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Agra Mint Zodiac Mohur
Constellation of Vahik/Makara
Capricorn the Goat

Triton XXI, Lot: 1067. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $7000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

INDIA, Mughal Empire. Nur al-Din Muhammad Jahangir. AH 1014-1037 / AD 1605-1627. AV Mohur (22mm, 10.91 g, 10h). Zodiac Type, Class C. Agra mint. Dually dated pseudo-AH 12[...]1 and RY 16 (15/24 October AD 1620 – 14/23 October AD 1621). Constellation of Vahik/Makara (Capricorn the Goat): sea-goat left; radiate sun behind / zar zewar dar Agra ruye yaft az Jahangir Shah Akbar Shah (Received ornament on gold at Agra from Jahangir Shah [son of] Akbar Shah) in Persian verse; 16 and 12 1 (in eastern Arabic numerals) to left. Cf. Liddle Type G-118; BM 353; Wright –; Hull 1462; KM 18.19; cf. Friedberg 762 (for type with no distinction to mint). Good VF, toned, a few minor cleaning marks.

Ex Hess-Divo 331 (1 December 2016), lot 849; Stack’s Bowers Galleries (8 January 2016), lot 41108; Coin Galleries (20 July 2005), lot 286; Merrick Collection (NASCA, 27 May 1980), lot 719.