'Ala-ud-daula Mas'ud III

('Ala al daulah Masaud III)

1099-1115 AD
492-508 AH


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Mas'ud III continues using denominational names on his dirhams started under Ibrahim .  The following are the names listed by Album; zahiri, yamini, qahiri, and sana'i.  During his reign, the Ghaznavid kingdom is weaken because of the debasement of the coinage.


MA468
Qahiri Dirham
Dated either 503
or 505 AH
Identified by
Dr. Florian Schwarz

Abbasid Caliph: al-Mustazhir Bi'Llah

Billion
Mint: Ghazna
Mas'ud 3 468
MA471
Qahiri Dirham
Dated either 503
or 505 AH
Identified by
Dr. Florian Schwarz

Abbasid Caliph: al-Mustazhir Bi'Llah

Billion
Mint: Ghazna
Mas'ud III 471

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Numbers used to identify the coins are based on the numbers used in the Sylloge Numorum Arabicorum Turingen, Gazna/Kabul, XIV d Harasan IV, by Florin Schwarz.

Howard Cole, 2003