Dynasty / Name of State : Patiala
Ruler / Authority : Mahindar Singh
Denomination : Rupee
Metal : Silver
Weight (gm) : 11.1-11.2
Shape : Round
Calendar System : VS (Vikram Samvat)
Issued Year : (19)43
Minting Technique : Die Struck
History of Patiala

Patiala princely state was the largest, wealthiest and the most populated state of Phulkian, Punjab. The rulers claimed their origin from the Bhatti family of Jaisalmer, Jaisal. It lies in the eastern plains of the Punjab which was a part of Indo-Gangetic Plain West. It also comprised of a portion of the Shimla hills and the Narnaul.

Baba Ala Singh established Patiala state in 1763. He laid the foundation of Qila Mubarak fort. In the third Battle of Panipat, Marathas were defeated by t...

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