BAHMANIS OF DECCEN Capital Bidar (Muhammadabad)

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

SULTANATE

(Southern India)

BAHMANIS OF DECCEN

(Capital Bidar (Muhammadabad)

(8) SHIHAB-UD-DIN AHMAD SHAH-I

(Brother of Firuz and S/o Ahmad bin Bahman Shah)

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AHMAD SHAH-I (Coin-1

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-I /Coin-1

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-I

Year : A.H 825 – 839 / A.D 1422 – 1436

Denomination: 1/4 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Qaleobazarin al Kuffar (The destroyer of the generation of infidels)

Reverse: Ahmad Shah Deendar (Ahmad Shah the pious)

Described: A.H.Siddiqui 1975

Reference: Rajgor-2601, Goron-BH.77, 3.5-4.5 g

Rarity : RARE

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AHMAD SHAH-I (Coin-2)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-I /Coin-2

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-I

Year : A.H 825 – 839 / A.D 1422 – 1436

Denomination: 1/3 GANI / falus, Metal: Copper

Date: 838 AH

Obverse: Al Mansur bi-Nasrillahil Mannan

Reverse: Abul Mughazi Ahmad Shah As Sultan

(He who is protected by the help of God the munificent father of battles, Ahmad Shah the sultan)

Described: E.Thomas in 1871

Reference: Rajgor 2579, Goron-BH.76, 4.8-5.5 g

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AHMAD SHAH-I (Coin-3)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-I /Coin-3

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-I

Year : A.H 825 – 839 / A.D 1422 – 1436

Denomination: 1/2 GANI, Metal: Copper

Date: 833

Obverse: Al Muwayyid bi Nasr allahil Malikil Hannan

Reverse: Abul Mughazi Ahmad Shah As Sultan

(He who is strengthened by the help of God the most compassionate king, the father of battle…)

Described: O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Rajgor 2580, Goron-BH.74, 8-8.6 g

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AHMAD SHAH-I (Coin-4)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-I /Coin-4

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-I

Year : A.H 825 – 839 / A.D 1422 – 1436

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper

Date: 839 A.H

Obverse: Al Mustauthiq billah, al Hannanil Mannanil ghani

Reverse: Sultan Ahmad Shah bin Ahmad bin Al Hasan Al Bahmani

(He who places confidence in God, the most compassionate, the munificent, the wealthy, Sultan Ahmad Shah son of Ahmad son of al Hasan the Bahmani)

Described : O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Rajgor 2581, Goron-BH.73, 15-16.5 g

Rarity : SCARECE

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(9) ALA-UD-DIN AHMAD SHAH-II

(S/o Ahmad Shah-I)

AHMAD SHAH-ii (Coin-1)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-II /Coin-1

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-II

Year : A.H 839 –862 / A.D 1436 – 1458

Denomination: 1/9 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Ahmad shah

Reverse: Jahan Panah (Refuge of the world)

Described : A.H.Siddiqui in 1966

Reference: Copper Coins of Bahmanis, By D. Raja Reddy & P. Suryanarayana Reddy, Legend No.6 of Ahmad-ii,   Goron-BH.92, 1.7 g

Rarity: RARE

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-II /Coin-2

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-II

Year : A.H 839 –862 / A.D 1436 – 1458

Denomination: 1/6 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Ahmad shah

Reverse: Not read

Reference: Rajgor 2593

Rarity : SCARECE

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AHMAD SHAH-ii (Coin-3)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-II /Coin-3

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-II

Year : A.H 839 –862 / A.D 1436 – 1458

Denomination: 1/4 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Ahmad Shah

Reverse: Zile illah (The shadow of God)

Described: A.H.Siddiqui in 1964

Reference: Round type, Rajgor 2594, Goron-BH.91, 3.3-3.6 g

Rarity : SCARECE

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AHMAD SHAH-ii (Coin-4)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-II /Coin-4

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-II

Year : A.H 839 –862 / A.D 1436 – 1458

Denomination: 1/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Ahmad Shah

Reverse: Zile illah (The shadow of God)

