Chuckram

Dynasty / Name of State : Travancore
Ruler / Authority : Martanda Varma II
Denomination : Chuckram
Metal : Silver
Shape : Round
Calendar System : ND
Minting Technique : Die Struck
   
History of Travancore

The Kingdom of Travancore was a former Hindu feudal kingdom (till 1858) and an Indian princely state that had been ruled by the Travancore Royal Family from the capital at Padmanabhapuram or Thiruvananthapuram. The Kingdom of Travancore at its zenith comprised most of modern day southern Kerala, Kanyakumari district, and the southernmost parts of Tamil Nadu. The official flag of the state was red with a dextrally-coiled silver conch shell (Turbinella pyrum) at its centre. The king of the state w...

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