Nazarana Rupee

Dynasty / Name of State : Bikaner
Ruler / Authority : Gaj Singh
Denomination : Nazarana Rupee
Metal : Silver
Shape : Round
Calendar System : AH (Anno Hijri)
Minting Technique : Die-Struck
History of Bikaner

The second largest state in Rajputana, Bikaner (Bikanir) was earlier known as Jangladesh. Founded in the 15th century, it became a part of British Raj in 1818 and persisted until India’s Independence in 1947.

Bikaner (Bikanir) State was founded by Bika, the sixth son of Rao Jodha who was the chief of Marwar. He was born in 1439 and at the age of twenty six accompanied his uncle Kandhal and his brother Bida to conquer Bikanir. The territory at that time was occupied partly by Rajput c...

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