This gold mohur was issued by kingGulab Singh from Princely State Rewa. Rewa was a Princely State during the British rule in India. Today; it is located in the heart of India, today in Madhya Pradesh. This state was founded in 1140 AD and came under British protection in 1812 AD. The royal house of Rewa belongs to the Baghela clan of the Solanki Rajputs.
The obverse of this gold mohur depicts the Coat of Arms with small lion supporters, large katar below, Devanagari legend below. The reverse of this coin is inscribed as ‘VS date in the inner circle, Sidhi Maharaja GulabSinghjiBahadurRewa in Devanagari’.
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