Jaipur Gold Mohur Listed For INR 40,000

2019-03-04 Mon

This gold mohur was issued from the princely State Jaipur in the name of Mughal Emperor Muhammad Akbar II during the 14th year of his reign.

Jaipur was a princely state during British rule in India. It was ruled by different dynasties, by the different rulers of different ages from 1128 to 1947. During the medieval period, it was also ruled on the Mughal Empire. After the fall of the Mughal Empire, it came in the hands of the British Empire. The city of Jaipur was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II in the year 1728.

Jaipur is also called the Pink City of India. It is the largest city in Rajasthan. The last ruler of Jaipur was Maharaja Sawai Man Singh. He ruled the princely state between 1922 and 1949 when the state acceded into the Dominion of India.

This gold mohur which weighs around 10.8g is listed for INR 40,000 in the upcoming auction of Imperial which will be held online on 10th March 2019. The obverse of this coin is inscribed with the name and title of Muhammad Akbar II. The reverse of the coin is inscribed with Julus formula, regnal year and mint name.

Image Courtesy: Imperial Auction