SHAH JAHAN-I

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

MUGHAL DYNASTY

(6) SHIHAB-UD-DIN MUHAMMAD

SHAH JAHAN

(Third son of Emperor Jahangir)

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Emperor Shah Jaan-I

Shah Jahan was born on the night of 15 January 1592 in Lahore, to the Rajput princess Jagat Gosain, also called Jodh Bai, daughter of Uday Singh Rathor of Mewar, nickname Mota Raja (fat Raja) by Akbar. But brought up by Ruqaiya Akbar’s first wife.

He enthroned on 14 February 1628 at Agra.

Spouse: Mumtaz Mahal

Prison in Agra fort, by Aurangzeb and died in prison in Agra, 22 January 1666 (1077 A.H) aged 74, Ruled for 31 years

Buried: Taj Mahal (Agra) India.

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(COPPER COINS)

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-C.1

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : AKBAR PUR

Denomination: DAM,             Metal: Copper

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-C.2

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : NARNOL

Denomination: DAM,                Metal: Copper

Reference: KM- 206.12

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-C.3

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : BAIRAT                      Date: 1039 A.H

Denomination: DAM,                  Metal: Copper

Reference: KM-206.2

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-C.4

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : BAIRAT

Denomination: 1/2 DAM                 Metal: Copper

Reference: KM- 204.3

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-C.5

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : SURAT

Denomination: HEIGHVEY DAM,               Metal: Copper

Year : 1039 A.H,

Reference: KM- 206.6

Rarity : SCARCE

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-C.6

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : UJJAIN

Denomination: 1/4 DAM,                       Metal: Copper

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-C.7

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : UJJAIN

Denomination: 1/4 DAM,      Metal: Copper

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-C.8

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Obverse & reverse : Shah Jahan

Denomination: 1/4 DAM,            Metal: Copper

Rarity : SCARCE       (Error coin: both side Shah ‘Jahan’)

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RED FORT (LAL QILA)

Shahjahan, started the construction of this massive fort in 1638, when he shifted the capital from Agra to Delhi. The fort was completed along with the huge city of Shajahanabad after nine years on 16th April 1648, This sandstone citadel

 

Silver coins

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.1

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Denomination: 1/16 RUPEE,          Metal: Silver

Reference: KM-210.1

Rarity : RARE

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.2

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : SURAT

Denomination: 1/2 RUPEE,             Metal: Silver

Year : 1047 A.H, R.Y : 10

Reference: KM-218.8

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.3

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : SURAT

Denomination: RUPEE,       Metal: Silver

Year : 1038 A.H,          R.Y : 2

Reference: KM-222.13

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.4

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : TATTA

Denomination: RUPEE,                Metal: Silver

Year : 1067 A.H,                 R.Y : 30

Reference: KM-222.14

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.5

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : GOLKUNDA

Denomination: RUPEE,              Metal: Silver (Crude calligraphy)

Reference: KM-223.1

Rarity : RARE

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.6

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : AHMADABAD

Denomination: RUPEE,               Metal: Silver

Reference: KM-224.1

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.7

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : AKBARNAGAR

Denomination: RUPEE,           Metal: Silver

Year : Ilahi-3

Reference: KM-224.2

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.8

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : MULTAN

Denomination: RUPEE,              Metal: Silver

Year : 1039 A.H,         R.Y : 2

Reference: KM-224.15

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.9

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Denomination: RUPEE,             Metal: Silver

