This gold mohur was issued by Shah Shuja ul-Mulk of Durrani Kingdom. Shah Shuja ul-Mulk also known as Shuja Shah Durrani Khan, was the fifth ruler of the Durrani Empire.
The Durrani Empire was founded and built by Ahmed Shah Durrani. At its maximum extent, the empire covered the modern day Afghanistan, Pakistan, as well as some parts of northeast Iran, eastern Turkmenistan, and northwestern India.
This gold mohur is listed for INR 65,000 in the upcoming auction of Todywalla which will be held in Mumbai on 5 August 2018. The obverse of this coin is inscribed with the name and title of the king and reverse of the coin is inscribed with Jululs formula with the mint name Bahawalpur and regnal year ‘Ahad’.
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