Described: A.H.Siddiqui in 1964

Reference: Rajgor 2594, Goron-BH.91, but Square Verity, 3.3-3.6 g

Rarity : SCARECE

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AHMAD SHAH-ii (Coin-5)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-II /Coin-5

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-II

Year : A.H 839 –862 / A.D 1436 – 1458

Denomination: 1/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Date: 848 A.H

Obverse: Al Mustansir billahil Ghani Abul Muzaffar (He who seeks aid from God, the rich etc)

Reverse: Ahmad Shah bin Ahmad Shah al Bahmani

Described: O.Codrington 1883

Reference: Rajgor 2596, Goron-BH.88, 5-5.5 g

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AHMAD SHAH-ii (Coin-6)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-II /Coin-6

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-II

Year : A.H 839 –862 / A.D 1436 – 1458

Denomination: 1/2 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al mustansir billahil Ghani Abul Muzaffar (He who seeks aid from God, the rich etc.)

Reverse: Ahmad Shah bin Ahmad Shah al Bahmani

Reference : Rajgor 2596, Goron-BH.88 (verity, Retrograde, Ob, Re./ mirror coin)

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AHMAD SHAH-ii (Coin-7)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-II /Coin-7

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-II

Year : A.H 839 –862 / A.D 1436 – 1458

Denomination: 1/2 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mustansir billahil Ghani Abul Muzaffar

Reverse: Ahmad shah bin Ahmad shah al Bahmani

Reference : Rajgor 2596, Goron-BH.88 (verity, Jumping legend)

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AHMAD SHAH-ii (Coin-8)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-II /Coin-8

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-II

Year : A.H 839 –862 / A.D 1436 – 1458

Denomination: 1/2 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Wathiq Bitaidil Malikililah Abul Muzaffar (He who confides in the support of the king, Allah , Father of the Conqueror)

Reverse: Ahmad Shah bin Ahmad Shah Bahman Shah

Described: E.Thomas in 1967

Reference: Rajgor 2597, Goron-BH.87, 7-8 g

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AHMAD SHAH-ii (Coin-9)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-II /Coin-9

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-II

Year : A.H 839 –862 / A.D 1436 – 1458

Denomination: 2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Date: 849 A.H

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil Alallahil Ghani (He who trusts in God the rich)

Reverse: Ahmad Shah bin Ahmad Shah Al Waliyil Bahmani

Described: E.Thomas in 1967

Reference : Rajgor 2598, Goron-BH.85 (Mint name, Bahazrat Muhammadabad in circle)

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AHMAD SHAH-ii (Coin-10)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-II /Coin-10

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-II

Year : A.H 839 –862 / A.D 1436 – 1458

Denomination: 2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Date: 861 A.H

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil Alallahil Ghani (He who trusts in God the rich)

Reverse: Ahmad Shah bin Ahmad Shah Al Waliyil Bahmani

Reference: Rajgor.2598, Goron-BH.85 (variety, w/o circle)

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AHMAD SHAH-ii (Coin-11)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-II /Coin-11

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-II

Year : A.H 839 –862 / A.D 1436 – 1458

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper

Date: 841 A.H

Obverse: Al Mutasim bi habillahil Mannan Summi khalillurRahman abul muzaffar

(The protector with the strength of God the munificent, known as the friend of the merciful One etc.)

Reverse: Alauddunya Waddin Ahmad Shah bin Ahmad Shah As Sultan

Described: E.Thomas in 1967

Reference: Rajgor. 2600, Goron-BH.84, 15.5-16.5 g

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AHMAD SHAH-II (Coin-12)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-II /Coin-12

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-II

Year : A.H 839 –862 / A.D 1436 – 1458

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Silver

Obverse: Al-sultan al-halim al-karim al-rauf ala ibad Allah al-gani al-muhaimani

Reverse: Abul muzaffar ala al-dunya wal din Ahmad shah bin Ahmad shah al-wali al-bahmani

(The gracious and generous sultan, who is benevolent to the worship of Allah, the rich, the protector, the Father of the Conqueror, the glory of the world and the faith, Ahmad Shah, the governor, the Bahmani