Year : X               R.Y : 13

Reference: KM-227.1

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Dewan-e-Khas

Built by Shah Jahan-I in the premises Red Fort Delhi

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.10

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : ALLHABAD

Denomination: RUPEE,                  Metal: Silver

Year : 1041 A.H,                    R.Y : 4

Reference: KM-227.3

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.11

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : LAHORE

Denomination: RUPEE,                  Metal: Silver

Year : 1042 A.H,               R.Y : 5

Reference: KM-227.7

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.12

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : MULTAN

Denomination: RUPEE,                      Metal: Silver

Year : 1044 A.H,               R.Y : 7

Reference: KM-227.8

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.13

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : BHAKKAR

Denomination: RUPEE,                   Metal: Silver

Year : 1043 A.H,             R.Y : 6

Reference: KM-228.2

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.14

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : SURAT

Denomination: RUPEE,              Metal: Silver

Year : 1067 A.H,                 R.Y : 31

Reference: KM-228.5

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.15

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : SURAT

Denomination: RUPEE,                Metal: Silver

Year : 1057 A.H,         R.Y : 21

Reference: KM-230.3

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.16

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : BURHANPUR

Denomination: RUPEE,           Metal: Silver

Year : 1068 A.H,                  R.Y : 31

Reference: KM-235.9

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.17

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : DAULATABAD

Denomination: RUPEE,               Metal: Silver

Year : 1064 A.H,         R.Y : 27

Reference: KM-235.10

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CALIPHS: Kalima is in center on reverse side of Coin-S.18 of Emperor Shah Jahan and around four Caliphs Name, as

Az Siddique ABI BAKAR (at 6 O’clock)

Wa Adale, OMAR (at 9 O’clock)

Az Sharm OSMAN (at 12 O’clock)

Wa Ilme ALI (at 3 O’clock)

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.18

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : JUNAGARH

Denomination: RUPEE,             Metal: Silver

Year : 1049 A.H,                 R.Y : 13

Reference: KM-235.12

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.19

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : KABUL

Denomination: RUPEE,             Metal: Silver

Year : 1054 A.H,             R.Y : 17

Reference: KM-235.13

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.20

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : LAHORE

Denomination: RUPEE,          Metal: Silver

Year : 1042 A.H,                R.Y : 6

Reference: KM-235.17

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                      TAJ MAHAL                MUMTAZ MAHAL w/o Shah Jahan-I

TAJ MAHAL AGRA

The pinnacle of Mughal architecture, one of the beautiful building, wander of the world, was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, grandson of Akbar the great, in the memory of his queen Arjumand Bano Begum, entitled “Mumtaz Mahal” Mumtaz Mahal was a niece of Empress Nur Jahan and granddaughter of Mirza Ghias Beg I’timad –Ud-Daula.

Khurram (Shah Jahan) was sixteen, he was betrothed to Asif khan’s daughter Arjumand Banu Begum, the future Mumtaz Mahal, and Shah Jahan married only five years after their betrothal, on 10th May 1612 when he was twenty and she nineteen. She died young only thirty eight years old, giving birth to her fourteenth child, at Burhanpur.

She bore Khurram all the children he needed, fourteen in all, eight sons and six daughters, in the nineteen years of her life with him. Half of her children survived, four boys (Dara Shukoh, Shuja, Aurangzeb and Murad Bakhash) and three girls (Jahan ara Begum, Raushan ara Begum and Gohar ara Begum, her last fourteen child)

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.21

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : LAHORE

Denomination: RUPEE,           Metal: Silver

Year : 1068 A.H,             R.Y : 31

Reference: KM-235.17

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.22

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : MULTAN

Denomination: RUPEE,            Metal: Silver

Year : 1068 A.H,               R.Y : 32

Reference: KM-235.19

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.23

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : PATNA

Denomination: RUPEE,               Metal: Silver

Year : 1042 A.H,                R.Y : 6

Reference: KM-235.20

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.24

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : PATNA

Denomination: RUPEE,                Metal: Silver

Reference: KM-235.20

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.25

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : QANDHAR

Denomination: RUPEE,               Metal: Silver

Year : 1057 A.H,              R.Y : 21

Reference: KM-235.22

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-S.26

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : SURAT

Denomination: RUPEE,                 Metal: Silver

Year : 1044 A.H,              R.Y : 7

Reference: KM-235.23

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Dynasty: Mughal, Emperor Shah Jahan /Coin-27

Ruler : Shah Jahan (A.H 1037-1068 / A.D 1628-1657/8)

Mint : UJJAIN (Crude calligraphy)

Denomination: RUPEE,             Metal: Silver

Rarity : SCARCE

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