Dynasty / Name of State : Maratha
Ruler / Authority : Peshwa
Denomination : Rupee
Metal : Silver
Weight (gm) : 10.8-11.5
Size (mm) : Varies
Shape : Round
Calendar System : Anno Hijri (AH)
Issued Year : 1231
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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