ashrafi

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English[edit]

Gold asharfi of Barsabay, Mamluk sultan of Egypt 1422–1438.
A silver ashrafi minted AH 1211 (1796/7) in Najibabad.

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From Arabic أَشْرَفِيّ(ʾašrafiyy) and various descendant languages.

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ashrafi (plural ashrafis)

  1. (historical) A coin of usually gold issued by Muslim dynasties in the Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia, worth in India two mohurs.

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