400-year-old Gold Coin Among NGC-graded Rarities to be Auctioned by Spink at NYINC

Posted on 1/3/2019

The sales, January 17 and 19, 2020, will feature banknotes, too.

A 400-year-old gold coin from India is among the coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) to be offered by Spink Galleries January 19, 2020, in New York City.

The India AH1030//16 (AD 1620/1621) Mughal Empire (Jahangir) Zodiac Mohur graded NGC VF Details has an image of Taurus, the bull, on the obverse and a Persian legend on the reverse saying “Received ornament of gold at Agra for Jahangir Shah (son of) Akbar Shah." The coin has an estimate of $80,000 to $100,000.

This India AH1030//16 (AD 1620/1621) Mughal Empire (Jahangir) Zodiac Mohur graded NGC VF Details
has an estimate of $80,000 to $100,000.
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The Mughal Empire existed for three centuries, roughly 1526-1857, at one point stretching across today’s Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and much of India. Jahangir’s son, Shah Jahan, is famous for building the Taj Mahal.

Among the other particularly significant NGC-graded collectibles that Spink USA will offer as part of the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) are:

Spink also offers world banknotes

This Russia 1843-65 25 Rubles State Credit Note is graded PMG 25 Very Fine.
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Spink Galleries on January 17, 2020, as part of the NYINC auctions, will offer a number of banknotes certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), including:

All estimates are by the auction house and stated in USD.

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