Rise and fall of Mughal Empire

01 Dec 2017  Fri

Mughal Empire was founded by Babur in the year 1526 in the Indian subcontinent. The Mughals belonged to a branch of Timurid dynasty. With the establishment of British Empire in India, both their rule and their power diminished from India.

The Mughal Empire begins with the victory of Babar over Ibrahim Lodi in First Battle of Panipat in the year 1526. Later it was conquered by Sher Shah Suri during the reign of Humayun. When Humayun’s son Akbar the Great sat on the Mughal throne, empire grew drastically and it continued to grow until the end of Aurangzeb’s rule. Mughal Empire extended its rule over most of the Indian subcontinent.

This gold mohur was issued by Aurangzeb from the mint Kashmir during the 37th year of his reign the obverse of the coin is inscribed name and title of the king with AH year 1105 and reverse of the coin is inscribed with mint name ‘Kashmir’ and RY year 37.