Sign up for the monthly zoom events by sending a PM with your email address to Hitesh

Main Menu

I need help identifying ancient India Coin (#40): Mamluk fals

Started by kimo, June 16, 2022, 02:56:12 AM

Previous topic - Next topic

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.


I purchased this ancient coins from ebay as Islamic India Coins
and I need your help identifying it from what era and year and what is written on it
any information will be helpful
weight 1.4 g
Diameter 1.5 cm


Dear kimo, attached photo ( is similar style to your coin but yours is not Bukhara mint; the attached coin is 5.6 gm, 31 mm:
Great Mongol Khans, AE Dirham, Bukhara mint
Obverse (left photo): Bukhara بخارا
Reverse (Right photo): " Mengu  منكو " - probably name of Monghe Khagan.
I hope this helps

Coin collecting has a curious name. It is also called the "Hobby of Kings".


Fals Mamluk

AYNAL ( 857/865 h ) Al-Ashraf Sayf al-din

Mint : Damascus

Date : 86. ?

Balog 766

a cordial greeting


Thank you JEMM for the coin ID:
Dear kimo, your coin details:
Mamluk, Burji dynasty, al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Aynal, AH 861, AE Fals, Dimashq (Damascus) mint (AH 857-865/1453-1461 AD)
Obverse (Left photo):
Center: inside square cartouche standing on edge:
بد   ,  bi-Dimashq 61 (referring to mint and date, Damascus 861)
Margin: in 4 lines reads:
Top: ضرب بدمشق
2nd line:  لا اله  \   الا الله
3rd line:   محمد رسول   \    الله
Bottom: ...........في سنه
Reverse (Right photo):
Center: inside square cartouche:
اينا   , Aynal   
Margin: clockwise legend:
السلطان الملك الاشرف , al-Sultan al-Malik al-Ashraf
Al-Malik al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Aynal (الأشرف سيف الدين إينال), was the 13th Burji Mamluk Sultan of Egypt, ruling between, 1453–1461.

Coin collecting has a curious name. It is also called the "Hobby of Kings".


An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.