate he issued coins in all three metals gold, silver and copper.

In silver he issued coins in two different varieties; one which contains Kunya, Abul Muzaffar on the obverse and second which contains Kunya, Abul Muzaffar on the reverse side. Coins with Kunya inscription on the obverse side are common while the coins with Kunya inscription on the reverse are rare. Kunya is a component of the Arabic name, a type of epithet, the name of an adult-derived from his or her eldest child.

In copper, he issued the denomination like Falus, Two-Third Falus, Half-Falus, One-Third Falus, Paisa, Half-Paisa, Quarter-Paisa, and One-Eighth Paisa. The Paisa, Half-Paisa and Quarter- Paisa issued are in both shapes square and round.

This mintless gold tanka which weighs around 11.03g issued by him is listed for INR 1,50,000 in the upcoming auction of Todywalla which will be held in Mumbai on 21st September 2019.

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