1/4 Anna

Dynasty / Name of State : Dewas
Ruler / Authority : Narayan Rao
Denomination : 1/4 Anna
Metal : Copper
Shape : Round
Issued Year : 1888
Minting Technique : Die Struck
History of Dewas

During the British Raj, Dewas was the seat of twin Maratha princely states in the Malwa Political Charge of the Central India Agency. It was divided into two branches- senior and junior or ‘Baba Sahib’ and ‘Dada Sahib’ branch. The circumstances of the Dewas States were unusual. Though they were virtually two distinct chiefships with separate administrations, they shared the same capital town and ruled over separate areas. Their territories were split up into several portions and chiefly ...

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