Alamgir II's Gold Mohur Sold For INR 44,000

10 Oct 2018  Wed

This gold mohur issued by Mughal Emperor Alamgir II form the mint Dar-ul-Khilafat Shahjahanabad during the 2nd year of his reign was sold for INR 44,000 at Todywalla Auction held in Chennai on 6th October 2018.

The real name of Alamgir II was Aziz-ud-din Alamgir II, he was the son of Jahandar Shah. He sat on the Mughal throne with the help of one of his official Imad-ud-mulk; who had decomposed one of his predecessors Ahmad Shah Bahadur. He was the Sixteen Mughal Emperor of India who sat on the Mughal throne in the year 1754 CE and ruled it till 1759 CE. He took the Alamgir II after sitting on to the Mughal throne.

This obverse side of this gold mohur is inscribed with the name and title of Alamgir II and reverse of this coin is inscribed with the julus formula, mint name and regnal year.

Image Courtesy: Todywalla Auction

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