A tanka coined in Bengal, showing a horseman, with a border inscription in an Indic script

Source: http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/parscoins/store/viewitem.asp?idProduct=3779
(downloaded May 2007)

"Bengal. Iltutmish.1st Reign.1217-1220 AD. AR Tanka (10.80 gm; 26 mm). Horseman left holding mace."


A billion 2-ghani silver coin minted by Iltutmish, with a Nagari inscription around the edge of the left face

Source: ebay, May 2007

*Ancient Coins Canada**-- many fascinating coins of Iltutmish's, including others with Indic designs and inscriptions

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