This copper paisa issued by Shams Al-Din Muzaffar Shah III; the sultan of Gujarat Sultanate. Shams Al-Din Muzaffar Shah III sat on the throne of Gujarat in the year 1560 CE. As his reign begins, Gujarat Sultanate was carved into personal fiefdoms by various nobles and adventurers. Even though he lacked much authority during his reign, coins were struck in his name.
Shams Al-Din Muzaffar Shah III issued coins in gold, silver, and copper. Most of the coins issued by him were struck in Ahmadabad. All the Silver coins issued by him were issued with the weight standard of 7.0-7.5g, but this weight standard was lowered down during the later stage of his reign. During the second year of his reign, he had all his silver coin in the Mughal pattern.
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