An early silver rupee from 1564/5 that shows the Kalimah inside a decorative border (left face)

Source: ebay, Dec. 2005

An early gold mohur, from 1567/8

(downloaded June 2007)

"Jalal al-Din Muhammad Akbar. Gold Mohur (10.83 gm; 25 mm). Agra mint. Dated AH 975 (AD 1567/8). Shahada within ornate quatrefoil; oaths of Orthodox Caliphs in outer margin / Name and titles of Akbar, including “sultan”, mint formula, and AH date across field."

An unusual example of a square gold mohur (kalimah on left)

(downloaded Mar. 2006)

A square silver rupee, and a square silver half-rupee, minted by Akbar c.1594; the lower faces say "Allahu Akbar"

Source: ebay, Feb. 2003; May 2007

Another example of these distinctive square rupees: the left face says "Allahu Akbar"

Source: ebay, May 2007

One more such example, with a different design

Source: ebay, June 2007

Another, more conventional square silver rupee; this one has the Kalimah (on the left); on the right, it names Akbar as "Jalal ud-Din"

Source: ebay, Dec. 2005

A late silver rupee minted by Akbar c.1599

Source: ebay,  Dec. 2005

A "temple token" minted by Akbar, and used for temple donations

(downloaded Oct. 2008)

"TEMPLE TOKEN, Emperor Akbar (1556-1605 AD), Persian inscriptions on both sides. Dated to 988 AH = 1580 AD. Struck to rupee weight of 10.7 grms, made of high silver content; used for Hindu temple donations"

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