Shah Jahan’s Gold Mohur Listed for INR 46,000

06 Nov 2018  Tue

This gold mohur issued by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan form the mint Multan is listed for INR 46,000 in the upcoming auction of Imperial Auction which will be held on 11th November 2018.

Shah Jahan was the fifth Mughal Emperor of India. He was one of the greatest rulers of the Mughal Empire. He was born as Prince Khurram to the Mughal Emperor Jahangir in the year 1592 CE. He is best known for ‘Taj Mahal’ which he build in the memory of his beloved wife ‘Mumtaz Mahal’. Another one of his famous creations is the Peacock Throne. His reign is also described as ‘Golden Age’ of Mughal Empire.

This gold mohur was issued by Shah Jahan in the Hijri year 1057. The obverse of this coin is inscribed with the name and title of Shah Jahan with the Hijri year 1057. The reverse of the coin is inscribed with the Kalima.

Image Courtesy: Imperial Auction