|Dynasty / Name of State||:||Cochin|
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|Shape||:||Round or Irregular|
|Minting Technique||:||Die Struck|
Princely state of Cochin was initially a Hindu Kingdom on the Malabar Coast in South India. Once a vast kingdom having power over Ponnani and Thottapally, the kingdom diminished to its minimal area due to the incursions by the Zamorin of Calicut. During the British-Raj, Cochin stood at the head of all districts and states in Southern India except Madras City. It was the chief port of Malabar and the third in importance in Madras Presidency. It is today a part of Kerala state of the Indian Union....Read more
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