Gold Mohur of East India Company Listed For INR 100000

24 Jan 2022  Mon

This gold mohur minted in Murshidabad weighs around 12.36g was issued in the name of Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II by the East India Company. This gold mohur was issued in the Hijri year 1202, during the 19th year of his reign. This gold mohur is listed for INR 100000, in the upcoming online auction of Oswal Antiques, which will be held in Mumbai on 19th February 2022.

Murshidabad is a town in the Indian States of West Bengal; once it was the capital of Bangla, Bihar, and Odisha. It is located on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River, distributaries of the Ganges River.

During the medieval period, Murshidabad is well known for the production of silk. The city was also a center of art and culture, including ivory sculptors, Hindustani classical music, and the Murshidabad style of Mughal painting.

Image Courtesy: Oswal Antiques

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