Calcutta-Mint-Gold-Mohur-Listed-For-INR-2,50000

Calcutta Mint Gold Mohur Listed For INR 2,50000

17 Mar 2022  Thu

The reign of Queen Victoria is considered the second-longest reign of any British monarch. She sat on the throne of the British Empire on 20 June 1837 and ruled it until 22 January 1901. Queen Victoria was the queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. After Queen Elizabeth II, she became Empress of India, in the year 1877 CE. During her reign, British Industrialization, British technologies, and engineering discoveries were at their peak.

Queen Victoria issued this gold mohur in 1877 CE from the mint Calcutta. The Obverse side of this gold mohur depicts the bust of Queen Victoria, facing towards left, dividing legend 'VICTORIA' 'EMPRESS' written at left and right side of Queen Victoria. The reverse side of this gold mohur is inscribed as 'ONE MOHUR INDIA 1877'.

This gold mohur is listed for INR 2,70,000 in the upcoming auction of Classical Numismatic Gallery, held in Calcutta on April 2, 2022.

Image Courtesy: Classical Numismatic Gallery

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