Coins bearing the symbols of astrological signs. They were commissioned by emperor Shah Mugal Jahan in honour of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, and minted in the twenty-four hours that he permitted her to reign in his place.

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TAVERNIER, Jean Baptiste

Title

Coins bearing the symbols of astrological signs. They were commissioned by emperor Shah Mugal Jahan in honour of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, and minted in the twenty-four hours that he permitted her to reign in his place.

Alternative Title

[Monnoyes qui representent les douze signes; & qui ont esté batuës durant les vingt-quatre heures que Gehan-guir Roy des Indes permit à la Reine Nourmahal son épouse de regner en sa place.

Date

1703

Bibliographic Citation

TAVERNIER, Jean Baptiste. Les six voyages de Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, ecuyer baron d'Aubonne, en Turquie, en Perse, et aux Indes: pendant l'espace de quarante ans, & par toutes les routes que l'on peut tenir, accompagnez d'observations particulieres sur la qualité, la religion, le gouvernement, les coûtumes & le commerce de chaque païs; avec les figures, le poids, & la valeur des monnoyes qui y ont cours. Première Partie, où il n'est parlé des Indes, & des Isles voisines, Suivant la Copie, Paris, M.DCCC.III [=1703].

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tavernier1_31

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India

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TAVERNIER, Jean Baptiste, “Coins bearing the symbols of astrological signs. They were commissioned by emperor Shah Mugal Jahan in honour of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, and minted in the twenty-four hours that he permitted her to reign in his place. ,” travelogues, accessed February 21, 2024, http://english.travelogues.gr/items/show/56550.