Coin portrait of Mohur of Akbar by Unknown Artist

A portrait mohur struck by the Moghul Emperor Jahangir with a portrait of his Akbar.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Art Fund grant:
£100 ( Total: £100)
Acquired in:
1930
Vendor:
H Nelson Wright

Reverse: the sun. inscription: Allahu Akbar,1014 (1605). Purpose: Token of membership of new religious order.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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