Mint: Muhammadabad

Reference: Rajgor. 2605, Goron-BH.83, 10.8-11 g

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(10) ALA-UD-DIN HUMAYUN SHAH

(S/o Ahmad Shah-II)

HUMAYUN SHAH (Coin-1)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Humayun Shah /Coin-1

Ruler : Humayun Shah

Year : A.H 862- 866 / A.D 1458 – 1461

Denomination: 1/ 3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Darai Nighaban (God the guardian)

Reverse: Humayun Shah bin Ahmad Shah As Sultan

Described: O.Codrington in 1898.

Reference: Rajgor. 2611, Goron-BH.100, 5.4-5.5 g

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HUMAYUN SHAH (Coin-2)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Humayun Shah /Coin-2

Ruler : Humayun Shah

Year : A.H 862- 866 / A.D 1458 – 1461

Denomination: 1/2 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil Ala karam allahil Hannan al Ghani (He who trusts in the generosity of God, the most compassionate the rich)

Reverse: Humayun shah bin Ahmad Shah Al Waliyil Bahmani

Described: O.Codrington in 1898.

Reference: Rajgor. 2615, Goron-BH.99, 8-8.2 g

Rarity : SCARECE

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HUMAYUN SHAH (Coin-3)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Humayun Shah /Coin-3

Ruler : Humayun Shah

Year : A.H 862- 866 / A.D 1458 – 1461

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper Date: 864 A.H

Weight: 15.69 grams. Size: 2.35 cms.

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil Alallahil Qawiyil Ghani, abul mughazi

(He who trusts in God, the Powerful, the rich etc.)

Reverse: Alauddunya Wad-din Humayun shah bin Ahmad  Shah Al Waliyil Bahmani

Described: O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Copper Coins of Bahmanis, By D. Raja Reddy & P. Suryanarayana Reddy, Legend No.1 (a) of Humayun and Rajgor. 2617, Goron-BH.97, 16-16.5 g

Rarity : SCARECE

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HUMAYUN SHAH (Coin-4)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Humayun Shah /Coin-4

Ruler : Humayun Shah

Year : A.H 862- 866 / A.D 1458 – 1461

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper Date: 865 A.H

Weight: 10.80 grams. Size: 2.10 cms.

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil Alallahil Qawiyil Ghani

Reverse: Alauddunya Waddin Humayun shah bin Ahmad Shah Al Waliyil Bahmani

Reference: Copper Coins of Bahmanis, By D. Raja Reddy & P. Suryanarayana Reddy, Legend No.1 (b) of Humayun

Described: O.Codrington in 1883

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(11) NIZAM-UD-DIN AHMAD SHAH-III

( S/o Humayun Shah )

AHMAD SHAH-iii (Coin-1)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-III /Coin-1

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-III

Year : A.H 866-867 / A.D 1461-1463

Denomination: 1/ 3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Date: 866 A.H

Obverse: Al Wathiq billahir Rahman (He who confides in God, the merciful)

Reverse: Abul Muzaffar Ahmad Shah As Sultan

Described: O.Codrington.in 1883

Reference: Rajgor. 2628, Goron-BH.107 5-5.5 g

Rarity : SCARECE

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AHMAD SHAH-iii (Coin-2)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-III/Coin-2

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-III

Year : A.H 866-867 / A.D 1461-1463

Denomination: 1/2 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Almutiu Bi-Amrillahil Mannan (He who is obedient and beneficent by God’s command)

Reverse: Abul Muzaffar Ahmad Shah As Sultan

Describe: O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Rajgor 2629, Goron-BH.106, 8 g

Rarity : SCARECE

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AHMAD SHAH-iii (Coin-3)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-III/Coin-3

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-III

Year : A.H 866-867 / A.D 1461-1463

Denomination: 2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Ar Raji be Taid-ir-Rahman (He who hopes for the support of the merciful One)

Reverse: Abul Muzaffar Ahmad Shah As Sultan

Described: O. Codrington in 1883 Reference: Rajgor. 2630, Goron-BH.105, 10.4-11.2 g

