India 1862(c) mohur

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 40204
India 1862c mohur rev Ponterio 168-40204.jpg

The second specimen was lot 40204 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $3,055. The catalog description[2] noted, "INDIA. Mohur, 1862-(C). NGC MS-62." This type was struck at Calcutta in numerous varieties with a frozen date until 1870. The last mohur was struck in 1891.

Recorded mintage: 153,000.

Specification: 11.66 g, .917 fine gold, .343 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-1598; KM-480.


  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Stevens, Paul, and Randy Weir, The Uniform Coinage of India, 1835 to 1947, A Catalogue and Pricelist, London, Spink & Son Ltd, 2012.
  • [2]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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