Jodhpur (1918-35) mohur Fr-1228

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 Collector's Choice sale, lot 71044
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 71044 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, May 2018), where it sold for $2,160. The catalog description[1] noted, "INDIA. Jodhpur. Mohur, ND (1918-35). NGC MS-63. VERY SCARCE type. Second finest graded at NGC. Well struck with obverse Devanagari script nicely visible and good detail on the khanda (curved sword) below. Reverse cites George V, the 'five' appearing in Persian script to right of plant. Lustrous and attractive." Umaid Singh was maharaja of Jodhpur 1918-47.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: 11.02 g, gold.

Catalog reference: Fr-1228; KM-130.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The May 2018 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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