Aurangzeb Gold Mohur Sold For INR 62,000

17 Jan 2018  Wed

This very rare gold mohur of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb which he issued from the mint Nusratabad was sold for INR 62,000 by Oswal Auction.

Aurangzeb was the third son of Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal and the sixth Mughal Emperor of India. He was born in the year 1618 AD. He sat on the Mughal throne in the year 1658 AD and ruled it until his death in 1707 AD. His reign lasted for almost half a century. He was the last of the most powerful and great sovereigns of the Mughal crown. During his rule, the Mughal Empire reached its highest point.

Aurangzeb issued coins in gold, silver, and copper.

This gold mohur weighs around 10.9 g. The obverse of the coin is inscribed as ‘Sikka Zad Dar Jahan Chu Mihr-e-Munir Badshah Aurangzeb Alamgir with AH Date’, though the AH date is not clearly seen on this particular coin. The reverse of the coin is inscribed as ‘Julus Formula, RY date, and Mint name’.

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