Mirza Nuruddin Beig Mohammed Khan Salim was known in history by his imperial name Salim or Jahangir. He was the fourth Mughal emperor who ruled between 1605 – 1627 CE. Among all the Mughal Emperors he was undoubtedly the greatest patron of fine arts. He took a great interest in it.
Engraved here is a silver heavy Rupee of Jahangir from Qandhar mint. The obverse side of the coin bears the legend ‘Shah Nur-al-Din Jahangir Ibne Akbar Badshah’ while reverse depicts the legend ‘Rooye Zar Ra Sakhat Noorani Ba rang Mihr-o-Mah’ followed by Zarb Kandhar at bottom.
Image Source: Classical Numismatic Gallery