Gold half mohur of Rewa

01 Jun 2018  Fri

The Princely State of Rewa, also known as Rewah, 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 family of this kingdom belonged to the Baghela branch of Rajput and the Chalukya clan.

The above-shown half gold mohur was issued in the reign of Gulab Singh. This coin was issued to mark the accession of the ruler. The obverse of this coin depicts the Coat of Arms of the Rewa State with legend inscribed below it. The reverse of this coin depicts Nagari legend and VS date 1975 within the line border.

This gold coin is about extremely fine and very fine and was sold for INR 1, 30,000 by the Todywalla Auctions.

Image Courtesy: Todywalla Auctions