1/8 Rupee

Dynasty / Name of State : Hyderabad
Ruler / Authority : Mohmmad Shah Khair al -Din
Denomination : 1/8 Rupee
Metal : Silver
Weight (gm) : 1.34-1.45
Shape : Round or Irregular
Calendar System : AH (Anno Hijri)
Issued Year : 1226
Minting Technique : Die Struck
   
History of Hyderabad

Situated in the south-central region of Indian subcontinent, Hyderabad was the largest Princely State of the British Raj. Established in 1724 to 1948, it was the first state to come under the British paramount when they signed the subsidiary alliance agreement. A new standstill agreement was signed when India gained independence and Hyderabad became a part of the new India.

The Hyderabad state was founded by Mir Qamar ud din Khan, the governor of Deccan under the Mughals from 1713 to 1...

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