Kam Bakhsh’s Silver Rupee Sold for INR 75,000

14 Sep 2018  Fri

Muhammad Kam Bakhash was the youngest son of Emperor Aurangzeb. He ruled the Mughal Empire for a very short period from 1107 CE till 1708 CE. As he has ruled for a very short period of time, coins minted by him are extremely rare.

This very rare silver rupee, which weighs around 11.2g was issued by him from the mint Dar-ul-Zafar Bijapur. The obverse of the coin inscribed as ‘Sikka Zad Dar Dakkan Bar Khursheed o Mah Shahe Kam Bakhsh Din-e-Panah with Hijri date. The reverse of this coin is inscribed as ‘Zarb Dar-uz-Zafar Bijapur, Sanah 2, Julus Mainamat Manus’. This coin wa sold for INR 75,000 in the auction of Todywalla, which was held on 1st September 2018

Image Courtesy: Todywalla Auction