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Shams Al-Din Muzaffar Shah III Gold Tanka Listed For INR 45,000

01 Feb 2019  Fri

Shams Al-Din Muzaffar Shah III was sultan of Gujarat Sultanate. Gujarat Sultanate was the late medieval kingdom established in the early 15th Century. It was established by Zafar Khan (son of Sadharan, a Tanka Rajput) in the year 1396. He was appointed as a Governor of Gujarat by Nasir-ud-din Muhammad Bin Tughluq IV in the year 1391 CE.

Shams Al-Din Muzaffar Shah III sat on the throne of Gujarat Sultanate 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.

This gold tanka which weighs around 12.01g was issued by him during the Hijri year 969. The obverse of this coin is inscribed and obverse of the coin is inscribed as ‘al-Mu 'ayyad Bi-Ta 'yld Al-Rahman Shams Al-Dunya Wa 'l Din Abul nasr. The reverse of the coin is inscribed ‘Muzaffar Shah Bin Mahmud Shah Al Sultan’.

This gold tanka is listed for INR 45,000 in the upcoming auction of Oswal which will be held in Ahmadabad on 8th February 2019.

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