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AHMAD SHAH-iii (Coin-4)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Ahmad Shah-III/Coin-4

Ruler : Ahmad Shah-III

Year : A.H 866-867 / A.D 1461-1463

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mustansir bi Nasrillahil Qawiyil Ghani (He who seeks aid from the support of God, the strong, the rich)

Reverse: Ahmad Shah bin Humayun Shah Al Bahmani

Described: O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Rajgor 2631, Goron-BH.104, 16.2-16.6g

Rarity : SCARECE

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(12) SHAMS-UD-DIN MUHAMMAD SHAH-III

(S/o Humayun Shah & brother of Ahmad Sh-iii)

MUHAMMAD-iii (Coin-1)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-III/Coin-1

Ruler : Muhammad Shah-III

Year : A.H 867-887 / A.D 1463-1482

Denomination: 1/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Zillulah (The shadow of God)

Reverse: Muhammad Shah

Described: M.A.W. Khan in 1964

Reference: Copper Coins of Bahmanis, By D. Raja Reddy & P. Suryanarayana Raddy,

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Rarity : SCARECE

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MUHAMMAD SHAH-III (coin-2)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-III /Coin-2

Ruler : Muhammad Shah-III

Year : A.H 867-887 / A.D 1463-1482

Denomination: 1/6 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Muhammad Shah

Reverse : bin Humayun Shah

Described: Speight E.E. in 1935

Reference: Rajgor. 2640, Goron-BH.119, 2.8 g

Rarity : SCARECE

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MUHAMMAD SHAH-III (3)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-III /Coin-3

Ruler : Muhammad Shah-III

Year : A.H 867-887 / A.D 1463-1482

Denomination: 1/4 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Muhammad Shah

Reverse : bin Humayun Shah

Reference: Same as Rajgor. 2640 but Calligraphy is different

Rarity : SCARECE

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MUHAMMAD SHAH-iii (Coin-4)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-III /Coin-4

Ruler : Muhammad Shah-III

Year : A.H 867-887 / A.D 1463-1482

Denomination: 1/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mustasim billah Shamsuddunya Waddin

Reverse : Muhammad Shah bin Humayun Shah As Sultan

Described: O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Rajgor. 2641, Goron-BH.117, 5.5 g

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MUHAMMAD-iii (Coin-5)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-III /Coin-5

Ruler : Muhammadd Shah-III

Year : A.H 867-887 / A.D 1463-1482

Denomination: 1/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mutasim billah Abul Muzaffa

Reverse: Muhammad Shah bin Humayun Shah As Sultan

Described : Rao.D, in 1958

Reference: Copper Coins of Bahmanis, By D. Raja Reddy & P. Suryanarayana Reddy,

Legend No. 4 of Mhamud Shah, and Rajgor- 2660, Goron-BH.118, 5.3-5.5 g

Rarity: RARE.

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MUHAMMAD SHAH-iii (Coin-6)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-III /Coin-6

Ruler : Muhammad Shah-III

Year : A.H 867-887 / A.D 1463-1482

Denomination: 1/2 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mustasim billah Shams-ud-dunya Waddin

Reverse: Muhammad Shah bin Humayun Shah As Sultan

Described: O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Rajgor. 2645, Goron-BH.116, 8-8.5 g

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MUHAMMAD SHAH-iii (Coin-7)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-III /Coin-7

Ruler : Muhammad Shah-III

Year : A.H 867-887 / A.D 1463-1482

Denomination: 2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Date: 87-

Obverse: Al Mustasim billah Shams-ud-dunya Waddin

Reverse: Muhammad Shah bin Humayun Shah As Sultan

Described: O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Rajgor. 2648, Goron-BH.115, 10.5-11.5 g

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MUHAMMAD SHAH-iii (Coin-8)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-III /Coin-8

Ruler : Muhammad Shah-III

Year : A.H 867-887 / A.D 1463-1482

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mustasim billah Shams-ud-dunya Waddin

