Copper Double Paisa of King Raghuraj Singh of Princely State Rewa

01 Dec 2020  Tue

Rewa was the Princely State during British rule in India; it is located in the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh. Princely State Rewa was founded in the year 1140 CE and came under British protection in 1812 AD. The royal house of Rewa belongs to the Baghela clan of the Solanki Rajputs.

Raghuraj Singh ruled the Rewa State from 1843 to 1880 AD. During the reign, he issued copper coins in the denomination of Paisa and 2 Paisa from Rewa mint.

This Copper Double or 2 Paisa was issued by King Raghuraj Singh during his rule in Princely State Rewa. The obverse of this coin depicts ‘Lion facing left with tail raised upright, VS date’. The reverse of this coin is inscribed as ‘Agent Bushby Saheb in English legend’.

Image Courtesy: Todywalla Auction

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