Hon

Dynasty / Name of State : Maratha
Ruler / Authority : Shivaji Maharaj
Denomination : Hon
Metal : Gold
Weight (gm) : 2.9-3.5
Size (mm) : 11
Shape : Round
Minting Technique : Die Struck
   
History of Maratha

The rise of the Marathas was a dramatic turn in the history of India. Spread across the Deccan Plateau, they had a long lived empire from AD 1664-1819.The presence of Mughals started to diminish due to their power. They first served under the Bijapur sultans who were governed by the Mughals.

Shivaji Bhonsle is known as the,”Father of the Maratha Nation”. He was a very able and just leader who fought with bravery, skill, and impressive strategies. He further expanded the empire and...

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