Reverse: Muhammad Shah bin Humayun Shah As Sultan

Described: O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Rajgor. 2649 (Crude variety) 10.5-11.5 g

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MUHAMMAD SHAH-iii (Coin-9)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-III /Coin-9

Ruler : Muhammad Shah-III

Year : A.H 867-887 / A.D 1463-1482

Denomination: 2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mustasim billah Shams-ud-dunya Waddin

Reverse: Muhammad Shah bin Humayun Shah As Sultan

Reference: Rajgor. 2649 (but lighter and Jumping legend)

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MUHAMMAD SHAH-iii (Coin-10)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-III /Coin-10

Ruler : Muhammad Shah-III

Year : A.H 867-887 / A.D 1463-1482

Denomination: 2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mustasim billah Shams-ud-dunya Waddin

Reverse: Muhammad Shah bin Humayun Shah As Sultan

Reference: w/o a line below as sultan, Rajgor-2647,

Goron-BH.115 A, 10.6 g

Rarity: RARE.

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MUHAMMAD SHAH-iii (Coin-11)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-III /Coin-11

Ruler : Muhammad Shah-III

Year : A.H 867-887 / A.D 1463-1482

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper

Date: 886 AH

Obverse: Al Mustasim billah Shams-ud-dunya Waddin

Reverse: Muhammad Shah bin Humayun Shah As Sultan

Described: O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Rajgor. 2650-1, Goron-BH.114, 16.2-16.5 g

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MUHAMMAD SHAH-iii (Coin-12)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-III /Coin-12

Ruler : Muhammad Shah-III

Year : A.H 867-887 / A.D 1463-1482

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper

Date: 878 AH

Obverse: Al Mustasim billah Shams-ud-dunya Waddin

Reverse: Muhammad Shah bin Humayun Shah As Sultan

Reference: Rajgor. 2650-1 (Verity, Jumping legend)

Rarity : RARE

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(13) SHIHAB-UD-DIN MAHMUD SHAH

( S/o Muhammad shah-iii )

MAHMUD SHAH (Coin-1

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-1

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: 1/8 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Mahmud Shah

Reverse: Bin Muhammad Shah

Described : E.E.Speight in 1935

Reference: Copper Coins of Bahmanis, By D. Raja Reddy & P. Suryanarayana Reddy,

Legend No. 13/a of Mhamud Shah.

Rarity : RARE

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MAHMUD SHAH (Coin-2)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-2

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: 1/6 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil alallah

Reverse: Mahmud Shah bin Muhammad Shah Al Sultan

Described: Siddiqui A.H in 1966

Reference: Copper Coins of Bahmanis, By D. Raja Reddy & P. Suryanarayana Reddy,

Legend No. 8 of Mhamud Shah,

Rajgor-2657, Goron-BH.144, 2.8 g

Rarity: RARE.

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-3

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: 1/4 GANI, Metal: Copper

Reference: Rajgor. 2658 (Thin Plan Chet) 4-4.5 g

Rarity : SCARECE

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MAHMUD SHAH (Coin-4)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-4

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: 1/2 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil alallah

Reverse: Mahmud Shah bin Muhammad Shah

Described: O.Codrington in 1898

Reference: Rajgor. 2659

Rarity : SCARECE

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MAHMUD SHAH (Coin-5)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-5

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: 1/2 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil alallah

Reverse: Mahmud Shah bin Muhammad Shah

Described: O.Codrington in 1898

Reference: Rajgor. 2659 (Verity)

Rarity : SCARECE

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MAHMUD SHAH (Coin-6)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-6

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: 1/2 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil alallahil Hannanil Mannan

Reverse: Mahmud Shah bin Muhammad Shah As Sultan

Described: S.Ahmad in 1960

Reference: Rajgor. 2662, Goron-BH.135, 8 g

Rarity : SCARECE

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MAHMUD SHAH (Coin-7)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-7

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: 2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil alallahil Hannanil Mannan

Reverse: Mahmud Shah bin Muhammad Shah As Sultan

Reference: Rajgor. 2662 (Verity, The word “Muhammad” is bigger)

