Libra - the Scales AH 1032/17 (September - October 1622/23 CE).
Nur al-Din Muhammad Jahangir, AH 1014-1037 (1605-1627 CE). AV Mohur Zodiac constellation of Tarazuk/Tula (Libra - the Scales), AH 1032 (November 1622 - October 1623), regnal year 17 (October 1621 - October 1622 CE), Agra. Scales with four weights below, radiate sun around the suspension / Name of Jahangir, son of Akbar, Mint and AH date with indication of year 17 in Persan. 10,86g. BMC Mughal, 343 var. (same obverse die but reverse dated 1030/16); KM 180.13 var. (same obverse die but reverse dated 1030/16); Fr. 768 (this coin illustrated); Liddle Jahangir Type G100 (same obverse die but reverse dated 1032/18).
Possibly struck a decade later. Extremely fine.
From the collections of Prince Philipp von Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, John Work Garrett, auction Leu/NFA part 1 (16 May 1984), 483 (purchased from Max Schulman, 8 November 1927), and Dr. Lawrence A. Adams, auction CNG Triton XIX (4 January 2016), 2404 and from the auction Schweizerischer Bankverein 30 (15 September 1992), 2784.
|Price realized||60'000 CHF|
|Starting price||50'000 CHF|