1 Jital, Prithviraj Chauhan, 1179-1192 AD – tezbid

1 Jital, Prithviraj Chauhan, 1179-1192 AD

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Copper 1 Jital coin minted during the reign of Prithviraj Chauhan, the last Hindu ruler of Delhi (1179-1192 AD). Prithviraj Chauhan defeated the Afghan invader Muhammad Ghauri in the first battle of Tarain in 1191 and was defeated in the second battle of Tarain in 1192 AD. He was killed by Muhammad Ghauri shortly after - though there are differing accounts of how this happened. The coin features a seated bull on the obverse and a horse rider on the reverse. Part of the words 'Shri Samant Deva' can be seen in Devnagari script. 

Weight: 3.5 grams (approx)

Shape: Round (irregular)

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Coins are part of a lot. These coins are over 800 years old and will have wear and tear on them. Coins are hand struck, so no two coins will be identical. Full impression of die on both sides is uncommon. Condition will vary between coins.