Lot 337

IPS, Kutch State, Bharmalji I, Jahangir, Silver Kori


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 11000 - 12000
  • Unsold
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
R.Shah # 28.2
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
extra fine+
Diameter
15.57 mm
Weight
4.73 gms
Denomination
Kori
Calendar/Year
VS 1642-1688, 1586-1632 AD

Indian Princely States, Kutch State, Bharmalji I (VS 1642-1688, 1586-1632 AD), Silver Kori, 4.73 gms, 15.57 mm, with the name of the Emperor Jahangir, AH 1028, Devnagari Ji in Bharaji, The record from Tuzuk-e-Jahangiri mentions that when Jahangir paid his first visit to Gujarat, Bharmalji went to Ahmadabad to pay his respects. The Rao presented Jahangir with 2000 rupees, 100 ashrafis and 100 Kutch horses. In return, Jahangir gave him his own horse, an elephant, a dagger, a sword and diamond rings, and also accorded him the privilege of issuing in his own territory his own coins. R.Shah # 28.2, extra fine+, rare.