NUR JAHAN

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

MUGHAL DYNASTY

(5) NUR JAHAN

(Wife of Emperor Jhangir)

NUR JAHAN

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Wife of Emperor Jhangir, issued coins in her name by authority of Emperor Jahangir from 1623 to 1627 A.D (1033-1037 A.H), 18th November 1645 (1055 A.H)

The great empress, aged sixty eight passed away. She was buried, in mausoleum, she had built for herself beside that of her husband at Lahore (Pakistan)

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.

(SILVER COINS)

SAD ZEWAR Couplets

(BA HUKAM, ZA NAAM)

On Mughal Queen Nur Jahan/Coin-1

Obverse top line

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Reverse bottom line

Obverse clip_image004 clip_image006 Reverse

(On obverse)

BA HUKAM SHAHE JAHANGIR YAFT SAD ZEWAR

(On reverse)

ZA NAAME NUR JAHN BADSHAH BEGUM ZAR

(By order of Shah Jahangir gained a hundred beauties

gold by the name of Nur Jahan Badshah Begum)

Dynasty: Mughal, Nur Jahan /Coin-1

Ruler : Nur Jahan (A.H 1033-1037 / A.D 1623-1627)

Mint : AGRA

Denomination: Rupee,           Metal: Silver

Reference : KM-168.1

Rarity : SCARCE             

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SAD ZEWAR Couplet

(BA HUKAM, ZA NAAM)

On Mughal Queen Nur Jahan/Coin-2

Obverse top line

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Reverse bottom line

Obverse clip_image009 clip_image011 Reverse

(On obverse)

BA HUKAM SHAHE JAHANGIR YAFT SAD ZEWAR

(On reverse)

ZA NAAME NUR JAHN BADSHAH BEGUM ZAR

(By order of Shah Jahangir gained a hundred beauties

gold by the name of Nur Jahan Badshah Begum)

Dynasty: Mughal, Nur Jahan /Coin-2

Ruler : Nur Jahan (A.H 1033-1037 / A.D 1623-1627)

Mint : LAHORE

Denomination: Rupee,                  Metal: Silver

Year : 1034,                R.Y : 20

Reference: KM-168.4

Rarity : SCARCE

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SAD ZEWAR Couplet

(BA HUKAM, ZA NAAM)

On Mughal Queen Nur Jahan/Coin-3

Obverse top line

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Reverse bottom line

Obverse clip_image014 clip_image016 Reverse

(On obverse)

BA HUKAM SHAHE JAHANGIR YAFT SAD ZEWAR

(On reverse)

ZA NAAME NUR JAHN BADSHAH BEGUM ZAR

(By order of Shah Jahangir gained a hundred beauties

gold by the name of Nur Jahan Badshah Begum)

Dynasty: Mughal, Nur Jahan /Coin-3

Ruler : Nur Jahan (A.H 1033-1037 / A.D 1623-1627)

Mint : PATNA

Denomination: Rupee,               Metal: Silver            R.Y : 22

Reference: KM-168.5

Rarity : SCARCE                       

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SAD ZEWAR Couplet

(ZE HUKAM, BA NAM)

On Mughal Queen Nur Jahan/Coin-4

Obverse top line

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Reverse bottom line

Obverse clip_image020 clip_image022 Reverse

(On obverse)

ZE HUKAM SHAHE JAHANGIR YAFT SAD ZEWAR

(On reverse)

BA NAAME NUR JAHN BADSHAH BEGUM ZAR

(By order of Shah Jahangir gained a hundred beauties

gold by the name of Nur Jahan Badshah Begum)

Dynasty: Mughal, Nur Jahan /Coin-4

Ruler : Nur Jahan (A.H 1033-1037 / A.D 1623-1627)

Mint : SURAT

Denomination: Rupee,                Metal: Silver

Year : 1034 A.H,                  R.Y : 19

Reference: KM-168.6

Rarity : SCARCE                

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