Dynasty / Name of State : French East India Company
Ruler / Authority :
Denomination : Fanon
Metal : Silver
Shape : Round
Calendar System : ND
Issued Year : 1760
Minting Technique : Die Struck
History of French East India Company

From the humble beginnings in trade, the English and the French Companies were inevitably drawn to the politics of India. When the Mughal central authority weakened, the viceroy of the Deccan proved to be incapable to protect the trade interests of the European Companies. Subsequently the European came to a firm conclusion that in order to protect their interests, they must be prepared to unsheathe their swords occasionally. Steeped in the ideology of Mercantilism, the English and the French Co...

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