Silver Nazarana Rupee of Muhammad Akbar II

02 Nov 2018  Fri

Muhammad Akbar II also known as Akbar Shah II was the Mughal emperor of India reigned from 1806 to 1837. He was the second son of Shah Alam II and the father of Bahadur Shah II.

Muhammad Akbar II issued gold, silver, and copper coins from Allahabad, Muzaffargarh, and Shahjahanabad mint. The denominations are known as Mohur, Nazarana Mohur, Nazarana Rupee, Rupee and paisa.

The coin depicts beside is a Silver Nazarana Rupee of Muhammad Akbar II struck at the Dar-ul-Khilafat Shahjahanabad mint in AH 1223. This very rare coin has Persian legend ‘Sikka Mubarak Sahib-e-Qiran Sani Muhammad Akbar Shah Badshah Gazi’ with AH 1223 and parasol mint mark on its obverse. The reverse has the Mint name, RY date, and Julus formula which read as ‘Sanah 3 Zarb Dar-ul-Khilafah Shahjahanabad Julus Mainamat Manus’.

This Beautiful Silver Nazarana Rupee is listed at INR 50,000 to 60,000 at Classical Numismatic Gallery.

Image Source: Classical Numismatic Gallery

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