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ULUS JUCHI: MAJAR MINT (MAJAR AL-JADID)

Following mint names can be found
on the Majar coins of 14 - 15 centuries:


"Majar"
"Zarb Majar al-Jadid" (New)

The city of Majar (modern Budyonnovsk, Stavropol'skiy Kray, Russia)

Majar was a medieval city of Golden Horde in 13th-14th centuries. It once played a major role in the trade between Idel-Ural, Caucasus and the Black Sea region. In 13101311 the city minted its own money. In 1395 it was sacked by troops of Timur.

The ruins of buildings, public baths, water pipes and workshops, and other remains of the city are situated on the river Kuma near Budyonnovsk, Stavropol Kray, Russia.


The town was visited by Ibn Battuta in around 1332: "I then set out for the city of al-Māchar, a large town, one of the finest of the cities of the Turks, on a great river, and possessed of gardens and fruits in abundance."

 
   

1.

1 Coins with name of Toqtu khan AR  
2 Anonymous coins. Time of ruler Toqtu khan AE  
2.
1 Coins with name of Abdallah khan AE  
2 Coins with name of Jani beg II khan AR, AE  
3 Coins with name of Giyas ad-Din Muhammad khan AR  
4 Anonymous coins. Time of 1360 - 1380 AD AE  
5 Coins with name of Toqtamish khan AR, AE  
6 Anonymous coins. Time of ruler Toqtamish khan AE  
7 Anonymous coins minted after 1395 AD AE  
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Mausoleum in the Majar
(Pototskiy, 1798)
Tile from Majar
State Historical Museum
Mausoleum in the Majar
(P.S. Pallas, 1780)
Mausoleums in the Majar (P.S. Pallas, 1780)
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