Kam Bakhsh’s Coin listed For INR 75,000

22 Aug 2018  Wed

Muhammad Kam Bakhsh was the youngest son of Emperor Aurangzeb. He sat on the Mughal throne in the year 1707 CE. After the death of Aurangzeb in the year 1707 CE there was a war succession among the three surviving sons, Muazzam – the governor of Kabul, Azam-the governor of Gujarat, and Kam Baksh-the governor of Deccan. After a long struggle, Kam Bakhsh sat on the throne on the Mughal throne in the year 1707 CE. But however, Kam Bakhsh ruled the Mughal Empire for almost one year from 1707 CE till 1708 CE; the coins issued by him are very rare. This very rare silver rupee was issued by Kam Bakhsh from the mint Dar-ul-Zafar Bijapur. The weight of this coin is around 11.2g. The obverse of this coin is inscribed as ‘Sikka Zad Dar Dakkan Bar Khursheed o Mah Shahe Kam Bakhsh Din-e-Panah with Hijri date. The Hijri date in this coin is not inscribed properly only last two number ‘20’ is visible. The reverse of this coin is inscribed as ‘Zarb Dar-uz-Zafar Bijapur, Sanah 2, Julus Mainamat Manus’. This coin is listed for INR 75,000 in the upcoming auction of Todywalla which will be held on 1st September 2018. Image Courtesy: Todywalla Auction

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