Untitled Document
Hello Guest
Contact Us

0 Books
Untitled Document

       Agrarian Studies
       Ancient History
       Art / Architecture / Archaeology
       Auto Biographies
       Central Asia
       Civil Society
       Cultural Studies
       Defence & Strategic Studies
       Economic History
       Environment / Ecology
       Food Science
       History Of Medicine
       History Of Science And Technology
       International Relations
       Literature / Language / Linguistics
       Maritime History
       Medieval History
       Modern History
       Narrative History
       Performing Arts
       Policy Studies
       Race Relations
       Religion & Philosophy
       Social History
       Sri Lanka



Title : COINS OF SHAH JAHAN Creations of an Architect
Author : Andrew V. Liddle
Edition : HardBack
ISBN : 9789350981443
Pages : 262
Year of Pub : 2017
Price : Rs 3,750.00
This book is a follow up to the author’s Coinage of Akbar: The Connoisseur’s Choice (2005), and Coins of Jahangir: Creations of a Numismatist (2013). Shah Jahan’s currency was unique in several ways. His coins were issued before he ascended the throne, and continued to be issued till well after he was deposed and imprisoned by Aurangzeb, in 1068. A rupee issued from Junagarh as late as ah 1071 is available. The exquisite calligraphy appears in all the four contemporary styles, Nastaliq, Naskh, Sulus and Tughra which were in use. There is a fair sprinkling of couplets on the coins too. Nazrana coins were struck as usual. Nisars were issued in as many as four varieties in gold and at least forty-four in silver, including the pre-accession ones from Lahore and Kabul. Another special feature of coins minted by Shah Jahan is the many different ways in which the Emperor’s name and titles appear on them.
This comprehensive monograph illustrates over 850 specimens of Shah Jahan’s coins curated from all over the world – from museums, auction catalogues and private collections. An effort has been made to update the study with images of coins surfacing lately with the addition of an appendix.

An Officer of the Indian Police Service, Andrew Verity Liddle retired as the Director General of The Central Reserve Police Force in September 1996. He has been collecting and studying Mughal coins for several decades, with special focus on the coins of the Grand Mughals.


Untitled Document



Manohar Publishers & Distributors

4753/23 Ansari Road, Daryaganj,
New Delhi - 110002, India
Tel - 91-11-23284848, 23289100

About Books Others

- Manohar Publishers & Distributors
- Manohar Book Service
- Publish with Us

- Media

- Latest from Manohar
- Forthcoming Titles
- Routledge India Originals
- New Arrivals from Abroad
- Manohar Exclusives
- Reprint Titles

- Login
- New User Registration
- View Cart
- Contact Us

© 2016, Manohar Publishers & Distributors