The emperor of Hindustan from 1658 to 1707, Aurangzeb was driven by a coruscating ambition. The Mughal empire burgeoned to its maximum size under his reign. However, he was a conservative when it came to coin design. Read more about how the personality of an emperor got imprinted on the coins issued by him in our Guide to Mughal Coins.
Listen to a Sarmaya Talk by Paul Abraham on Mughal emperors and their coins here.
TitleAurangzeb, Silver Coin of Chinnapattam Mint
PeriodCoin Issued: 1111 (Hijri year), 43 (regnal year); Reign: 1069-1119 (Hijri year) / AD 1659-1707