MAIASP. 2020. No. 12
Yu.V. Zayonchkovskiy (
JUCHID SILVER COINS WITH NAMES OF MAHMUD b. MUHAMMAD b. TIMUR KHAN AND AMIR TIN-SUFI b. MANSUR
Silver coins with the name of Tin-Sufi b. Mansur on
their reverses can be divided into two groups. Dangs
of the first group with the name and title of Emir Din-Sufi were published by
Yu.V. Zayonchkovsky in
Ch.M. Frähn had known the coins of the second group in the 1st
third of 19th century, later these dangs
were once and again published by different researchers without reading the legend of reverse.
The authors suggest reading this legend as “Tin-Sufi b. Mansour”.
The information about 22 coins of this group struck by 5 die pairs (4 obverse
and 3 reverse dies) was detected in scientific literature and numismatic
collections. The average weight of coins of this group is
It can be presumed that the issue of silver coins with the name of Amir Tin-Sufi b. Mansur on the reverse, published in the paper, and, accordingly, the fact that he held the post of beylerbey under Khan Mahmud b. Muhammad b. Timur can be dated back to the end of the 1450s — the first half of the 1460s.
Key words: Golden Horde, Jujid, numismatics, Mahmud b. Muhammad b. Timur, beylerbey, Din-Sufi, Tin-Sufi b. Mansur, source study.
Received December 15, 2020
Accepted for publication December 30, 2020
About the authors:
Zayonchkovsky Yuriy Valentinovich (
Tishkin Vladimir Evgenevich (