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Johore


The name "Johor" originated from the Arabic word Jauhar, which means "Precious Stones". Founded by Sultan Alauddin the son of Sultan Mahmud Shah, the last Sultan of Malacca, after fleeing from the Portuguese in Malacca. Johor harassed, attacked and became a thorn to the Portuguese during their 130-year rule. The Johor empire covered the area of Riau archipelago, Singapore, Terengganu, Pahang and parts of Sumatera namely Rokan, Siak, Kampar and Indragiri 

Period : Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah (1527-1564) 

Obv : Sultan Alauddin  Reverse : Khalifatul Muminin Shah

Metal/Denomination : Gold Kupang

Ref : SS 2

Period : Sultan Abdul Jalil Shah II (1571-1597) 

Obv : Sultan Abdul Jalil Shah Reverse : Khalifatul Muminin

Metal/Denomination : Gold Kupang

Ref : SS 10

Period : Sultan Abdullah Haayat Shah (1615-1623) 

Obv : Sultan Abdullah Shah  Reverse : Khalifatul Muminin

Metal/Denomination : Gold Kupang

Ref : SS 11B extremely rare

Period : Sultan Abdul Jalil Shah III (1623-1677) 

Obv : Sultan Abdul Jalil Shah (10)78AH = 1667AD  Reverse : Khalifatul Muminin

Metal/Denomination : Gold Mas, Diameter :

Ref : Unlisted (similar to SS7)

Period : Sultan Mahmud Shah II (1685-1699)  

Obv : Sultan Mahmud Shah Reverse : Khalifatul Muminin

Metal/Denomination : Gold kupang, Diameter :

Ref : SS 16 

Period : Sultan Abdul Jalil Rahman Shah (1718-1722) alias Raja Kechil. Proclaimed royal Malacca dynasty lineage, With the help of Minangkabau seized the throne of Johore and deposed the reigning Bendahara Sultan Abdul Jalil IV. Expelled to Siak Sumatera in 1722 by the Bugis in Johore. 

Obv : Sultan Abdul Jalil Rahman  Reverse : Khalifatul Muminin

Metal/Denomination : Gold kupang, Diameter :

Ref : Unlisted

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