Rupee

Dynasty / Name of State : Jaisalmer
Ruler / Authority : Anonymous
Denomination : Rupee
Metal : Silver
Weight (gm) : 10.92
Shape : Round or Irregular
Calendar System : AH (Anno Hijri)
Issued Year : 1152
Minting Technique : Die Struck
   
History of Jaisalmer

The princely state of Jaisalmer was situated in the south-western Rajputana province during the British Raj. It emerged in the sixteenth century and was nicknamed the ‘Golden City’ thanks to its yellow sandstone structure and gold-colored desert surrounding it. This state was once the royal seat of the Bhatti Rajputs (the Yaduvanshi) which had some quite notable warriors. Jaisalmer is presently a part of Rajasthan state of the Union of India.

The chiefs of Jaisalmer were Rajputs of ...

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