Muhammad Akbar II Coin Sold For INR 66,000

14 Jan 2019  Mon

Muhammad Akbar II was a Mughal ruler who ruled from 1806 CE to 1837 CE; He is also known with the name Akbar Shah II; he was the second son of Shah Alam II and he was the father of Bahadur Shah II.

Muhammad Akbar II issued coin is all three metals gold, silver, and copper. He issued denomination like Mohur, Nazarana Mohur, Nazarana Rupee, Rupee and Paisa from the mint like Allahabad, Muzaffargarh, and Shahjahanabad.

This Silver Nazarana Rupee issued by him from the mint Shahjahanabad during the 3rd year of his reign was sold for INR 66,000 in an auction of Todywalla which was held in Mumbai on 1st September 2018. The obverse of this coin is inscribed with the name and title of Muhammad Akbar II and the reverse of the coin is inscribed with the mint name and regnal year 3.

Image Courtesy: Todywalla Auction

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