Thursday, 21.11.2019

Tag: India (Contemporary)

…This Was My Own Innovation. It Had Never Been Done Before.

A few days after completing the 12th year of his reign, Mughal Emperor Jahangir had a series of twelve gold mohurs minted. They feature the twelve zodiac signs. In its auction 11, auction house Numismatica Genevensis SA is able to present the largest ensemble of coins from this series that has ever been on offer.

Indiennes. Material for a Thousand Stories

The National Museum in Zurich dedicates an exhibition to this impressive chapter of economic history. Cotton fabrics from India endangered even the well established French silk production.
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