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ID:     711768
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient and Medieval India
Region:     ISLAMIC DYNASTIES
City:     Mughal Empire
Issuer:     Alamgir II
Date Ruled:     Alamgir II CE
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Mohur
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD AH 1168; RY 2 (1755
Weight:     10.86 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Description:     Legend with Kalima and AH date within square; names of the four Companions around
Reverse Description:     Legend with titles of Alamgir within square; regnal year and mint below
Mint:     Shahjahanabad
Primary Reference:     Wright -
Reference2:     Hull 2169
Reference3:     BMC 1060
Reference4:     KM 464.1
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76996
Grade:     Good VF, possible mount removed from edge
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1768 This rare mohur of Alamgir revives a form of pious Muslim sentiment not seen since the reign of the fanatically pious Aurangzeb.