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Offline Pellinore

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Great Mongols: GŁyŁk khan silver half dirham
« on: August 13, 2017, 01:32:21 AM »
Today two very nice Mongol coins came in. This is a small silver coin of GŁyŁk Khan (1246-1248), a half dirham with two lines of text at one side in a double circle and GŁyŁk's tamgha (called 'Khulbu Ongi') at the other side in a small circle surrounded by text. The tamgha has the form of a pair of glasses. I wonder about the meaning of the text. There also is a little cross in the text outside the tamgha.

Clear silver, 14 mm, 0.98 gr. Album 1976F.

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Re: Great Mongols: GŁyŁk khan silver half dirham
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2017, 10:52:00 AM »
This is an early ruler i do not recall having seen any coins from in hand. Thanks for showing. Also intriguing that it is such a small piece.

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Re: Great Mongols: GŁyŁk khan silver half dirham
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2017, 01:40:36 PM »
An intriguing little coin  8)
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