Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Jahangir Coin

Pisces sign
 appears on an Indian Zodiac coin minted between 1605 and 1627 C.E. by Mughal ruler Jahangir. I don’t know if the influence is Hindi or Muslim (or both) since Jahangir was a Muslim, but the Indian zodiac looks like the western astrological wheel.

Picture is courtesy of Scott Semans.

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