|The mohur was the most widely used gold coin on the Indian sub-continent. The denomination was introduced by the Moghul Emperors during the 16th century and over the next two centuries, the mohur was struck with a number of different designs in varying sizes. The most commonly circulating Mohurs at the time of Governor King's proclamation were struck by the British East India Company. King proclaimed them to have a value of £1/17/6 (One pound, seventeen shillings and sixpence). Machine struck between 1790 until 1818, they weighed 12.36 grams and contained almost pure gold - .996 fine. |
1793 - Mohur - Proclaimed at £1/17/6.
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