This silver rupee issued by Mughal Empire ruler Muhammad Azam Shah; is listed for INR 250,000 in an upcoming auction of Oswal Antiques that will be held in Mumbai; on 5th December 2020.
Muhammad Azam Shah was the ruler of the Mughal Empire. He was the eldest son of sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. In the year 1681 CE; he was appointed as the heir apparent to his father. Later, after the death of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, he sat on the throne of the Mughal Empire in the year 1707 CE. In the same year, he was defeated by his stepbrother Muhammad Mu’azzam in the battle of Jajau, who later sat on the Mughal throne by the title ‘Bahadur Shah I’.
This silver issued by Muhammad Azam Shah was minted in Ahmednagar and it weighs around 11.42g. The obverse of this coin is inscribed with the name and title of the Mughal Emperor Muhammad Azam Shah. The reverse of this coin is inscribed with the mint name Ahmadnagar.
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