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Tanka (coin): CM.IN.3147-R

Object information

Awaiting location update


Ruler: Sikandar Lodi (1488-1517)
Mint: Delhi (Inferred)




History note: Part of the Thomas Collection.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 11 mm
Image(width): 11 mm
Weight: 2.29 g

Place(s) associated

  • Delhi

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1875-05-27)


1488 CE - 1517 CE

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.IN.3147-R
Primary reference Number: 92298
Ordering: SU-1998
Goron and Goenka: D710
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Audit data

Created: Monday 14 April 2014 Updated: Monday 14 April 2014 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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