MUGH-06 Click on image for enlargement.


Indian Coins, Mughal. Nuruddin Jahangir , 1605-1627 AD, Gold 5-Mohur (53.73 grams; 35.75 mm.), die-axis 9 o'clock.

Obverse: Persian legend; TA HAST NISHAN ZA PUNJ NAU BAT B'JAHAN YEK SIKKA PUNJ MUHRESH BAD RAWAN, showing name of Jahangir wife-Nurjahan (light of the world), regnal year 14, within double dotted-circles with circle between.

Reverse: Pesian legend; AZ SHAN JAHANGIR BUWAD DAUR-E-ZAMAN DAR AGRA ZA NAMAST ZAR NOORAFSHAN, Agra mint AH 1028, within double dotted-circles with circle between. A couple tiny test-cuts on edge, and a tiny edge bump.




          The coin is die-identical with the specimen in the collection of the British Museum, London, England, (140374001).

          This extremely rare coin is genuine gold coin of the Imperial mints, solid gold not a filled metal electrotypes / reproductions.