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Stunning gift from the era of a captivating romantic love

£1,750.00

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Would you like to gift your special man a majestic breath-taking gift from the era of a captivating romantic love ?

Here it is……Rare 400 years old silver coin from the reign of the Indian Emperor Shah Jahan, the devout husband who built one of the world wonders, Taj Mahal, in memory for his much beloved wife. This silver rupee is nearly 400 years old, struck around 1635 AD. It comes in our luxury box.

Weight: 11.4 g silver

Diameter: ca 20 mm

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Emperor Shah Jahan, the fifth ruler of the Mughal Empire in India, reigned from 1628 to 1658. He is widely renowned for his architectural legacy, notably the construction of the iconic Taj Mahal. Born in 1592, Shah Jahan was the son of Emperor Jahangir and displayed a keen interest in art and culture. His reign is often described as a golden age of Mughal architecture.

One of the most poignant aspects of Shah Jahan’s life is his deep and romantic connection with his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. They were married in 1612, and Mumtaz became his favorite wife, accompanying him on various military campaigns. Tragically, Mumtaz died during childbirth in 1631, leaving Shah Jahan heartbroken. In her memory, he commissioned the construction of the Taj Mahal, a breathtaking marble mausoleum in Agra.

Completed in 1653, the Taj Mahal stands as an enduring symbol of love and architectural brilliance. Its intricate design, featuring white marble inlaid with semi-precious stones, reflects the pinnacle of Mughal craftsmanship. Shah Jahan’s vision for the Taj Mahal was not only a testament to his love for Mumtaz but also a grand expression of Mughal cultural and artistic achievements, solidifying his place as a prominent figure in Indian history.