This is a gold mohur issued by Shah Alam II (1759-1806) was minted in Dar Ul Khilafat or the capital, Shahjahanabad. To read more on Mughal coins, click here.
Jahandar Shah was the son of Bahadur Shah I and ruled for a very brief period. After their father’s death on February 27, 1712, he and his brother Azim-ush-Shan both proclaimed themselves emperors and waged a succession fight. Jahandar Shah issued coins and reintroduced couplets inscribed in gold, silver and copper. He issued coins with… Read more »