This Gold Mohur issued by Mughal Emperor Akbar during the 48th year of his reign, minted in Agra in the month of Shahrewar is listed for with the Whooping price of 10,00,000 in the upcoming auction of Todywalla which will be held in Ahmadabad on 9th February 2019.
Akbar was the third ruler of the Mughal Dynasty in India from 1556 to 1605 AD. He reigned for almost 50 years. During his reign, the Mughal Empire reached its highest peak. He was a cunning general, and he continued his military expansion throughout his reign. Coins issued by Akbar provide a powerful reflection of his personality. His coins reflect the power of this mighty empire and they are the most exquisite and varied among the ones that were minted by other Mughal emperors.
Arga had been the primary mint of Mughal Emperor from Babur and Humayun. From this mint, Akbar had issued coins in gold, silver, and copper. He had also issued coin with mint epithet ‘Dar-ul-Khilafat’ from this mint.
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