Nadir Shah is amalgamated with some of the later Mughals; a steel engraving from the 1790's, with modern hand coloring

Source: ebay, July 2007


*Ruins of old Kandahar Citadel, a photo by Sir Henry Bellew, c.1881* (BL); it was destroyed by Nadir Shah in 1738 on his way to India


An "Indian type" rupee coin minted by Nadir Shah in Sind after his invasion of 1738-39

Source: http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/canmoose/store/viewitem.asp?idProduct=1129
(downloaded Jan. 2007)

"Nadir Shah Afshar, Rupi AR coin, Sind mint. This is a rare silver coin belonging to the reign of Nadir Shah 1148-1160 AH (AD1735-1747) from Afsharid dynasty. It is an Indian type minted during his post-occupation of India. It weighs 11.5 gr. (20 mm.) and was minted in the city of Sind in India, with no date. The obverse reads in Farsi: “Hast Sultan bar Salatin-e Jahan/Shah-e Shahan, Nadir Sahibqiran' meaning: “He is the ruler over all the rulers of the world/ Nadir, the king of the kings, the sahib-qiran'. On the reverse: the mint inside a circle in the middle of the flan with flower and dotted decorations."


Nadir Shah's tomb, in Mashhad, Iran

Source: http://bss.sfsu.edu/kemiller/photos/week1/slides/shelled%20tomb%20of%20King%20Nadir%20Shah.html
(downloaded Jan. 2007)


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