Mohur

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Mohur

A gold coin issued in British India and associated states. It was equivalent to 15 rupees. British India stopped minting mohurs in 1918, but some states kept issuing them until the independence of India in 1947.
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Palaces of porphyry, hung with the richest brocade, heaps of pearls and diamonds, vaults from which pagodas and gold mohurs were measured out by the bushel, filled the imagination even of men of business.