Gold 1 Mohur coin issued by Gaurinatha Simha in the Ahom Kingdom (Assam), India
Struck in 1712 SE (1791) at an unnamed mint.
Legend in four Sanskrit lines with the Saka Era date in Assamese numerals 1713 at lower right (holed at bottom)
Legend in four Sanskrit lines (holed at top)
The choice of an eight sided coinage was apparently derived from the local belief that Kingdom of Ahom had eight sides.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Type of item
23 mm (Length), 23 mm (Width), 11.15 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2007. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1701 - 1800., 732 Pages