Silver Nazarana Rupee of Takhat Singh

01 Jun 2018  Fri

Takhat Singh was a Maharaja of Jodhpur who ruled the state from 1843 to 1873 AD. He served the British at the time of Indian Mutiny of 1857 and in 1862 he received a Sanad of adoption. He died in Jodhpur on 13 February 1873 and was cremated at Mandore.

The coins of Takhat Singh contain the legend on the obverse ‘during the auspicious reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria of England and India’. The reverse showed the legend, ‘struck at Jodhpur by Maharajadhiraja Sri Takht Singh Bahadur’ in Persian and ‘Sri Mataji’ in Nagari. It has a mint mark like Jhar, Sword and Sa Daroga. His copper coins are known as Takka (2 Paisas) and Nazarana Takka.

Above shown silver Nazarana Rupee of Takhat Singh was sold for INR 75,000 by Classical Numismatic Gallery.

Image Source: Classical Numismatic Gallery

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