JAHANGIR

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

MUGHAL DYNASTY

(4) NUR-UD-DIN MUHAMMAD JAHANGIR

(Eldest son of Emperor Akbar)  

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Emperor Jahangir

Born: Fatehpur Sikri, 30 August 1529.

Father: Emperor Akbar.

Mother: Harkha, popularly known Jodha Bai (Daughter of Raja Bihari Mall of Amber)

Spouse: Nur Jahan

Enthroned: A week after the death of his father Akbar on Thursday 3rd November 1605, shortly after sunrise Salim, thirty-six, ascended the imperial throne in the Hall of public Audience in the Agra Fort.

Died: In 7th November 1627, soon after sunrise he died. He was fifty eight years old and had reigned twenty tow years.
Buried: Mausoleum Tomb of Jahangir (Lahore, Pakistan)

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(COPPER AND SILVER COINS)

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir /Coin-C.1

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : UJJAIN

Denomination: 1/4 DAM,           Metal: Copper

Rarity : SCARCE

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir /Coin-C.2

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : AHMADNAGAR

Denomination: 1/4 DAM,      Metal: Copper

 Reference: KM-122.5

Rarity : SCARCE

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir /Coin-C.3

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : Not read

Denomination: DAM,            Metal: Copper

Reference: Sikka Jhangiri Type

Rarity : VERY RARE

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir /Coin-C.4

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : Agra              Date: A.H 1027

Denomination: DAM,          Metal: Copper

Reference: KM-126.1

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir /Coin-C.5

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : BAIRAT

Denomination: DAM,        Metal: Copper

Reference: Km-126.3

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Dynasty: Mughal, Badshah Jahangir /Coin-C.6

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : DARYA KOT

Denomination: DAM,            Metal: Copper

Reference: Badshah Jahangir type

Rarity : RARE

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir /Coin-C.7

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : DEO GIR

Denomination: DAM,           Metal: Copper

Rarity : RARE

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir /Coin-C.8

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : UJJAIN

Denomination: 1/4 DAM,        Metal: Copper

Rarity : SCARCE

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COUPLETS: The legends on coins in the form of ‘Verses and poems’ were embodied on the ornamental face of the coin which is unparallel in the world. The almost all Mughal Emperors have minted these novel coins

Pre-accession name, Salim

Silver coins

MALIKUL MULK Couplet

On Mughal Emperor Jahangir/Couplet coin-1

Obverse top line

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Reverse bottom line

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(On obverse)

MALIKUL MULK, SIKKA -E- ZAD BAR ZAR

(On obverse)

SHAHE SULTAN SALIM, SHAH AKBAR

[The lord of the realm, struck money of gold

Shah Sultan Salim, Shah Akbar (‘s son)]

Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir / Couplet coin-1

Ruler : Pre-accession name, Salim (Jahangir)

Period: (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : AHMADABAD

Denomination: Rupee,      Metal: Silver,

Month : Khurdad

Year : 1016 A.H,            R.Y : 2

Reference : KM-140.1

Rarity : SCARCE          

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir / Coin.S.1

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : Akbar Nagar

Denomination: Rupee,         Metal: Silver

Year : 1017 A.H        Reference: KM-145.4

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir / Coin.S.2

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : Probably ELICHPUR

Denomination: Rupee,          Metal: Silver

Year : 1015 A.H       Reference: KM-141.5

Rarity : RARE

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir / Coin.S.3

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : LAHORE

Denomination: Rupee,           Metal: Silver

Year : Ilahi-11,           Month : Ardibihisht

Reference: Km-145.11

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir / Coin.S.4

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : PATNA

Denomination: Rupee,        Metal: Silver

Year : 1026, Ilahi-5,      Month : Shahrewar

Reference: KM-145.12

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir / Coin.S.5

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : QANDAHAR

Denomination: Rupee,             Metal: Silver

Year : Ilahi-2,         Month : Aban

Reference: KM-145.13

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir / Coin.S.6

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Denomination: Rupee,       Metal: Silver

Reference: KM-141-

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COUPLETS: The legends on coins in the form of ‘Verses and poems’ were embodied on the ornamental face of the coin which is unparallel in the world. The almost all Mughal Emperors have minted these novel coins

ENAYATE ELAH Couplet

On Mughal Emperor Jahangir/Couplet coin-2

Obverse top lin

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Reverse bottom line

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(On obverse)

SIKKA ZAD DAR AHMADABAD AZ ENAYATE- ELAH

(On reverse)

SHAHE NOORUDDIN JAHANGIR IBN AKBAR BADSHAH

(Struck money at Ahmadabad, by the blessing of God

Shah Nooruddin Jahangir , son of Akbar Badshah)

Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir / Couplet coin-2

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : AHMADABAD

Denomination: Rupee,         Metal: Silver         

 Year : 1029 A.H,         R.Y : 15

Rarity : SCARCE       Reference : KM-158.3

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ABRE RUYE Couplet

On Mughal Emperor Jahangir/Couplet coin-3

Obverse top line

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Reverse bottom line

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(On obverse)

HAMESHA BAD ABRE RUYE SIKKA – E – LAHOR

(On reverse)

ZE NAAME SHAHE JAHANGIR SHAH AKBAR NOOR

[Ever may be on the face of the coin of Lahore

Light by the name of Shah Jahangir (son of ) Akbar]

Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir / Couplet coin-3

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : LAHORE

Denomination: Rupee,             Metal: Silver

Year : X                 R.Y : 12

Reference: KM-149.14

Rarity : SCARCE           

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DIL KHAH Couplet

On Mughal Emperor Jahangir/Couplet coin-4

Obverse top line

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Reverse bottom line

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(On obverse)

SIKKA – E – QANDHAR SHUD DIL KHAH

(On reverse)

AZ JAHANGIR SHAH AKBAR SHAH

[The coin of Qandahar became the heart’s desire

through Jahangir Shah, Shah Akbar ( ‘s son)]

Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir / Couplet coin-4

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : QANDHAR

Denomination: Rupee,          Metal: Silver

Year : 1030 A.H,               R.Y : 15

Reference: KM-142.2

Rarity : SCARCE                 

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ABRE RUYE Couplet

On Mughal Emperor Jahangir/Couplet coin-5

Obverse top line

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Reverse bottom line

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(On obverse)

HAMESHA BAD ABRE RUYE SIKKA-E-LAHOR

(On reverse)

ZE NAME SHAHE JAHANGIR, SHAH AKBAR NOOR

[Every may be on the face of the coin of Lahore

Light by the name of Shah Jahangir (son of) Akbar]

Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Jahangir / Couplet coin-5

Ruler : Jahangir (A.H 1014-1037 / A.D 1605-1627)

Mint : LAHORE

Denomination: Rupee,         Metal: Silver

Year : 1036 A.H,             R.Y : 21

Reference: Km-149.15

Rarity : SCARCE              

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