Extremely Rare Gold Coins of the Mughal Emperor to be offered at Spink USA
Lot 264 - India. Mughal Empire. Nur al-Din Muhammad Jahangir (AH 1014-1037/1605-1627 AD). Zodiac Mohur. Agra, AH 1030, year 16. Taurus - the Bull ("Tora/Vrishabha"). Humped bull standing right, radiate solar disc around, outer lined and beaded border, rev. Persian legend with date and regnal year in four lines -- zar zewar dar Agra ruye yaft az Jahangir Shah Akbar Shah ("received ornament of gold at Agra for Jahangir Shah [son of] Akbar Shah"). BMC 327, Fr.763, KM 180.5. NGC VF Details.
Lot 265 - India, Mughal Empire, Jahangir (1605-28), gold Zodiac Mohur, Cancer the Crab, 10.91g, Kashmir, AH1034, regnal year 20 (1624), crab framed by 47 sun rays, within a plain circular border with beads in outer margin, rev. Persian legend be hukam shah jahangir yaft sad zewar ba name nur jahan badshah begum zar zarb Kashmir, 20, 1034.