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View Categories Home > Catalog > |Medieval & Modern Coins| > |Islamic| > IS49627Islamic, Timurids of Fars, Abdullah Mirza, AH 838 - 850, 1435 - 1447 A.D. The attribution on this coin is from Alex Malloy's tag. We have not been able to find another example in our references or online.
Abdullah was a great-grandson of Timur, and was made governor of Fars by his grandfather. In 1447, his cousin Sultan Muhammad forced him to abandon the province and, as a supporter of Ulugh Beg, he was imprisoned by 'Abd al-Latif. When 'Abd al-Latif was murdered in 1450, Abdullah was released and made ruler of Samarkand. In 1451 he was defeated and executed by Abu Sa'id.
IS49627. Gold fractional dinar, unpublished(?), VF, Seistan, Jairaft(?) mint, weight 1.218g, maximum diameter 8.8mm, AH 841 (1437 - 1438 A.D.); ex Alex G. Malloy; extremely rare; SOLD
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