Definition of Mohur

1. n. A British Indian gold coin, of the value of fifteen silver rupees, or $7.21.



Definition of Mohur

1. Noun. a Persian gold coin ¹

2. Noun. a gold coin of British India whose value was fifteen rupees ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mohur

1. a former gold coin of India [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mohur

mohalim
mohawk
mohawked
mohawks
mohel
mohelim
mohels
mohicans
mohite
moho
moholi
mohr
mohrite
mohrs
mohs surgery
mohur (current term)
mohurs
moi
moider
moidered
moidering
moiders
moidore
moidores
moieties
moiety
moil
moile
moiled
moilee

Literary usage of Mohur

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1. A Dictionary of Numismatic Names, Their Official and Popular Designations by Albert Romer Frey (1917)
"The basis of the silver monetary system of Nepal introduced by the Gorkhas, who used two varieties of currency as under : PACIS <:.v\i.\ Sv STEM 1 mohur = 2 ..."

2. Useful Tables, Forming an Appendix to the Journal of the Asiatic Society by James Prinsep (1840)
"... gold mohur is omitted in this table, because it bears an artificial value, 14 or 15 annas higher than the new standard mohur. ..."

3. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"... я gold coin of India, no longer current, value i5 and Iß Rupees called a gold mohur- See Silver Coinage. ASHRAF-UL-BALAD, an appellation of Kandahar. ..."

4. Bandobast and Khabar: Reminiscences of India by Guthbert Larking (1888)
"... AND CUTLERY—ANILINE DYES—COLONIAL EXHIBITION STIMULATED TRADE—SLEEP IN TRAIN—ARRIVE AT HYDERABAD GOLD mohur TREES CROWD AT HYDERABAD STATION—DR. ..."

5. The Weekly Reporter by David Sutherland, India High Court (Calcutta, India), Great Britain Privy Council. Judicial Committee (1892)
"... fees, one gold mohur. Glover, J.—I concur in this judgment. The 3rd June 1874. Present: The Hon'ble Sir Richard Couch, Kt., Chief Justice, ..."

6. Bullion and Foreign Exchanges Theoretically and Practically Considered by Ernest Seyd (1868)
"11-664 (180 Grains Troy) 916-667 The Double mohur and the divisions in proportion ... The Gold mohur is precisely the same weight and fineness as the Silver ..."

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