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Ruler: India - Gujarat
Reigned: Mahmud III
Reigned: 1537 - 1554
Denomination: AR Tanka
Reference: MI 2838
Weight: 7.2 gms
Diameter: 17 mm

Gujarat - Mahmud III

The splitting of the empire of Muhammad bin Tughluq (Sultanate of Delhi) led also to the creation in 1403 AD of the Gujarat sultanate. The coins of this sultanate were struck following a metrology with two parallel standards called today the "Gujarat standard" and the "Delhi standard", probably to facilitate trade between the Gujarati ports and the then enclaved Delhi sultanate.

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