Numismatics & Epigraphy

Coin of Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar

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Coin of Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar
963 - 1014 AH = 1556 - 1605 A.D.

Place of origin: Mughal
Materials: Gold
Dimensions: L: 2.4 W: 3.1 cm.
Obverse: Inscription
Reverse: Inscription
Acc. No. 60.1165/3546

The obverse of this Mehrabi coin has been inscribed with Kalima, one of the five sets of prayers made in praise of Allah, as also the name of four Caliphs. It also mentions the date as 981 AH. The inscription on the reverse reads as Jalal-al-din Muhammad Akbar Badshah Ghazi in the centre: Khallad Mulkahu and towards the bottom: 'Zarb Baladah Agra'.

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