The peculiar conciliatory tendencies of Kabir were carried on with even greater zeal from the latter part of the 15th century by one of his followers, Nanak Shah, the promulgator of the creed of the Nanak Shahis or Sikhs - i.e.
Five shahis = 3/4 kran - I~2od.
Two shahis = 4 pul.
Ten shahis = 4 kran.
One kran = 20 shahis =
~6od In 1899 from 80 to 83 copper shahis (weighing about # Ib) were being given for one silver kran.
The nominal value of the copper money was 20 shahis equal to I kran, but in some places the copper money circulated at the rate of 80 shahis to the kran, less than its intrinsic value; at other places the rates varied between 70 and 25 shahis, and the average circulating value in all Persia was over 40.
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