2 Gani - Ala al din Mohammed II Khilji

2 Gani - Ala al din Mohammed II Khilji - obverse2 Gani - Ala al din Mohammed II Khilji - reverse

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Features

Issuer Sultanate of Delhi (Indian Sultanates)
Sultan Alauddin Khalji (1296-1316)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1296-1316
Value 2 Gani (¼)
Currency Tanka (1206-1526)
Composition Billon (.080 silver)
Weight 3.46 g
Diameter 16 mm
Thickness 2.00 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
38433
References Mitch WI# 2569,
Michael Mitchiner; 1977. Oriental Coins and Their Values / Volume 1. The World of Islam. Hawkins Publications, London, United Kingdom.
Val CCI# 203,
William H. Valentine; 1914. The Copper Coins of India / Part 1. Bengal and the United Provinces. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
Hull# 209,
Donald B. Hull; 1972. Collectors' Guide to Muhammadan Coins of India 1200 AD to 1860 AD. Printed by Cunningham Press, Alhambra, California, United States.
GG# D233,
Stan Goron, J. P. Goenka; 2001. The Coins of the Indian Sultanates : Covering the Area of Present-day India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, New Delhi, India.
Tye# 419
Robert Tye, Monica Tye; 1995. Jitals : A Catalogue and Account of the Coin Denomination of Daily Use in Medieval Afghanistan and North West India. Robert Tye, Loch Eynort, Scotland.

Obverse

Sultan name in Persian in a double ring with Sultan name in Nagari around

Scripts: Arabic, Devanagari

Lettering:
شاه محمد
श्री सुल्तान अलावदीनी

Translation:
Within circle: Shah Muhammad
Legend in Devnagari, outside circle (mostly off flan): Sri Sultan Alavadin (Alauddin)

Reverse

Legend in Persian

Script: Arabic

Lettering: السلطان الاعظم على الدنیا و الدین

Translation: Al-sultan al-azam ala' al-dunya wa'l din

Edge

Plain

Comments

- Weight varies 3.42 - 3.54 grams

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1296  7%
ND (1296-1316)  $ 3.50 $ 4.40 $ 4.40 $ 4.40 76%
1297  4%
1298  1.4%
1299  0.8%
1300  0%
1301  1.4%
1302  1.6%
1303  0.5%
1304  0%
1305  0.3%
1306  0.5%
1307  0.5%
1308  0%
1309  0.3%
1310  0.3%
1311  1.6%
1312  0.3%
1313  0%
1314  0%
1315  0%
1316  3%

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