Rarity : SCARECE

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MAHMUD SHAH (Coin-8)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-8

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: 2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil al alahil Qawiyil Ghani

Reverse : Mahmud Shah bin Muhammad Shah Al Bahmani

Described: O. Codrington in 1883

Reference: Rajgor. 2667, Goron-BH.132, 10-11g

Rarity : SCARECE

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MAHMUD SHAH (Coin-9)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-9

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil al allahil Hannanil Mannan Abul Mughazi

Reverse: Mahmud Shah bin Muhammad Shah As Sultan

Described: O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Rajgor. 2668 , 8-8.5 g

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MAHMUD SHAH (Coin-10)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-10

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: 1&2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Muwayyeid bi Nasrillahil Ghani

Reverse: As Sultan Mahmud Bahmani

Reference : Copper Coins of Bahmanis, By D. Raja Reddy & P. Suryanarayana Reddy,

Legend No, 11 of Mahmud

Described: Whittel H.M in 1923

Rarity : SCARECE

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MAHMUD SHAH (Coin-11)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-11

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil al allahil Hannanil Mannan Abul Mughazi

Reverse: Mahmud Shah bin Muhammad Shah As Sultan

Described: O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Rajgor. 2670, Goron-BH.123, 15.5-16.5 g

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MAHMUD SHAH (Coin-12)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-12

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil al allahil Hannanil Mannan Abul Mughazi

Reverse: Mahmud Shah bin Muhammad Shah As Sultan

Described: O.Codrington in 1883

Reference: Same as Rajgor. 2670, Goron-BH.123 but lighter and

The word of Muhammad’s ”d” is bigger

Rarity : SCARECE

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MAHMUD SHAH (Coin-13)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Mahmud Shah /Coin-13

Ruler : Mahmud Shah

Year : A.H 887–924 / A.D 1482-1518

Denomination: 1&2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Mutawakkil al allahil Hannanil Mannan Abul Mughazi

Reverse: Mahmud Shah bin Muhammad Shah As Sultan

Reference: As type 2670 but thick letters, Rajgor. 2675  Goron-BH.124

Rarity : SCARECE

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(14) ALA-UD-DIN MUHAMMAD SHAH-IV

( S/o Shihabuddin Mahmud Shah )

MUHAMMAD SHAH-iv (Coin-1)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Muhammad Shah-IV /Coin-1

Ruler : Muhammad Shah-iv

Year : A.H 924–927 / A.D 1518-152

Denomination: 1/4 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Muhammad Shah

Reverse: Bin Mahmud shah

Described: E.E. Speight in 1935

Reference: Rajgor. 2681, 2.8-2.9 g

Rarity : VERY RARE

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(15) WALIYULLAH SHAH

(S/o Mahmud & brother of Ahmad shah-iv)

WALIYULLAH SHAH (Coin-1)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Waliyullah Shah /Coin-1

Ruler : Waliyllah Shah

Year : A.H 929–932 / A.D 1523-1526

Denomination: 1/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Muwayyid bi Nasrillahil

Reverse: As Sultan Waliyullah

Described: H.M. Whittell in 1923

Reference: Rajgor. 2683, Goron-BH.159, 5-5.6 g

Rarity : SCARECE

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WALLIYULLA SHAH (Coin-2)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Waliyullah Shah /Coin-2

Ruler : Walliyulla Shah

Year : A.H 929–932 / A.D 1523-1526

Denomination: 2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Muwayyid bi Nasrillahil Ghani

Reverse: As Sultan Waliyullah al Bahmani

Described: O.Codrington in 1898

Reference: Rajgor. 2685, Goron-BH.157, 10.5-11 g

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WALLIYULLA SHAH (Coin-3)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Waliyullah Shah /Coin-3

Ruler : Walliyulla Shah

Year : A.H 929–932 / A.D 1523-1526

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Muwayyid bi Nasrillahil Mulikil Qwihil Ghani (He who is strength by the help of God, the king, the strong, the rich)

