Mohar: coin from Kingdom of Nepal (1768-1932); 128 dam

MOHAR: COIN OF NEPAL

1/4 mohar /mohur/, 1895: Kingdom of Nepal

¼ mohar, 1895: Kingdom of Nepal

Ruler: Prithvi Bir Bikram Shah — King of Nepal.

Date on coin: ੧੮੧੭ (1817).

SE 1817 (SE: Shaka era) = 1895 (Gregorian calendar).

Religious (Hinduism) texts and ornaments; moon and sun.

  • Silver: 18 mm - 1.37 g
  • Reference price: 20$

COIN MOHAR — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. KINGDOM OF NEPAL (1768-1932): mohar = 128 dam
Mohur not mohar:
  • DURRANI EMPIRE / AFGHAN EMPIRE/ (1747-1823): mohur = 16 rupees
  • INDIA — including Mughal Empire, few princely states (Baroda, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Kutch...), British India (16th-20th CENTURIES): mohur = 16 rupees

The name of the mohar coin comes from the Persian word, which translates as "seal", "to put a seal / mark". The analogue of this word in Sanskrit has exactly the same meaning.