The third and final part of a Collection of Coins of the Indian Sultanates will be offered by International coins, medals, banknotes and jewellery specialists Dix Noonan Webb in a live online auction of Indian Coins and Historical Medals on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 10am on their website www.DNW.co.uk
Among the highlights of the Collection, which comprises 284 lots in this particular sale, will be an extremely rare Tanka from the reign of the Bahmanid sultan Ghiyath al-din Tahmatan (799h) which is expected to fetch £2,000-£2,600; while an extremely fine and rare Nazarana Tanka of the Malwa sultan Nasir Shah (906-916h) is estimated at £1,200-£1,500, and a very fine and rare Tanka from the reign of the Kashmir sultan Zayn al-Abidin (823-874h) is expected to fetch £1,000-£1,200.
Expert in charge, Tim Wilkes, commented: Following on from the success of last Octobers sale, which saw three coins from the Collection of Coins of the Indian Sultanates each fetch over £30,000, we are looking forward to this sale, which will attract interest from all over the world.
Also in the sale will be a collection of Rupees of British India; this collection comprises 67 lots and includes a restrike proof Rupee of William IV estimated at £1,500-1,800. A highlight of the small group of Indian historical medals is a gold ticket from the East Indian Railway Company estimated at £1,000-1,200.