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To legitimise ones claim on the #Mughal throne, Khutba had to be read in ones name in the Friday prayers and a Sikka (Coin) had to be struck. Heres a thread of the coins struck in the name of Mughal Emperors with their names highlighted.
Sher-o-Khurshid on a medallion of Jahangir
1. Zahir-ud-din Muhammad #Babur (1526-1530CE)
Known coins: Silver Shahrukhis in his name and Anonymous Copper issues
Known Mints: Agra, Badakshan, Jaunpur, Kabul, Lahore
Coins displayed: #Siver Shahrukhi of #Agra.
@ssharadmohhan @India_Atelier @Bagh_eBabur @iamrana @gypsy_heart6
2. Nasir ud-din Muhammad Humayun (1530-1540/ 1555-1556CE)
Known coins: Gold Mithqals, Silver Shahrukhis and Silver Rupees in his name and Anonymous Copper issues
Known Mints: 11
Coins displayed: #Siver Shahrukhi of #Lahore
@ssharadmohhan @India_Atelier @iamrana @gypsy_heart6
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Yamuna is dying, and so is Taj...

#Agra #TajMahal
As I sat by myself at the end of an exhausting day, I could finally see the world that surrounded the #TajMahal. When the Mu'adhin in a nearby mosque made a call for prayers, I too closed my eyes praying that this was all just a nightmare. It wasn’t.
You’ve seen me a traveller who shares beautiful images and fun stories of the places that I visit, so why I am sharing this today? Well, I indeed debated the need to share this, and the more I thought about it, the more I was convinced it was the right thing to do.
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