Reverse: As Sultan Waliyullah al Sultan Mahmud Shah Bahmani

Described: O.Codrington in 1898

Reference: Rajgor. 2686, Goron-BH.155, 16.2-16.5 g

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(16) KALIMULLAH SHAH

(S/o Mahmud & brother of Waliyullah shah)

KALIMULLAH SHAH (Coin-1)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Kalimullah Shah /Coin-1

Ruler : Kalimullah Shah

Year : A.H 930–942 / A.D 1526-1538

Denomination: 1/4 GANI, Metal: Copper (Small size)

Obverse: As Sultan

Reverse: Kalimullah

Described : O.Codrington in 1898

Reference : Copper Coins of Bahmanis, By D. Raja Reddy & P. Suryanarayana Reddy,

Legend No, 1/a of Kalimullah

Rarity : RARE

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KALIMULLAH (Coin-2)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Kalimullah Shah /Coin-2

Ruler : Kalimullah Shah

Year : A.H 930–942 / A.D 1526-1538

Denomination: 1/4 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: As Sultan

Reverse: Kalimullah

Described : O.Codrington in 1898

Reference : Copper Coins of Bahmanis, By D. Raja Reddy & P. Suryanarayana Reddy,

Legend No, 1/b of Kalimullah

Rarity : RARE

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KALIMULLAH (Coin-3)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Kalimullah Shah /Coin-3

Year : A.H 930–942 / A.D 1526-1538

Denomination:1/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Muwayyid bi Nasrillah

Reverse: As Sultan Kalimullah

Described: O.Codrington in 1898

Reference: Rajgor. 2690, Goron-BH.166, 5.6 g

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KALIMULLAH SHAH (Coin-4)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Kalimullah Shah /Coin-4

Ruler : Kalimullah Shah

Year : A.H 930–942 / A.D 1526-1538

Denomination: 1/2 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Muwayyid bi Nasrillahil Ghani

Reverse: As Sultan Kalimullah Al Bahmani

Described: O.Codrington in 1898

Reference: Rajgor. 2693, Goron-BH.165, 8-8.6 g

Rarity : SCARECE

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KALIMULLAH SHAH (Coin-5)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Kalimullah Shah /Coin-5

Ruler : Kalimullah Shah

Year : A.H 930–942 / A.D 1526-1538

Denomination: 2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Muwayyid bi Nasrillah Malikil Qawiyil Ghani

Reverse: As Sultan Kalimullah Mahmudul Bahmani

Described: O.Codrington in 1898

Reference: Rajgor. 2694, Goron-BH.164, 11-11.5 g

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KALIMULLAH SHAH (Coin-6)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Kalimullah Shah /Coin-6

Ruler : Kalimullah Shah

Year : A.H 930–942 / A.D 1526-1538

Denomination: GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Muwayyid bi Nasrillah Malikil Qawiyil Ghani (He who is strength by the help of God, the king, the strong, the rich)

Reverse: As Sultan Kalimullah Mahmudul Bahmani

Described: O.Codrington in 1898

Reference: Rajgor. 2696, Goron-BH.161, 16.5-17 g

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KALIMULLAH SHAH (Coin-7)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Kalimullah Shah /Coin-7

Ruler : Kalimullah Shah

Year : Year : A.H 930–942 / A.D 1526-1538

Denomination: 1&2/3GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Muwayyid bi Nasrillah Malikil Qawiyil Ghani

Reverse: As Sultan Kalimullah Mahmudul Bahmani

Described: O.Codrington in 1898

Reference: Same as Rajgor. 2696 but lighter weight,

Goron-BH.161

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KALIMULLAH SHAH (Coin-8)

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9-Gulbarga Sultanate, Kalimullah Shah /Coin-8

Ruler : Kalimullah Shah

Year : A.H 930–942 / A.D 1526-1538

Denomination: 1&2/3 GANI, Metal: Copper

Obverse: Al Muwayyid bi Nasrillah Malikil Qawiyil Ghani

Reverse: As Sultan Kalimullah Mahmudul Bahmani

Reference: Same as Rajgor. 2696 but Different Calligraphy

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