Rare AR Bilingual Damma of Muhammad-IV of Multan, ca. 913 CE (F&T: M76a RR), XF
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AMIRS OF MULTAN: Muhammad-IV, fl. after 913 CE, AR bilingual damma (Qanhari dirham), 0.50g, (8.9-10.6)mm
OBVERSE: (In Sharada script) Sri MaDu / MaTi (An early _Sanskrit-ization_ of the Arabic name Muhammad)
REVERSE: (In Kufic script) Lillah Muhammad (_transl._ : for Allah (struck by) Muhammad ) below the three large pellets / dots motif which is surrounded by Shri (top), Ta (left) Pa(right)
REMARKS: VF-EF, R.
REFERENCE(S): Goron and Goenka: AM3 (listed as R (rare)), Fishman and Todd: M76 Type E17 Type(a) (listed as RR (very rare)). This type is characterized by the ligated first and second letters in the Sharada inscription.
This series of bilingual coinage of the Samid Amirs of Multan is unique because a number of local titles adopted by the Muslim Amirs are taken from local religious texts and inscribed in the local script.
NOTE: Please consult the provided photographs to ascertain the condition of the coin and bid with confidence that you will receive the same coin.
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