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Silver coin with Togtu Khan’s name, who is a descendant of Chinggis Khan
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Why this is a
Masterpiece

The coins of the Mongol Empire usually had texts in Arabic script, however, a few coins had Mongolian script. This is the only coin with the name of Togtu Khan in Mongolian Pagspha script. It was created in 1278. It is is extremely rare.

History of the Object
The coin is round and carries the name of Togtu Khan, written as “Togtu al-adil” on the obverse and “Majar mint 710 AH” printed on the reverse.

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Type
Coins and medals 
Materials
Silver 
Measurements
diameter 2 cm. 
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
Mongolia 
Geography
Mongolia 
Time period
AD 13th century ~ AD 13th century 
Creation date
13th Century 
Function
Means of payment used in trade and put into circulation by the Khan's orders. 
Acquisition
Received in Mongolian Statehood History Museum's collection fund from coin collector and researcher B. Nyamaa on 10th December, 2007 according to the No 06 contract of State and Governmental Service Agency of 2007. 
Copyright
 
Acknowledgements
 
Owner
Mongolian Statehood History Museum 
Museum
Mongolian Statehood History Museum 
Credit line
 

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