A coin issued by Ala ud-Din Khilji, with a Devanagari inscription around the border of the left face (though it can't be deciphered here)
(downloaded May 2007)
"Sultans of Delhi, 'Ala al-Din Muhammad Shah, AD 1296-1316. Denomination: Billon 2-Gani. Obverse: At center, Arabic Muhammad Shah; Nagari inscription in margin. Reverse: al-sultan / al-'azam 'Ala al-D- / -unya wa al-Din. Weight: 3.35gm. Diameter: 16mm." [Image and description courtesy of *David L. Tranbarger Rare Coins*.]
A closer look at the coin, showing a bit more of the Devanagari inscription
"DELHI SULTANATE, 'Ala' al-din Muhammad Khalji (1296-1316) Billon 2-gani. Obverse: Legend: al-sultan al-azam ala' al-dunya wa'l din. Reverse: Legend, within circle: Shah Muhammad, around, in Nagari: sri sultan alavadin. Date AH 695-715 (= 1296-1316 CE). Weight 3.48 gm. Diameter 15 mm."
A silver tanka coined in AH 711 (1311/2), near the end of his reign
(downloaded Feb. 2008)
"DELHI SULTANATE, 'Ala' al-din Muhammad Khalji (1296-1316) Silver tanka of Hadrat Dehli. Obverse: Legend. Reverse: Legend, naming the king as Sikandar al-thani (the second Alexander). Date AH 711 ( = 1312 CE). Weight 10.82 gm. Diameter 27 mm."
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